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Tips For Choosing Greeting Cards For Visually Impaired Recipients

Tips For Choosing Greeting Cards For Visually Impaired Recipients

Throughout the year, many friends and relatives enjoy sending greeting cards to celebrate holidays, birthdays, and other major milestones. One of the things that I have trouble explaining to relatives is that I have trouble seeing the lovely cards that they often send to me,…

How To Request Accessible Textbooks In College

How To Request Accessible Textbooks In College

The other day, one of my friends texted me with an urgent question asking how to request accessible textbooks in college. Their professor had just announced they would be using a new textbook for the rest of the semester, and they had no idea how…

What If I Get A Housing Violation?

What If I Get A Housing Violation?

My family and friends frequently tell me that I am the type of person that can handle any situation that life throws at me and that many of my experiences can make great blog material. As a result of this, I have decided to start…

SQLiteStudio and Low Vision

SQLiteStudio and Low Vision

For one of my classes as an IT major and two of my classes as a data science major, I’ve used the program SQLiteStudio for homework and classwork related to the SQL programming language. A lot of professors teach students to use SQL using this…

How To Create A Custom Android Home Screen For Low Vision

How To Create A Custom Android Home Screen For Low Vision

Recently, I was updating the design of a friend’s Android home screen after they asked me how to create a custom Android home screen for low vision, and how to design the best Android home screen. While everybody has different preferences for how they use…

Novel Effect App Review For Visual Impairment

Novel Effect App Review For Visual Impairment

Recently, I was talking to a faculty mentor about interesting reading apps for kids, and the app Novel Effect came up as a great way to encourage students to read books, stories, and poems out loud. While I’ve always felt fairly comfortable with reading text…

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

If you have talked to me about assistive technology in the last few months, there’s a high chance that I have mentioned Microsoft Immersive Reader and how it can help students with vision impairments and print disabilities. I have been using this tool a lot…

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

As a student in middle and high school, I would often get inaccessible assignments that I couldn’t read with my low vision, and I had trouble explaining what the exact problem was with the assignment- which is perfectly reasonable given it’s hard to be an…

My Eight Favorite Free Fonts For Print Disabilities

My Eight Favorite Free Fonts For Print Disabilities

Learn more about dyslexia and low vision friendly fonts for accessible materials

Capti Voice Narrator App Review

Capti Voice Narrator App Review

Earlier today, I realized that I had to read an online article before going to a lecture. This task sounded very tiring, since I had just finished a two hour exam and my eyes were already hurting from staring at a screen. Lucky for me,…

Yearbooks and Low Vision

Yearbooks and Low Vision

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,…

My Large Print Music Binder

My Large Print Music Binder

At the end of last semester, the large-print music binder I use for my school pep band fell apart. While the binder lasted me three semesters, I decided that I would redesign the way I organize my music and make it easier to use. Read…

How To Make Keyboards Easier To See

How To Make Keyboards Easier To See

In recent weeks, my friends have been asking me a lot about how to make things on the computer easier to see. They are often working on assignments late at night, when their eye fatigue is at the highest, and it can be difficult to…

How To Use Guided Access For Testing

How To Use Guided Access For Testing

If you ever see me in person, it’s almost certain that I will have my iPad with me. My friends joke that it is surgically attached to me because I always am using it for something, especially as assistive technology in the classroom. Luckily, I…

How To Write Alt Text and Image Descriptions for the Visually Impaired

How To Write Alt Text and Image Descriptions for the Visually Impaired

If someone went on your website or profile with their eyes closed, would they still be able to find their way around? As more and more people develop vision impairments, they turn to assistive technology in order to access content. By adding alt text and image…