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Tag: Disability Life

My Experience at ATIA 2019

My Experience at ATIA 2019

This past week, I had the opportunity to attend the ATIA 2019 Conference in Orlando, Florida. I was able to find out about the latest and greatest emerging technologies in the field of accessibility and vision impairment, test out new devices, and get lots of […]

How To Choose Distraction Music For Medical Treatments

How To Choose Distraction Music For Medical Treatments

Like most people, I get very anxious around needles and benefit from having distraction music during medical treatments or procedures. When I’m listening to music, I don’t think too much about what is happening around me. This is beneficial, because I can easily relax and […]

12 Safe Alternatives To The Bird Box Challenge

12 Safe Alternatives To The Bird Box Challenge

In recent times, I have seen a new social media trend flooding my timeline called the Bird Box Challenge (#BirdBoxChallenge). The concept of the challenge is that a person is supposed to blindfold themselves and then complete everyday activities such as walking, doing chores, and […]

Why Every Visually Impaired Child Should Meet A Therapy Dog

Why Every Visually Impaired Child Should Meet A Therapy Dog

When I was about five years old, my family took me to a library program where kids could read to certified therapy dogs. This program was designed to spark a love of reading, and also a love of dogs for the children who visited each […]

Common File Types For Vision Impairment and Print Disabilities

Common File Types For Vision Impairment and Print Disabilities

It’s easy to get overwhelmed over all of the different file types that are used for accessible materials for people with vision impairment. It’s not uncommon for a student to have to work with several different file types during class, which means it’s important to […]

Incorporating Blindness Canes into Halloween Costumes

I started using a blindness cane about two months before Halloween, and found myself wondering how I was going to incorporate my blindness cane into a Halloween costume for a party I was invited to. I knew I wanted my cane to be part of […]

Ten Ways Vision Impairment Influenced Classic Artists

Ten Ways Vision Impairment Influenced Classic Artists

It’s easy to assume that in order to create any form of art, one must have perfect eyesight so they can paint rich landscapes like Claude Monet or draw sketches like Leonardo da Vinci. However, it’s surprising¬† to learn that several of the most famous […]

Fast Facts About Accessible Packaging

Since I don’t have a car with me at college, I frequently use online shopping as a way to get items that would be otherwise difficult to transport. Over time, I have noticed more and more products are being transported in what is called accessible […]

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 To Deal With Broken Glasses

I have learned a lot about how to deal with broken glasses over the years. It seems I always seem to break them in the most unpredictable ways. Let me explain: When I went to visit a petting zoo this summer, I had the opportunity […]