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My High School Laptop

My High School Laptop

My second semester of freshman year in high school (which was in January 2012), I received approval to start using a laptop in the classroom. I had an IEP for low vision and dysgraphia, and was beyond thrilled to finally have a device in the […]

Eclipse Soundscapes Review

Eclipse Soundscapes Review

I wrote about an application called Eclipse Soundscapes prior to the solar eclipse on August 21 that allowed people with low vision or blindness to experience the eclipse without looking at the sun. The review can be found on my blog here. I’m happy to […]

Watching the Solar Eclipse with Low Vision

Watching the Solar Eclipse with Low Vision

It seems like everyone around me has been extremely excited for the solar eclipse. There have been lines that spanned across parking lots to get the special glasses, a few of my friends have made t-shirts for the eclipse, and a lot of local museums […]

Microsoft Office Sway

Microsoft Office Sway

Ever since it was first released in 2015, I have found myself using Microsoft Office Sway for many projects in college- at least once every semester.  It’s more impressive than a standard PowerPoint and it’s easier to read than an infographic, especially for people with […]

ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

During my sophomore year of high school, teachers constantly were forgetting to enlarge my assignments (a little more on that here), leaving me to figure out how to make them accessible myself.  I normally would leave class to go ask a paraprofessional to enlarge the […]

Kindle Fire for Low Vision Review

A few months ago, Amazon did a special where you could purchase a refurbished Kindle Fire 7″ tablet for about $30. Now, I’m a huge fan of the Nook e-reader, and have been since it first came out, but I had been curious about Prime […]

App Accessibility Checklist for Low Vision

App Accessibility Checklist for Low Vision

About a month ago, my friend recommended an application to download on my phone. I wasn’t sure if they had thought about this, but there are many apps, even popular ones, that are inaccessible to people with low vision or photosensitivity. Right as I was […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Get Dressed?

How Do People With Low Vision…Get Dressed?

A couple of nights ago, I was waiting to get into my school dining hall, where a staff member swipes my student ID to allow me to get in. At the time, the person was way on the other side of the room and told […]

5 Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

I started using my personal technology in the classroom full-time in 2013 when I started attending a high school that had wifi access available for students. I gave a presentation my senior year about some of these apps to my school district because so many […]