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Creating Audio Description For Fireworks

Creating Audio Description For Fireworks

Recently, one of my friends asked me if I had any tips for creating audio description for fireworks, as they had missed getting to watch fireworks now that they lived in an area where there weren’t many. While I can’t make fireworks appear in the…

How To Make Accessible Friendship Bracelet Patterns For Visual Impairment

How To Make Accessible Friendship Bracelet Patterns For Visual Impairment

A young student I work with recently asked me if I knew anything about finding accessible friendship bracelet patterns, or if I could help them figure out how to make the bracelets. In their class, making friendship bracelets out of embroidery floss or yarn is…

Blindness Canes And Sporting Events: Navigating College Campuses

Blindness Canes And Sporting Events: 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…

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Crafting Tutorials With YouDescribe

Over the last few months, I’ve noticed that many of my friends and people around me have started creating different beautiful art and craft projects, ranging from paintings of their pets to knitting and crocheting blankets. Many of them follow along with videos that they…

How To Write Image Descriptions For Cosplay

How To Write Image Descriptions For Cosplay

Over the years, I have had many friends who are talented at creating their own costumes, or cosplays, of their favorite characters from their favorite movies, anime, TV shows, and other media. Even though I may not be able to see a lot of the…

RS Games: Free Online Accessible Games For The Visually Impaired

RS Games: Free Online Accessible Games For The Visually Impaired

Recently, a group of friends and I were talking about places to find free online accessible multiplayer games for people who are blind or that have low vision, and one of my friends recommended RS Games. After browsing through the documentation, my friends and I…

Why I Chose The Clarinet As A Musician With Low Vision

Why I Chose The Clarinet As A Musician With Low Vision

I’ve been playing clarinet for over ten years now, and I often receive questions from people wanting to learn a new instrument as to why I chose the clarinet as a musician with low vision. While my low vision wasn’t a defining factor in why…

Creating Audio Description For Commercials With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Commercials With YouDescribe

In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, many companies begin to release their creative commercials that will be airing during the big game, which is a great opportunity for creating audio description for commercials with YouDescribe. This way, people with visual impairments can…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Play Cards?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Play Cards?

Recently, I was practicing a new language by playing a card game with my friends and their family. When I was telling a different friend about this, they looked at me very confused and asked how people with visual impairments play cards, and how to…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Sing Karaoke?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Sing Karaoke?

I was going through my phone recently and found a funny video of myself performing karaoke at a party that took place at a blindness conference I attended last year. While I have zero interest in sharing the video on the internet, I do have…

Creating Audio Description For Parades

Creating Audio Description For Parades

To celebrate the 4th of July, two of my friends and I went to a neighboring town to watch their annual parade, which featured many interesting floats and costumed performers. One of the friends I was with was blind and had no usable vision, so…

Attending A Live Taping With Low Vision

Attending A Live Taping With Low Vision

When visiting New York City, my brother and I had the opportunity to attend a live taping for “Late Night With Seth Meyers,” which airs on NBC. My brother is a fan of Seth Meyers, so we were both excited to attend the taping for…

Having a Betta Fish In College

Having a Betta Fish In College

At the beginning of my sophomore year, I decided that I absolutely wanted to have a betta fish in my college dorm, because I loved fish so much. My friend and I went down to the local pet store and purchased inexpensive tanks, filtered water,…

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

When the Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour premiered on New Year’s Eve, I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to watch it. I have low vision and photosensitive migraines as a result of a brain condition, so often times I have to watch…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Buy School Spiritwear?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Buy School Spiritwear?

A few days ago, one of my friends asked me to help them choose school spiritwear , in this case a t-shirt, at the college bookstore. They wanted to be able to feel the design on top of the shirt, and for the shirt to…