Veronica With Four Eyes

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College Interview Tips For Disabled Students

College Interview Tips For Disabled Students

My tips for being successful in college admission interviews

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Eyes Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Eyes Edition

Even though I wear tinted glasses that make it difficult to see my eyes, I often get questions from strangers, new friends, and others around me about the appearance of my eyes. Many of these questions are from well-meaning people or people who do not…

Tips For Be My Eyes Volunteers From A Vision Impaired User

Tips For Be My Eyes Volunteers From A Vision Impaired User

Since he is used to helping me with various tasks, my brother decided to download the Be My Eyes app and learn how to be a Be My Eyes volunteer. I use the Be My Eyes app often, and was curious to see what guidelines…

How To Interact With Service Dogs

How To Interact With Service Dogs

Learn about service dog etiquette and how to interact with people who use them, featuring Grady the goldendoodle

How To Be An Ally For Disabled Friends

How To Be An Ally For Disabled Friends

This post is dedicated to S, who helps to advocate for acceptance, not just awareness for disabled friends Whenever I speak at conferences or on panels, I often mention my friends and how much they help me with things related to disability life. A majority…

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

The meaning of blindness cane colors and what the color of a blindness cane can tell you about someone’s sight loss.

How Do People With Visual Impairments Attend Cotillion?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Attend Cotillion?

My experiences and tips for attending cotillion. Learn etiquette, manners, dancing, and more with a southern flair.

What To Say When Meeting Politicians

What To Say When Meeting Politicians

How to talk to politicians and elected officials at events.

Make Vision Count: Vision Impairment Starter Kit

Make Vision Count: Vision Impairment Starter Kit

A crash course in low vision and blindness resources for World Sight Day 2017

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

How I answer common questions about my glasses from strangers or curious friends in a simple and positive way

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Children Edition

How I answer questions from curious children about my low vision. Answers developed with guidance from childcare professionals

Texting Etiquette for Low Vision

Texting Etiquette for Low Vision

Yes, people with blindness and low vision can text. Here are some things to keep in mind when composing messages

My View on “See”

My View on “See”

My view on the word see, and other words that aren’t offensive to the blind and visually impaired community

How To Approach Someone with Low Vision Without Scaring Them

How To Approach Someone with Low Vision Without Scaring Them

An etiquette guide for interacting with people with low vision and blindness without scaring them

Don’t Call Me Vision Empowered

Don’t Call Me Vision Empowered

My take on disability language, and why I don’t mind identity first language