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Fast Facts About Plastic Straw Bans For People With Disabilities

Fast Facts About Plastic Straw Bans For People With Disabilities

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why about plastic straw bans and how they impact people with disabilities, with a focus on vision impairment and Chiari Malformation

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

How Tinted Glasses Help My Light Sensitivity

When my eye doctor first recommended that I get tinted glasses in eighth grade, I was worried people might tease me for looking like I wear sunglasses all the time, or specifically sunglasses at night. I had started developing light sensitivity, or photosensitivity, as my […]

The Real Villain In Incredibles 2 – Strobe Lights (NO SPOILERS)

The Real Villain In Incredibles 2 – Strobe Lights (NO SPOILERS)

What you and your family need to know about strobe lights in Disney/Pixar’s new movie, Incredibles 2

How To Make Medication Bottles Accessible For Vision Impairment

How To Make Medication Bottles Accessible For Vision Impairment

Ten ways to identify prescription and over the counter medication for people with vision impairments, with no-tech and high-tech assistive technology options available

My Favorite Neck Pillows

My Favorite Neck Pillows

Thanksgiving week 2015, my dad and I were rear-ended while driving on the interstate, and I had awful whiplash as a result (thankfully, no one else was injured). Later on, we learned I had more extensive damage in my neck, something that I still struggle […]

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Holiday Lights With Photosensitivity

Visiting Christmas and holiday light displays with migraines, epilepsy, and similar photosensitive conditions.

My Experience With Botox

My Experience With Botox

My experiences getting Botox for chronic migraines and suspected cervical dystonia with Chiari Malformation

Why I Love Having Friends With The Same Condition

Why I Love Having Friends With The Same Condition

How having friend with low vision and Chiari Malformation has helped me accept my disability and diagnoses

How To Contact Your Senators

How To Contact Your Senators

How to get your message across about healthcare (or any other topic) to your senators

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Walking the halls of high school with an immobilizing leg brace- great for students with short and long term injuries and conditions