Veronica With Four Eyes

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ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

ScanMarker Air for Print Disabilities

During my sophomore year of high school, teachers constantly were forgetting to enlarge my assignments (a little more on that here), leaving me to figure out how to make them accessible myself.  I normally would leave class to go ask a paraprofessional to enlarge the […]

eReaders and Low Vision

eReaders and Low Vision

I remember when Barnes and Noble first announced they would be selling their own eReader, the Nook.  The other eReaders on the market at the time had small keyboards and the display was difficult to see for someone with low vision. But the Nook was […]

College Libraries and Low Vision

College Libraries and Low Vision

This shouldn’t be overly surprising, but I don’t really go to libraries that often. I appreciate their existence, and believe they are very important, but they often don’t have services for people like me- students with low vision. There aren’t very many large print books […]

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

As a college student with low vision, chronic pain, and chronic migraines, the items I bring to class to help me succeed are often vastly different than my classmates. This doesn’t mean I have an unfair advantage, but rather that I use different tools to […]

Save Bookshare

Author’s note- Bookshare, a service that provides large print and Braille digital books for people with print disabilities worldwide, is currently in danger of losing federal funding. As a student with low vision, I have been using Bookshare since 2011 and it has dramatically changed […]