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Baking Banana Bread With Assistive Technology

Baking Banana Bread With Assistive Technology

While I have had a strong love for assistive technology for many years now, my love for banana bread is much more recent. I thought of banana bread just like I had thought of blindness canes and screen magnification software in years past- I thought…

How To Write Alt Text And Image Descriptions For Food

How To Write Alt Text And Image Descriptions For Food

I love to cook and try new foods, and frequently find myself writing short alt text and image descriptions for food so that I can tell my friends all about the new recipe I tried or the fun restaurant we got takeout from. Recently, I…

Creating Audio Description For Recipe Videos With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Recipe Videos With YouDescribe

My friends and I love trying out new recipes, and one of our sources for inspiration is recipe videos that we find on social media that show different cooking techniques or flavor profiles we otherwise wouldn’t have thought of. However, a lot of these videos…

Blindness Canes and Dining Halls: Navigating College Campuses

Blindness Canes and Dining Halls: Navigating College Campuses

Welcome to my Navigating College Campuses series, where I talk about all of the different ways I use Orientation and Mobility (O&M) techniques and my blindness cane as a student with low vision at my large public university. After spending four years living on my…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Make Rolled Ice Cream?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Make Rolled Ice Cream?

Over the summer, two of my friends and I decided to take an afternoon class where we would learn to make rolled ice cream. At first, my friends wondered what rolled ice cream was, and if we would be able to make it independently, since…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Go To Farmer’s Markets?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Go To Farmer’s Markets?

In my summer intern housing, I live within walking distance of an awesome farmer’s market with lots of local products and amazing produce. Since I started going to the market weekly, I’ve learned a lot about navigating farmer’s markets with low vision, including how to…

Migraine-Friendly Alternatives To Chocolate Chip Cookies

Migraine-Friendly Alternatives To Chocolate Chip Cookies

About a year and a half ago, I discovered that while I loved the chocolate chip cookies in my college dining hall, I definitely did not love the migraines I would get as the result of eating chocolate. While there have been times where I…

How To Create A Cookbook In Microsoft Office Sway

How To Create A Cookbook In Microsoft Office Sway

Since Thanksgiving is coming up, my friends and I have been talking a lot about our favorite foods for the holiday and sharing how we make them. While it’s easy to text each other recipes, I decided to make things a bit more organized and…

Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Ten Healthy Migraine-Friendly Snacks For Your Dorm

Earlier this week, I read an interesting study conducted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a segment of NIH) that talked about how the average dorm room contains 20,000 calories worth of snack food, most of which consisted of heavily processed snacks and other…

Using Coca-Cola Freestyle Machines With Low Vision

Using Coca-Cola Freestyle Machines With Low Vision

My brother and I went to lunch the other day at a restaurant that uses a Coca-Cola Freestyle Machine, where customers can select a drink of their choice using a touchscreen and have it dispensed into their cup. While we saw lowered buttons that (theoretically)…

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.

Migraine-Friendly Starbucks Drinks

Migraine-Friendly Starbucks Drinks

No ordering a grande ice water here, check out these ten Starbucks drinks that are coffee-free, tea leaf-free, caffeine-free, migraine-friendly, and delicious.

Ten Dining Hall Foods I Take Before A Snowstorm

Ten Dining Hall Foods I Take Before A Snowstorm

What I take from the dining hall when preparing to shelter in place due to weather.

Going To Restaurants With Low Vision

Going To Restaurants With Low Vision

My tips for navigating restaurants with low vision or blindness

Assistive Technology Products for the Dining Hall

Assistive Technology Products for the Dining Hall

How to avoid spilling things all over the place and how to navigate the college dining hall with low vision