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Environmental Accommodations For Low Vision Students

Environmental Accommodations For Low Vision Students

I’ve talked a lot about accommodations for low vision students on my website, though many of my posts have focused on accommodations for print materials or the use of assistive technology. Another important consideration for helping low vision students to thrive in the classroom is…

How To Get Disability Accommodations In Community College

How To Get Disability Accommodations In Community College

I’m taking a couple of classes at a community college this summer to transfer back to my university, and one of the first things I did after enrolling as a visiting student was contact the Disability Services coordinator so that I would be able to…

Ten Questions To Ask When Choosing A Virtual Class

Ten Questions To Ask When Choosing A Virtual Class

As students of all ages begin planning registration for upcoming classes, I have received many messages asking questions about choosing virtual classes and how to figure out whether a class will be accessible or not for students with disabilities or other access needs. As a…

How I Attend College Classes Remotely With Chronic Illness

How I Attend College Classes Remotely With Chronic Illness

As a college student with a disability and chronic illness, there have been times where I’ve been unable to attend my physical classes due to issues with my health or other factors. Luckily, my professors are awesome and allowed me to attend my physical classes…

Common Classroom Accommodations For Low Vision

Common Classroom Accommodations For Low Vision

A common question I receive from parents of kids with low vision or people who are losing their sight is about the most common classroom accommodations for low vision students. Even as my vision has changed over time, my accommodations have stayed fairly consistent from…

Why You Should Get A Disability Services File

Why You Should Get A Disability Services File

The other day, I was talking to a new friend who had recently started losing their vision about going to college with a visual impairment. One of the questions they asked me was about Disability Services files, and whether it was important to get one…

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…

Using Disability Transportation Services In College

Using Disability Transportation Services In College

Some of my friends have trouble walking on our college campus, and have decided that using disability transportation services to get to class is the best decision for their health and safety. I’m very lucky to have classes close to my dorm that are not…

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Eight items every student must know about their IEP so they can self-advocate.

Ten More Questions to Ask When Choosing A College

Ten More Questions to Ask When Choosing A College

Ten more questions I asked myself and others when choosing a college, that helped me find my perfect match

Ten Things That Surprised Me About College

Ten Things That Surprised Me About College

Ten things that surprised me about college, written with a special focus on students with IEPs and disabilities

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

Important addresses to keep in college, great for orientation and mobility instruction

My  Essay On Life with Chronic Migraines

My Essay On Life with Chronic Migraines

How a college student gets through life with chronic migraines- a migraine every single day

10 Staff Members To Meet in College

10 Staff Members To Meet in College

Ten staff members you should meet before or at the beginning of college

What To Bring To The Disability Services Testing Center

What To Bring To The Disability Services Testing Center

What to bring and not to bring to the disability services testing center