Veronica With Four Eyes

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Make Vision Count: Vision Impairment Starter Kit

Make Vision Count: Vision Impairment Starter Kit

On the second Thursday of October, the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness celebrates World Sight Day, which coincides with National Blindness Awareness Month here in the United States. The purpose of World Sight Day is to spread awareness about the importance of eye […]

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

I have had many people approach me asking about my glasses in recent times, typically asking about different characteristics like the prescription, lenses, or frames, not necessarily what my visual acuity is. In honor of Blindness Awareness Month, here is how I answer the most […]

How To Nail A College Interview

How To Nail A College Interview

There has been an increase in the amount of colleges that either recommend or require that students interview for certain programs. Out of the three colleges I applied to, one of them required an interview for the honors program, and another had an optional interview […]

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 […]

Texting Etiquette for Low Vision

Texting Etiquette for Low Vision

One of my friends found a post online that was telling people not to include several emojis in the middle of a text message if the recipient is visually impaired.  I thought it was really awesome that so many people were learning from this post, […]

My View on “See”

My View on “See”

One time, I managed to lose my bottle of shampoo in the bathroom I shared with my suitemate. I called out to them, asking if they had seen my bottle of shampoo recently. Their response to my question came as a bit of a surprise: […]

How To Approach Someone with Low Vision

How To Approach Someone with Low Vision

While walking back from class one foggy night, someone recognized me and wanted to get my attention. In order to do this, they put their hand on my shoulder while standing behind me and started mumbling. Naturally, I screamed in their face and hit them, […]