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YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

As someone with low vision and a strong sensitivity to flashing lights, I rely on very observant friends and audio description services to be able to watch YouTube videos. My favorite service that provides audio description for YouTube videos is YouDescribe, because the voices are […]

Using Audio Description at Dear Evan Hansen

Using Audio Description at Dear Evan Hansen

My experience using Dear Evan Hansen audio description as a theatergoer with low vision.

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Get Plane Safety Information?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Get Plane Safety Information?

How to get plane safety information for blind and vision impaired travelers on any airline. Great for beginners or children/teenagers

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

Many of my professors in college have gone paperless, and assign homework, quizzes, and tests online using software like MyMathLab. I prefer to have digital assignments, so I have found this change to be awesome, since I don’t have to worry about having a backpack […]

Visiting The Museum of Modern Art With Vision Impairment

Visiting The Museum of Modern Art With Vision Impairment

Even though I have a vision impairment, I love going to visit art museums, and my visit to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City was no exception. My brother and I both spent hours looking at the gorgeous artwork, as he used […]

Why I Use Repl.it IDE For My Coding Assignments

Why I Use Repl.it IDE For My Coding Assignments

Last semester, I needed to find a large print IDE that I could use for my Python programming class, and one of my friends recommended that I try Repl.it. At first, I wasn’t sure what to expect from an online IDE- would it be any […]

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Today is a special day. Thousands of students from all around the world are learning about computer science for the first time with Hour of Code, many from underrepresented populations. This includes students that are using assistive technology with Hour of Code to learn more […]

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

While it wasn’t officially written as part of my IEP accommodations, my teachers and I worked together to develop various accommodations for my low vision so that I could use computers in the school computer lab. Because I attended schools with limited funding for assistive […]

How To Write Alt Text For Memes

How To Write Alt Text For Memes

Yesterday, Instagram announced that users could now add alt text and image descriptions to their posts, or have alt text automatically generated for them. While there are many great examples of how to write alt text and image descriptions for personal and product posts, there […]

How To Write Alt Text For Digital Comics

How To Write Alt Text For Digital Comics

With the new update for Instagram that allows users to add their own alt text and image descriptions to their posts, comic artists now have an opportunity to share their creations with people who are vision impaired. While it may seem difficult to write alt […]