Veronica With Four Eyes

Tag: elementary school

To My Teachers Reading My Blog

To My Teachers Reading My Blog

To my teachers reading my blog today: Today is the first birthday of Veronica With Four Eyes, the blog that I created to share my life with low vision and chronic illness. On this blog, I have written almost daily about my experiences going through […]

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

Right now, a lot of people in the low vision and blindness community are talking about the Cogswell-Macy Act and how it can help students with disabilities. Today, I am answering common questions people may have about this bill, and explaining why it is so […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Take School Pictures?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take School Pictures?

Every year, students participate in school picture day at least once, where they have their photos taken for the yearbook, student IDs, graduation, and more. Here are some of my tips for having your picture taken when you have low vision. Do not remove your […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

While attending public school in Virginia, I had many opportunities to go on field trips with my class. This included historical sites, museums, special events, and many other places. Even though we didn’t know how bad my vision was, my teachers always were great about […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Work on School News?

How Do People With Low Vision…Work on School News?

At many of the schools I attended, I served on the school news in some capacity. I love being in front of the camera, as well as working behind the scenes, and this activity was the perfect fit for me. Here are some tips for […]

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

I love working with children. I volunteered at a preschool-aged day camp for a few summers and did a mentorship at my elementary school for my senior year of high school (more on that here). I love the natural curiosity that they have about the […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Art Classes?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Art Classes?

I have always loved to draw and create visual media projects. My mom signed me up for art classes when I was younger to help with my dysgraphia and coordination issues, and having an appreciation for visual art has really helped me, especially in college. […]

Dear Elementary School Teacher

Dear Elementary School Teacher

I’m one of your new students for the year. You may have read my SAP, 504, or IEP- or maybe I don’t have any of those yet. I’m still a little kid, so my support staff and my parents are still trying to figure things […]

State Standardized Tests/ SOL Accommodations For Low Vision

State Standardized Tests/ SOL Accommodations For Low Vision

Every state has their own form of standardized tests. In my home state of Virginia, we have the Standards of Learning exams, most commonly referred to as SOLs. At least one of these tests is administered a year, from third grade to twelfth grade, and […]