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Tips For Writing Letters To Visually Impaired Recipients

Tips For Writing Letters To Visually Impaired Recipients

Earlier tonight, a reader sent me a sweet Twitter thread trending about a young child who is working on a letter-writing project so that they can keep in touch with a variety of friends, family members, and pen-pals. The reader then asked me if I had…

Ways To Use Teleprompter Apps As Assistive Technology

Ways To Use Teleprompter Apps As Assistive Technology

A couple of days ago, a student messaged me saying that they needed to read information in large print on an iPad, and mentioned that they had trouble seeing the largest font size for Dynamic Text. While they are currently learning how to use screen…

How I Read Research Sources With Assistive Technology

How I Read Research Sources With Assistive Technology

Over the years, I have had several awesome teachers and professors who have helped me learn how to write essays and research papers for my classes quickly and efficiently. Because of them, I have earned consistently high scores on all of my writing assignments and…

How To Create Accessible Assignments With Microsoft Office Sway

How To Create Accessible Assignments With Microsoft Office Sway

I received a question from a teacher asking about how they could incorporate audio files into classroom assignments that would be easy to access for a student with low vision. Since the student was going to be answering questions in a separate document regardless of…

Quick Ways To Improve Accessibility For Virtual Learning Materials

Quick Ways To Improve Accessibility For Virtual Learning Materials

At the beginning of the semester, I often sit down with my professors and go over my Disability Services File so that they can have a better understanding of what I can and can’t see in my physical and virtual classes. One of my professors…

Tips For Reading Music On An iPad With Low Vision

Tips For Reading Music On An iPad With Low Vision

I received a reader question today asking about tips for reading music on an iPad with low vision, and if there was anything that they would need to do to make music easier to read. I’ve used my iPad to read music for many years,…

My Favorite Web Browser Extensions For Virtual Learning

My Favorite Web Browser Extensions For Virtual Learning

After taking over three dozen virtual classes and countless more online hybrid classes, I have learned firsthand how using web browser extensions for virtual learning can make a huge difference in how well I do in my virtual classes. While these extensions don’t help me…

Microsoft Whiteboard Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Microsoft Whiteboard Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Earlier today, I received a question from a teacherabout Microsoft Whiteboard accessibility for visual impairment, and if Microsoft Whiteboard could be used by students with low vision or blindness. I was excited to share with them that the Microsoft Whiteboard app is a great tool…

Pocket App Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Pocket App Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Recently, one of my friends was asking me about a way to read articles and browse websites offline with assistive technology, and I was excited to tell them all about the Pocket app accessibility for visual impairment. The Pocket app has grown in popularity over…

Ways To Read Webpages Without A Traditional Screen Reader

Ways To Read Webpages Without A Traditional Screen Reader

As a person with low vision, I personally prefer to read text in large print whenever possible. However, there are times when I am unable to read text due to eye strain, the largest font size available is too small, or I am dealing with…

How To Modify An Instrument Fingering Chart For Low Vision

How To Modify An Instrument Fingering Chart For Low Vision

When I was in middle school, I had trouble seeing the instrument fingering chart for clarinet due to all of the small symbols. Since I had no idea that I could modify an instrument fingering chart for low vision, I just tried to guess what…

How I Use Accessible Voting Machines With Low Vision

How I Use Accessible Voting Machines With Low Vision

Last week, I was able to use an accessible voting machine for the first time in order to vote in the upcoming primary election. I had first learned about these machines in November when I voted in a local election, however the polling staff had…

How To Create Accessible Classroom Posters For Students With Visual Impairments

How To Create Accessible Classroom Posters For Students With Visual Impairments

Educational posters are common fixtures in K-12 classrooms, as teachers love to find ways to present information in a fun and visual way that students can easily reference by looking around the classroom. However, blind students or students with low vision frequently do not have…

How To Make ASCII/Emoji Memes Accessible For Visual Impairment

How To Make ASCII/Emoji Memes Accessible For Visual Impairment

In the last few months, there has been an increase in the amount of ASCII memes and emoji memes on social media, and several people have been asking how to make these memes accessible for visual impairment so that people with vision loss or people…

Choosing High Contrast Color Schemes For Low Vision

Choosing High Contrast Color Schemes For Low Vision

On several of my favorite assistive technology devices and software applications, there are several options for choosing high contrast color schemes with low vision. While I tend to rotate between the same color schemes depending on different factors, I still like to look at all…