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How Web Accessibility Impacts My Life With Low Vision

How Web Accessibility Impacts My Life With Low Vision

For the last few days, I haven’t left my dorm very much. But during that time, I have been able to do the following: Read a virtual library book on George Boole from my college library Order dinner with an application on my phone Talk […]

CentOS Accessibility For Low Vision

CentOS Accessibility For Low Vision

In one of the data science computer labs on my college campus, the default operating system is CentOS, a well-known Linux distribution. While a lot of my professors know the ins and outs of the operating system, they weren’t as knowledgeable about configuring CentOS accessibility […]

Using High Contrast Themes In Windows 10

Using High Contrast Themes In Windows 10

This past month at my internship, I found that I was experiencing a stronger aversion to light than I normally do, so I decided to try using high contrast themes in Windows 10 to see if that would help me focus better. I was thrilled […]

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Go To A Live Taping?

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Go To A Live Taping?

When visiting New York City, my brother and I had the opportunity to attend a live taping for “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” which airs on NBC. My brother is a fan of Seth Meyers, so we were both excited to attend the taping for […]

Visiting The Met With Visual Impairment

Visiting The Met With Visual Impairment

When my brother and I went to New York City, we had the opportunity to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as The Met and learn about how to access The Met with vision impairment. At first, my brother was probably slightly confused […]

How Bookshare Books Come To Life

How Bookshare Books Come To Life

When I was visiting Palo Alto, I had the opportunity to tour Bookshare headquarters and learn more about how Bookshare books come to life. As someone who has used the service for over eight years, it was fascinating for me to see all of the […]

How To Use Audio Description Devices at Disney World and Disneyland

How To Use Audio Description Devices at Disney World and Disneyland

The last two times I have visited Disney World and Disneyland, I have requested to use an audio description device when I’m in the parks. While the audio description devices have been around for a long time, not many people know about them- even park […]

Writing Image Descriptions For Red Carpet Outfits

Writing Image Descriptions For Red Carpet Outfits

Even though I don’t watch any awards shows, my mom will frequently send me pictures of beautiful dresses that stars wore on the red carpet. If the images are high resolution, I am able to zoom in and see a lot of the details, but […]

Reading Independent Titles With Kindle Unlimited

Reading Independent Titles With Kindle Unlimited

Recently, one of my former teachers self-published a novel on Amazon, and my friend asked me if I would be able to read it in an accessible format. Luckily, I discovered that the title was available on the Kindle Unlimited subscription service, so I would […]

How To Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

How To Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

Yesterday, I was helping my friend set up their new computer and they asked me how to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Windows. They were telling me that with their low vision, it can be difficult to locate icons, and they wanted to be able […]