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How Do People With Low Vision…Live With Dogs?

How Do People With Low Vision…Live With Dogs?

Dedicated to beagle butt and L.E, two of the greatest dogs someone could have I have been around dogs for almost my entire life, and love them very much. My first dog was certified with me so we could become a therapy dog team, sharing […]

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 […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

For the 2016 election, I voted prior to Election Day by absentee, traveling to a polling place in my hometown to cast my vote in what was a very important election. My first voting experience is something I will never forget for two reasons- the […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate In Model UN?

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate In Model UN?

When I was in eighth grade, I had the opportunity to participate in a Model UN conference at a local college, representing the country of Belarus. Throughout the weekend, we debated ways to improve the global literacy rate, and it was a very eye-opening experience. […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Take School Pictures?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take School Pictures?

Every year, students participate in school picture day at least once, where they have their photos taken for the yearbook, student IDs, graduation, and more. Here are some of my tips for having your picture taken when you have low vision. Do not remove your […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

While attending public school in Virginia, I had many opportunities to go on field trips with my class. This included historical sites, museums, special events, and many other places. Even though we didn’t know how bad my vision was, my teachers always were great about […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Work on School News?

How Do People With Low Vision…Work on School News?

At many of the schools I attended, I served on the school news in some capacity. I love being in front of the camera, as well as working behind the scenes, and this activity was the perfect fit for me. Here are some tips for […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Dance Classes?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Dance Classes?

From when I was four until I was fourteen, I took dance classes at our local dance studio. My favorite was tap, but I also took classes in jazz, ballet, and hip-hop. This was before people realized how poor my vision really was, but my […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Theater?

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Theater?

My freshman year of high school, I had the opportunity to participate in a school wide play competition. Each grade presented a student-written and directed one act play and competed against the other grades to see who had the best performance. While I don’t remember […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Open a Locker?

How Do People With Low Vision…Open a Locker?

At my middle school, all of the lockers were equipped with combination locks built directly into the locker doors. While this was a great security feature, I was unable to see the numbers on the combination lock due to my print disability, so we were […]