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Described And Captioned Media Program Review

Described And Captioned Media Program Review

At an assistive technology conference I recently attended, I visited the booth for the Described and Captioned Media Program. I was excited to meet the people behind the project and learn all about how their program helps to support students in the classroom by giving […]

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

Over the weekend, an image went viral of a woman holding a blindness cane and using a phone at the same time. Many people assumed that the woman was faking her vision impairment because she was looking down at her phone. The reality is, many […]

Seven Elements Of Accessible Store Layouts for Vision Impairment

Seven Elements Of Accessible Store Layouts for Vision Impairment

The last time I went shopping at a popular clothing retailer for college students, I tripped over multiple store displays and knocked over an entire rack of clothing. I have low vision and use a blindness cane, but that didn’t stop the store associates from […]

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

As someone with low vision and a strong sensitivity to flashing lights, I rely on very observant friends and audio description services to be able to watch YouTube videos. My favorite service that provides audio description for YouTube videos is YouDescribe, because the voices are […]

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.

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Get Plane Safety Information?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Get Plane Safety Information?

How to get plane safety information for blind and vision impaired travelers on any airline. Great for beginners or children/teenagers

Be My Eyes App Review

Be My Eyes App Review

During my senior year of high school, I was researching assistive technology apps and found a Be My Eyes review. I was interested in the concept of having a sighted person available to help me whenever I need them. I didn’t really use the service […]

Seven Myths About Schools For The Blind

Seven Myths About Schools For The Blind

When I visited Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) to talk about assistive technology, I admit that I wasn’t sure what to expect from a school for the blind. This is a completely natural response, given I had never been inside a […]

How To Describe A Christmas Tree To Someone Who Is Vision Impaired

How To Describe A Christmas Tree To Someone Who Is Vision Impaired

A while ago, one of my friends took me to an event where we got to look at different types of Christmas trees, and they panicked because they had no idea how to describe the Christmas tree we saw. They looked at me very nervously, […]

How To Decorate A Vision Impairment Friendly Christmas Tree

How To Decorate A Vision Impairment Friendly Christmas Tree

Earlier today, my mom and brother discovered that our pre-lit Christmas tree had an interesting glitch. One half of the tree displayed multicolored lights, while the other half displayed white lights. This would change as the lights would change colors, though each half of the […]