When the Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour premiered on New Year’s Eve, I wasn’t sure if I was going to be able to watch it. I have low vision and photosensitive migraines as a result of a brain condition, so often times I have to watch […]
Earlier today, my mom and brother discovered that our pre-lit Christmas tree had an interesting glitch. One half of the tree displayed multicolored lights, while the other half displayed white lights. This would change as the lights would change colors, though each half of the […]
Including campers with vision impairments in summer day camps.
Whenever I go somewhere that features a lot of visual information, I always look to see if there are audio description services available so that I can get information about my surroundings. Unlike closed captioning, which is required by law in public places and for […]
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, […]
This post is dedicated to S, who helps to advocate for acceptance, not just awareness for disabled friends Whenever I speak at conferences or on panels, I often mention my friends and how much they help me with things related to disability life. A majority […]
Over the years, I have had the opportunity to play several different types of clarinets in the concert band programs at my various schools. Besides learning more about playing clarinet, I was able to gain a deeper understanding of classical and instrumental music, as well […]
It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since I first started playing clarinet. Almost every aspect of my life connects back to the fact I play clarinet- the friends I have made, the people I have met, the places I have travelled to, […]
How to improve readability and make it easier to see whiteboards, document cameras, and computer projectors.
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. However, my guidance counselors were also working hard, usually behind the scenes, to help ensure things went as […]