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How I Use My Phone As Assistive Technology In Class

How I Use My Phone As Assistive Technology In Class

A lot of people on social media have been talking about a viral article that shares reasons why a college professor does not allow students to have phones in class, and one of the first thoughts that came to mind was how glad I am…

Google Lens Review For Low Vision

Google Lens Review For Low Vision

One of the most-used apps by far on my Android phone as a person with low vision is the Google Lens app. In the last 24 hours, I’ve used it seven times for various tasks around my house and tasks related to accessing my schoolwork,…

Writing Python Code on iPad With Pythonista

Writing Python Code on iPad With Pythonista

During one of my data science classes, the computer I use for writing Python code in class and that has all of my accessibility settings configured crashed and would not turn back on. Instead of giving up on doing the in-class exercises, I started writing…

Tips For BeSpecular Volunteers From A Visually Impaired User

Tips For BeSpecular Volunteers From A Visually Impaired User

Several of my friends have signed up as volunteers for Be My Eyes and have been sad that they haven’t been able to take any calls because they were busy or couldn’t get to a call in time. They asked me if I knew of…

BeSpecular App Review For Visually Impaired Users

BeSpecular App Review For Visually Impaired Users

Recently, I received a question from a reader about alternatives to Be My Eyes for people who may not be able to use that app for various reasons. I was excited to discover the BeSpecular app and started working on my BeSpecular app review for…

Epic App Review For Visual Impairment

Epic App Review For Visual Impairment

I love testing out different reading apps, and was excited to come across an Epic app review when browsing new apps on social media. I decided to give it a try to see what it would be like to use the Epic app for visual…

Google Lookout App For Low Vision

Google Lookout App For Low Vision

When I attended the ATIA conference in January, I stopped by the Google booth to learn more about this new app called Google Lookout for low vision and blind users. One of the friendly Google employees sat down with me and introduced me to what…

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

This semester, I discovered that I need some extra help with some of my data science coursework involving physics and statistics, so I went looking for online tutoring services that could help me. I was thrilled to learn that my library has a partnership with…

How To Write Emergency Medical Information For Android 10

How To Write Emergency Medical Information For Android 10

Over the summer, my friend asked if there was an easy way to display medical information on their phone in case of an emergency, and I was able to show them a cool function in Android that allows users to do exactly that, and with…

Watching Free Documentaries With Kanopy

Watching Free Documentaries With Kanopy

During my freshman year of college, I had the opportunity to take one of my favorite classes of all time- a course called Software Usability Analysis and Design. The class focused on teaching elements of good and bad design through the lens of technology, and…

Google Pay and Visual Impairment

Google Pay and Visual Impairment

During the first few weeks of my summer internship, there was an issue with my bank account that was out of my control that kept me from being able to use my physical debit or credit cards for a few days. While I waited for…

Novel Effect App Review For Visual Impairment

Novel Effect App Review For Visual Impairment

Recently, I was talking to a faculty mentor about interesting reading apps for kids, and the app Novel Effect came up as a great way to encourage students to read books, stories, and poems out loud. While I’ve always felt fairly comfortable with reading text…

Mango Languages for Libraries Review

Mango Languages for Libraries Review

Since I started attending college outside of Washington DC, I have met many friends that have lived all over the world and that speak multiple languages, including Hindi, Greek, Spanish, Tagalog, Chinese, Russian, and more. I love when my friends teach me things about their…

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

A few semesters ago, I had to switch around a bunch of my classes. I went through my school’s class database and made notes of the new classes I wanted to take and their course registration numbers. After writing down all of the information, I…

“David Bowie Is…” Augmented Reality App Review

“David Bowie Is…” Augmented Reality App Review

Exploring the life and career of David Bowie with the “David Bowie Is…” augmented reality app, based on the traveling exhibit