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How To Make Accessible Friendship Bracelet Patterns For Visual Impairment

How To Make Accessible Friendship Bracelet Patterns For Visual Impairment

A young student I work with recently asked me if I knew anything about finding accessible friendship bracelet patterns, or if I could help them figure out how to make the bracelets. In their class, making friendship bracelets out of embroidery floss or yarn is…

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Over the last few months, I’ve noticed that many of my friends and people around me have started creating different beautiful art and craft projects, ranging from paintings of their pets to knitting and crocheting blankets. Many of them follow along with videos that they…

Skillshare Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Skillshare Accessibility For Visual Impairment

While it’s no secret that I love taking online classes at my college, I’ve also been taking some informal creative classes on the Skillshare platform for the last several months so I could learn more about different topics that intersect with my research interests. One…

Accessible Virtual Field Trip- Rijksmuseum

Accessible Virtual Field Trip- Rijksmuseum

It’s always fun to explore museums, landmarks, and national parks in real life, though a growing number of places are now supporting virtual tours and virtual field trips so that people can visit these amazing places no matter where they are in the world. It’s…

How To Write Alt Text For Gifs

How To Write Alt Text For Gifs

Twitter started supporting alt text for gifs a few years ago, and one of the first questions I received when the feature debuted was about how to write alt text for gifs and where to find alt text on Twitter. I personally love that alt…

How To Customize Icons In Windows 10

How To Customize Icons In Windows 10

When I was exploring ways to make my computer easier to see, I decided to learn how to customize icons in Windows 10 to help make my favorite programs easier to see. This was especially helpful at my summer internship, because my most used programs…

How To Write Alt Text For Amateur Art

How To Write Alt Text For Amateur Art

One of my good friends loves creating beautiful digital art, filled with lots of different colors, shapes, and a mix of both original characters and characters from pop culture. Recently, they asked me how to write alt text for amateur art, or how to write…

Tips For Creating Art For Visually Impaired Friends

Tips For Creating Art For Visually Impaired Friends

I have lots of friends who are artists, and recently one of them asked me for tips on creating art for visually impaired friends. This friend has normal sight, but was interested in creating a piece of digital artwork for another friend with low vision…

How To Create A Custom Android Home Screen For Low Vision

How To Create A Custom Android Home Screen For Low Vision

Recently, I was updating the design of a friend’s Android home screen after they asked me how to create a custom Android home screen for low vision, and how to design the best Android home screen. While everybody has different preferences for how they use…

How I Decorate My Dorm Room With Low Vision

How I Decorate My Dorm Room With Low Vision

This week, a well-known designer named Nate Berkus spoke about how they would design a space for someone living with vision loss. I agreed with a lot of the things they talked about, such as the importance of good contrast, lighting, and the awesomeness of…

Visiting The Met With Visual Impairment

Visiting The Met With Visual Impairment

When my brother and I went to New York City, we had the opportunity to visit The Metropolitan Museum of Art, also known as The Met and learn about how to access The Met with vision impairment. At first, my brother was probably slightly confused…

Choosing Wallpapers and Backgrounds With Low Vision

Choosing Wallpapers and Backgrounds With Low Vision

Yesterday at my internship, I was watching someone set up my computer when I noticed that there appeared to be no icons on my computer’s home screen. This seemed weird to me, because one of the people on my team said that there were icon…

Writing Image Descriptions For Red Carpet Outfits

Writing Image Descriptions For Red Carpet Outfits

Even though I don’t watch any awards shows, my mom will frequently send me pictures of beautiful dresses that stars wore on the red carpet. If the images are high resolution, I am able to zoom in and see a lot of the details, but…

Watching Guava Island With Audio Description on Amazon Prime Video

Watching Guava Island With Audio Description on Amazon Prime Video

My brother is a huge fan of Donald Glover/Childish Gambino and has been talking nonstop about his latest project called Guava Island. Even though I don’t know very much about Donald Glover, I was interested to see if audio description would be available so that viewers…

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.