Veronica With Four Eyes

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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…

Making Rolled Ice Cream With Low Vision

Making Rolled Ice Cream With Low Vision

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…

Farmers Markets and Low Vision

Farmers Markets and Low Vision

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…

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…

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)…

Going To Restaurants With Low Vision

Going To Restaurants With Low Vision

My tips for navigating restaurants with low vision or blindness