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Creating Audio Description For Viral Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Viral Videos With YouDescribe

A lot of my friends enjoy sharing videos with me on social media about topics that enjoy, ranging from serious videos about visual impairment to comedy videos featuring my favorite music. One of my friends just shared a video today that was celebrating “Earth, Wind, […]

Why I Use Accessibility Support Phone Numbers

Why I Use Accessibility Support Phone Numbers

A couple of months ago, one of my friends with low vision was trying to troubleshoot their iPad and needed to call Apple to figure out how to resolve an issue. They were nervous about calling though, because they didn’t want to wait on hold […]

How To Modify Anatomy Diagrams For The Visually Impaired

How To Modify Anatomy Diagrams For The Visually Impaired

One of my friends in college is studying kinesiology and asked me if I had any ideas on how to modify anatomy diagrams for the visually impaired. My friend has low vision and a progressive eye condition, and was telling me about how it can […]

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Make Rolled Ice Cream?

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Make Rolled Ice Cream?

Over the summer, two of my friends and I decided to take an afternoon class where we would learn to make rolled ice cream. At first, my friends wondered what rolled ice cream was, and if we would be able to make it independently, since […]

Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

I started using a blindness cane full-time when I started attending college, and I was surprised to learn that navigating on my college campus was much different than navigating in my hometown or at the store. While it wasn’t hard for me to adjust to […]

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Take Selfies?

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Take Selfies?

When one of my friends who has no usable vision came to visit Washington DC, we decided to figure how blind people take selfies, or rather how someone with low vision can take a selfie since it was my phone. It took several tries and […]

Ten Signs You’re Friends With A Blindness Cane User

Ten Signs You’re Friends With A Blindness Cane User

For many of my sighted friends, I am the first person they have ever met who uses a blindness cane. Because of this, I have been able to teach them a lot about the world of visual impairment and assistive technology, and in exchange they […]

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 […]

How To Describe Flowers for the Blind and Visually Impaired

How To Describe Flowers for the Blind and Visually Impaired

A while ago, someone on the internet asked an interesting question- “how would you describe a flower to a blind person?” It’s a fairly simple question, but one of my friends and I were talking about it when I recently joined them on a shopping […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Meet Disney Characters?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Meet Disney Characters?

When I went to Disneyland during spring break, I found myself wondering how the Disney characters interact with children who have vision impairments, or if any special considerations were taken for blind kids meeting Disney characters. In order to learn more about how visually impaired […]