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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,…

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…

Using Assistive Technology With The Apple Teacher Certification Program

Using Assistive Technology With The Apple Teacher Certification Program

A little over a month ago, I received my Apple Teacher certification through the official Apple Teacher program. While I am not a teacher, I do have lots of readers who are teachers and spend a lot of time in education-related spaces. And since I…

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…

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…

Zoom Magnifier and Low Vision

Zoom Magnifier and Low Vision

When my friend first got an iPad, their first question to me was about how to use Apple’s Zoom screen magnification tool so that they could use their iPad with low vision. Since they use screen magnification software on their computer already, it was fairly…

How To Find Accessibility Emoji In iOS 13.2

How To Find Accessibility Emoji In iOS 13.2

One of the exciting parts of the new iOS 13.2 update is that there are now emoji for visual impairment and many other disabilities. Personally, I’m excited to see images of assistive technology being included in the emoji keyboard so people can add it to…

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

One of the questions I am frequently asked by students and teachers alike is about what laptop is best for college, and how to choose a laptop that will last through college. While it’s no secret that I love my Surface Pro and my HP…

How To Add Alt Text On Social Media

How To Add Alt Text On Social Media

When people ask me if I have any tips for improving accessibility of social media posts, I like to ask them if they know how to add alt text on social media platforms. While a lot of people know how to add alt text on…

Accessibility Settings I’m Using In iPad OS and iOS 13

Accessibility Settings I’m Using In iPad OS and iOS 13

The moment I downloaded the new iPadOS 13 updates, I immediately went to the accessibility section to see if anything new had been added- my favorite part of any new software updates. I was beyond excited to find out that lots of new accessibility updates…

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…

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…