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Writing Python Code on iPad With Pythonista

Writing Python Code on iPad With Pythonista

During one of my data science classes, the computer I use for writing Python code in class and that has all of my accessibility settings configured crashed and would not turn back on. Instead of giving up on doing the in-class exercises, I started writing…

Ten Questions To Ask When Changing Your Major

Ten Questions To Ask When Changing Your Major

While I have always been interested in studying assistive technology, I have changed my major three times in college. Each time I have changed, I have asked myself questions about why I am considering changing my major, so that I could ensure that this would…

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

One of the questions I am frequently asked by students and teachers alike is about what laptop is best for college, and how to choose a laptop that will last through college. While it’s no secret that I love my Surface Pro and my HP…

CentOS Accessibility For Low Vision

CentOS Accessibility For Low Vision

In one of the data science computer labs on my college campus, the default operating system is CentOS, a well-known Linux distribution. While a lot of my professors know the ins and outs of the operating system, they weren’t as knowledgeable about configuring CentOS accessibility…

How I Document Accessibility Preferences With Low Vision

How I Document Accessibility Preferences With Low Vision

As a student with fluctuating low vision, one of the most valuable skills I have developed is how I document accessibility preferences with low vision. My low vision is not static, and can change multiple times throughout the day. Alternatively, I might need to have…

SQLiteStudio and Low Vision

SQLiteStudio and Low Vision

For one of my classes as an IT major and two of my classes as a data science major, I’ve used the program SQLiteStudio for homework and classwork related to the SQL programming language. A lot of professors teach students to use SQL using this…

What If I Get Dropped From All My College Classes?

What If I Get Dropped From All My College Classes?

My family and friends frequently tell me that I am the type of person that can handle any situation that life throws at me and that many of my experiences can make great blog material. As a result of this, I have decided to start…

How To Create An Accessible Formula Sheet

How To Create An Accessible Formula Sheet

In several of my math, statistics, and data science classes, the professor will provide a formula sheet for quizzes and exams, or encourage students to make their own. Many of these formula sheets are difficult to read, because there is lots of information printed on…

Dialog Boxes and Low Vision

Dialog Boxes and Low Vision

Recently, one of my friends came to me asking if a program they had written was executing correctly, because they couldn’t see their computer dialog boxes due to low vision. My friend and I spent the afternoon trying to come up with solutions to enlarge…

Tips To Stay Organized In Virtual Classes

Tips To Stay Organized In Virtual Classes

I took over a dozen virtual classes in high school, and about half of the classes I’ve taken in college have been virtual classes as well. As a result I’ve gathered lots of tips to stay organized in virtual classes and seen firsthand how having…