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Five US Government Resources on Assistive Technology

Five US Government Resources on Assistive Technology

Five websites from the US Government that educate visitors on disability and assistive technology.

How To Create Tactile Images With Everyday Objects

How To Create Tactile Images With Everyday Objects

One of my friends and I were having a conversation about ways to display information in a tactile way. Since coming to college, I have been learning more and more about creating materials without using any fancy technology or expensive items. Here are ten items […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Conferences?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Conferences?

Being right near Washington DC, I have been able to attend several conferences and events related to assistive technology and disability. I always learn something from these events, and attending them has not only benefitted me as a blogger, but as a student and someone […]

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

Right now, a lot of people in the low vision and blindness community are talking about the Cogswell-Macy Act and how it can help students with disabilities. Today, I am answering common questions people may have about this bill, and explaining why it is so […]

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

In recent times, I have been talking to a lot of students who have either diagnosed or suspected dysgraphia. Inspired by this, I have put together a list of accommodations I had in school, all the way from elementary school to the present day in […]

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Over the summer, I met several students that were transitioning from high school to college with disabilities. Since IEPs expire once a student graduates high school, these students needed to register for accommodations through the Disability Services office. One of the things that fascinated me […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

For the 2016 election, I voted prior to Election Day by absentee, traveling to a polling place in my hometown to cast my vote in what was a very important election. My first voting experience is something I will never forget for two reasons- the […]

How To Create Accessible PowerPoints

How To Create Accessible PowerPoints

Out of all of the presentation software out there, PowerPoint is by far the most used in all of my classes. It’s not difficult to see why- it’s easy to use, supported across many devices, and internationally recognized. However, there are some people who don’t […]

Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Sometimes, I feel like I expected way too much from my case manager. I wanted someone who would be able to help me make sure my IEP was followed in the classroom, and help me fight back when it wasn’t. Instead, I was given someone […]

Accessing The Periodic Table

Accessing The Periodic Table

In many high school and college science classes, students often encounter the Periodic Table. Typically, it is presented in an inaccessible format, with lots of small numbers and hard to read text. However, there are many ways to make the Periodic Table accessible to people […]