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Playing Cards and Low Vision

Playing Cards and Low Vision

Recently, I was practicing French 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 we were all able to play cards, since I have low…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Make Rolled Ice Cream?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Make Rolled Ice Cream?

Over the summer, two of my friends and I decided to take an afternoon class where we would learn to make rolled ice cream. At first, my friends wondered what rolled ice cream was, and if we would be able to make it independently, since…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Guide Each Other?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Guide Each Other?

Over the last two years, I have amassed a large amount of friends who are blind or that have low vision. It’s an awesome thing, because we can all relate to various aspects of each other’s lives and learn more about cool accessibility related things…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Take Selfies?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Take Selfies?

When one of my friends who has no usable vision came to visit Washington DC, we decided to figure how blind people take selfies, or rather how someone with low vision can take a selfie since it was my phone. It took several tries and…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Meet Disney Characters?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Meet Disney Characters?

When I went to Disneyland during spring break, I found myself wondering how the Disney characters interact with children who have vision impairments, or if any special considerations were taken for blind kids meeting Disney characters. In order to learn more about how visually impaired…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Use Emoji?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Use Emoji?

Every time I turn around, I feel like I am seeing people use emoji.  They have become a defining pop culture element of today’s society. People of all ages are using emoji to convey different messages. As someone with a vision impairment, it’s hard to…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Watch a MLB Baseball Game?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Watch a MLB Baseball Game?

When I went to St Louis, I had the opportunity to attend a St Louis Cardinals MLB baseball game on one of the nights while I was there. While the weather was incredibly hot, it was really cool to see all of the different ways…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Identify Money?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Identify Money?

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet people from the US Bureau of Engraving, which designs and produces paper money, amongst other things, for the United States government. I was surprised to learn about the world of free resources for identifying US…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Go To Conferences?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Go To Conferences?

How to attend conferences and events related to assistive technology and disability with low vision, written with venues of various sizes in mind.

How Do People With Visual Impairments Live With Dogs?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Live With Dogs?

Choosing the right dog for families that have children with disabilities, with a focus on vision impairment.

Science Fairs and Low Vision

Science Fairs and Low Vision

How to participate in science fairs with low vision/vision impairment.

Model UN and Low Vision

Model UN and Low Vision

Including delegates with low vision in Model United Nations conferences for middle and high school

School Pictures and Low Vision

School Pictures and Low Vision

How to make sure school pictures come out great when you have low vision

School Field Trips And Low Vision

School Field Trips And Low Vision

How to include students with IEPs and 504s on class trips, with a special focus on low vision and blindness

School News and Low Vision

School News and Low Vision

Tips for including students with low vision on pre recorded and live school news programs, written for students in all grade levels