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Taking Online English Classes With Low Vision

Taking Online English Classes With Low Vision

Over the last five years, I have had the opportunity to take two different online English classes and was able to earn high grades in both of them. While I naturally enjoy reading and writing, one of the challenges I had to overcome in taking…

Socratic App Accessibility Review

Socratic App Accessibility Review

As a college student studying data science, I have to have a basic understanding of different subjects and topics so that I can better understand the data I am working with and how to best create a simulation or analyze the data for a given…

Tips To Make Proofreading Feedback Accessible For Low Vision

Tips To Make Proofreading Feedback Accessible For Low Vision

Over the years, I have taken several different English classes and have had many teachers and professors ask me for tips to make proofreading feedback accessible for low vision. This is because they would often notice that I would accidentally ignore some of their corrections…

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

This semester, I discovered that I need some extra help with some of my data science coursework involving physics and statistics, so I went looking for online tutoring services that could help me. I was thrilled to learn that my library has a partnership with…

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…

Promoting Cast Involvement In Audio Description

Promoting Cast Involvement In Audio Description

For my undergraduate advanced English class in college, I decided to write my final paper about audio description in theater, specifically the use of audio description in amateur/local theater, and the benefits of promoting cast involvement in audio description, and today I’m sharing the paper…

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Earlier this summer, I was trying to find a way to remember how to open a very confusing door at a hotel I was staying at, and decided to download Popplet to see if it would help me find a way to organize instructions. I…

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

Many libraries have started providing eBooks for cardholders of all ages. While many eBook titles available are targeted at adults, there are still services that provide eBooks for children at no cost to cardholders. One of the most popular eBook services for children is TumbleBooks,…

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

As someone living with low vision, one of the biggest tasks that I have trouble with on a daily basis is reading. Things like confusing formatting, a difficult-to-read font, advertisements, or a bright neon background for text can all dramatically impact how long I am…

Why To Attend Therapy Dog Reading Programs

Why To Attend Therapy Dog Reading Programs

This week, a news story went viral about a therapy dog reading program in Minnesota. One of the dogs in the program, named Sting, didn’t have anybody read to him at one of the events, so his owner posted a Facebook picture encouraging kids to…

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You Read

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You Read

How to use the Amazon Echo with Amazon Alexa to read- great for users with vision impairments and print disabilities.

eReaders and Low Vision

eReaders and Low Vision

Why I love eReaders and how they help students with print disabilities

What’s In My College Backpack As A Low Vision Student

What’s In My College Backpack As A Low Vision Student

Here’s what’s in my bag when I go to class

Digital Library Resources For Vision Impaired Patrons

Digital Library Resources For Vision Impaired Patrons

Four free online services for low vision users and others at your local library