As a college student with chronic illness, I have learned a lot about how to schedule college classes and how to create the best college schedule. Many of my friends come to me every semester with a list of their required classes and ask me […]
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As a college student with vision impairment and chronic illness, I have lived with several suitemates, meaning that I have my own bedroom and share a common area and bathroom with 1-3 other girls. Often times, I am the first vision impaired person that they […]
Whenever I am in an unfamiliar place, I love trying new foods and restaurants so I can broaden my horizons. I’ve had amazing pineapple upside down pancakes, discovered a love for kimchi fries and kimchi rice bowls, devoured some of the best breakfast tacos I’ve […]
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
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. More specifically, I worried about teasing for wearing sunglasses at night. I had started developing light […]
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
How to transfer to a virtual class partially through the year or at the mid-year mark from a traditional classroom environment. Great for students with IEPs, 504 plans, or other emergency situations.