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Fast Facts About Tactile Pavement

Fast Facts About Tactile Pavement

On March 18, 2019, the Google homepage featured an image that shows a blindness cane user standing on tactile pavement, with the word “Google” written across the bottom of the dots. I found out about the image after several friends texted me saying that there […]

Visiting The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Museum With Vision Impairment

Visiting The Franklin Delano Roosevelt Museum With Vision Impairment

Over the summer, I had the opportunity to visit the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Museum as a guest with low vision. This was exciting for me, because I am a member of the Roosevelt Institute’s campus network at my college and was published in their 10 […]

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You Listen To History

How Amazon Alexa Can Help You Listen To History

One of the many interesting talents that the Amazon Alexa possesses is the ability to allow users to listen to history, whether that be through vintage recordings, old-time radio, or learning new things. Here is a selection of free skills that show how Amazon Alexa […]

Visiting The Gateway Arch Museum With Vision Impairment

Visiting The Gateway Arch Museum With Vision Impairment

When I visited St Louis this past summer, I had the opportunity to visit the new Gateway Arch Museum, which showcases American history in the context of Manifest Destiny and the desire for westward expansion. In honor of the Gateway Arch’s 53rd birthday, here is […]

Ten Ways Vision Impairment Influenced Classic Artists

Ten Ways Vision Impairment Influenced Classic Artists

It’s easy to assume that in order to create any form of art, one must have perfect eyesight so they can paint rich landscapes like Claude Monet or draw sketches like Leonardo da Vinci. However, it’s surprising  to learn that several of the most famous […]

How To Make Historical Documents Accessible For Vision Impairment

How To Make Historical Documents Accessible For Vision Impairment

Using free assistive technology resources to make primary sources accessible for vision impairment

National Museum of the American Indian Review

National Museum of the American Indian Review

Since I go to college right outside of Washington, DC, I set a goal with my friends to vsiit all of the Smithsonian museums. While I have been to many of the museums multiple times, I had never been to the National Museum of the […]

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

The meaning of blindness cane colors and what the color of a blindness cane can tell you about someone’s sight loss.

Five Free and Accessible News Apps For Low Vision Users

Five Free and Accessible News Apps For Low Vision Users

Five news apps that are free and accessible for screen readers, magnifiers, and large print. Great for low vision users and users with print disabilities.

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

What’s in my Bag- Class Edition

Here’s what’s in my bag when I go to class