Veronica With Four Eyes

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To My Teachers Reading My Blog

To My Teachers Reading My Blog

To my teachers reading my blog today: Today is the first birthday of Veronica With Four Eyes, the blog that I created to share my life with low vision and chronic illness. On this blog, I have written almost daily about my experiences going through […]

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

Right now, a lot of people in the low vision and blindness community are talking about the Cogswell-Macy Act and how it can help students with disabilities. Today, I am answering common questions people may have about this bill, and explaining why it is so […]

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

Dysgraphia Accommodations In The Classroom

In recent times, I have been talking to a lot of students who have either diagnosed or suspected dysgraphia. Inspired by this, I have put together a list of accommodations I had in school, all the way from elementary school to the present day in […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate In Science Fairs?

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate In Science Fairs?

True story- my science fair project junior year of high school was one of the many things that inspired me to start my blog. By learning about the link between colored backgrounds and improved readability, I was able to learn a lot about accessible materials […]

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Eight Things You Need To Know About Your IEP

Over the summer, I met several students that were transitioning from high school to college with disabilities. Since IEPs expire once a student graduates high school, these students needed to register for accommodations through the Disability Services office. One of the things that fascinated me […]

Six Word Horror Stories for Students with Low Vision

Six Word Horror Stories for Students with Low Vision

Some of my experiences in high school can be described as horror stories. Since I don’t like to dwell on the past, or make my blog a place where I can complain about my impairment, I decided to sum up my most awful school experiences […]

Seven Myths About IEP Students

Seven Myths About IEP Students

I had an IEP pretty consistently all through my years in the Virginia public school system. I received services for my low vision starting in kindergarten, and while I transitioned to a Student Assistance Plan in third grade, I received a 504 plan followed by […]

Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Five Things Your IEP Case Manager Won’t Tell You

Sometimes, I feel like I expected way too much from my case manager. I wanted someone who would be able to help me make sure my IEP was followed in the classroom, and help me fight back when it wasn’t. Instead, I was given someone […]

Accessing The Periodic Table

Accessing The Periodic Table

In many high school and college science classes, students often encounter the Periodic Table. Typically, it is presented in an inaccessible format, with lots of small numbers and hard to read text. However, there are many ways to make the Periodic Table accessible to people […]

Ten Lessons My TVI Taught Me

Ten Lessons My TVI Taught Me

As a student with low vision in Virginia public schools, I was assigned a Teacher of the Visually Impaired (TVI) to help me with accessing the general curriculum. My TVI took a step back and had me fight all of my own battles, saying that […]