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Assistive Technology For Dysgraphia

Assistive Technology For Dysgraphia

I’ve used several different types of assistive technology for dysgraphia over the years, ranging from low-tech/no-tech devices that don’t require any batteries to the use of a computer or tablet that makes it possible for me to type all of my notes and not have…

No-Tech Solutions For Drawing Graphs With Low Vision And Dysgraphia

No-Tech Solutions For Drawing Graphs With Low Vision And Dysgraphia

For some of the practice problems in my classes, I have to draw graphs or plot points by hand, a task that can be difficult as a person with low vision and dysgraphia. While there are lots of ways to draw graphs in a digital…

Paper Size and Low Vision

Paper Size and Low Vision

The other day, I was having a conversation with a teacher of the visually impaired about paper and document sizes for people with low vision. They were wondering how I would choose what documents would be on what size paper, and how I would store…

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…

AlphaSmart For Low Vision and Dysgraphia

AlphaSmart For Low Vision and Dysgraphia

Recently, I received a note from someone on my website asking me if I was familiar with the AlphaSmart for low vision and dysgraphia. I was surprised that someone had asked me about this, as I had used it in early high school but had…

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Yesterday, a close friend of mine gave me a handwritten card. They asked if I would have trouble reading it, as they weren’t sure how to read handwritten cards using assistive technology. Luckily, there are many options  for people with vision impairments to read handwritten…

How I Use The HP Sprout To Improve My Handwriting

How I Use The HP Sprout To Improve My Handwriting

When I was diagnosed with dysgraphia at five years old, I spent a lot of time with occupational therapists who helped me learn how to write the letters of the alphabet. As I got older and started using computers more often, my handwriting started to…

Instructor Evaluations and Low Vision

Instructor Evaluations and Low Vision

How to make instructor evaluations accessible to students with vision impairments and print disabilities while preserving privacy and anonymity.

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Tips for managing dysgraphia in classroom settings, from elementary school to college.