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Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Today is a special day, because thousands of students from all around the world are going to be introduced to computer science for the first time with Hour of Code, many from underrepresented populations. This includes students that are using assistive technology with Hour of […]

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Earlier this summer, I was trying to find a way to remember how to open a very confusing door at a hotel I was staying at, and decided to download Popplet to see if it would help me find a way to organize instructions. I […]

How To Use DonorsChoose in the Classroom

How To Use DonorsChoose in the Classroom

I have a deep appreciation for the teachers that I interacted with during my time in Virginia Public Schools. They did as much as they could to ensure that all students had equal opportunities, though sometimes a lack of funding meant that some students would […]

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

As a student in middle and high school, I would often get inaccessible assignments that I couldn’t read with my low vision, and I had trouble explaining what the exact problem was with the assignment- which is perfectly reasonable given it’s hard to be an […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

My friend and I were talking the other day and they asked me how I had learned to navigate the hallways of my school before I started using a blindness cane- read more about my cane in my post for White Cane Day 2016 here. […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments…Get Yearbooks?

How Do People With Vision Impairments…Get Yearbooks?

Getting yearbooks at the end of the school year is always an exciting experience, as it is a great time to look back on the year and reflect on all of the friendships and memories made. Students with vision impairments, including low vision and blindness, […]

Five Calculator Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

Five Calculator Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Classroom

It is incredibly frustrating when a visually impaired student is not able to use a calculator in the math classroom with the rest of their peers, all because there isn’t a calculator that is accessible for them. I know this from experience- in my high […]

How To Make Things On The Board Easier To See

How To Make Things On The Board Easier To See

How to improve readability and make it easier to see whiteboards, document cameras, and computer projectors.

Five Websites That Help Students With Low Vision In The Math Classroom

Five Websites That Help Students With Low Vision In The Math Classroom

Five math websites accessible for students with low vision, blindness, vision impairments, and their peers.

Why My Guidance Counselors Are The Reasons I Excel In College

Why My Guidance Counselors Are The Reasons I Excel In College

I’ve talked a lot about the lessons I learned from various staff members at my schools, including my teacher of the visually impaired and my case manager- read the post about my TVI here and my case manager here. However, my guidance counselors were also […]