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Decoding The Tips of Blindness Canes

Decoding The Tips of Blindness Canes

Last night, I was telling my friend about my first blindness cane that I had bought, long before I knew about how there are different tips for blindness canes. My first cane was awkward to use and frequently got stuck in sidewalk cracks because I […]

How To Use VoiceOver For Beginners

How To Use VoiceOver For Beginners

When I started teaching myself how to use VoiceOver, I often got very frustrated at how much of a challenge it seemed to be. There were moments where I fantasized about throwing my iPad out the window because I couldn’t figure it out, and I […]

All About HR 6421- The Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act

All About HR 6421- The Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why  About HR 6421- The Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act, a bill that could help find a cure for many eye conditions

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Use Emoji?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Use Emoji?

Every time I turn around, I feel like I am seeing people use emoji, which have become a defining pop culture element of today’s society. People of all ages are using emoji to convey different messages, and as someone with a vision impairment, it can […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

My friend and I were talking the other day and they asked me how I had learned to navigate the hallways of my school before I started using a blindness cane- read more about my cane in my post for White Cane Day 2016 here. […]

Seven Benefits of Having a Case With State Departments for Vision Impairment

Seven Benefits of Having a Case With State Departments for Vision Impairment

If you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with low vision or blindness, here’s why you need a case with your state vision impairment department

Fast Facts About Audio Description

Fast Facts About Audio Description

Whenever I go somewhere that features a lot of visual information, I always look to see if there are audio description services available so that I can get information about my surroundings. Unlike closed captioning, which is required by law in public places and for […]

Aira For Low Vision Review

Aira For Low Vision Review

How I use Aira smart glasses in college with low vision and how they have helped me travel independently

Respondus LockDown Browser Accessibility for Vision Impairment

Respondus LockDown Browser Accessibility for Vision Impairment

Using assistive technology with Respondus LockDown Browser for taking tests in college

Be My Eyes x Microsoft- Technical Support for the Visually Impaired

Be My Eyes x Microsoft- Technical Support for the Visually Impaired

A few months ago, I attended an event for members of my community with vision impairments, with a diverse range of ages and vision levels, and listened to them talk about issues they face in their day-to-day lives. One of the common things I heard […]