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Watching “The Breakfast Club” With Audio Description

Watching “The Breakfast Club” With Audio Description

On March 24, 1984, five teenagers from a variety of different social groups all received Saturday detention. Over the course of several hours, they learned they were not so different after all, and that their stories intertwined more than they had ever expected. They called […]

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

Taylor Swift Reputation Stadium Tour Audio Description Review

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 […]

How To Write Alt Text For Memes

How To Write Alt Text For Memes

Yesterday, Instagram announced that users could now add alt text and image descriptions to their posts, or have alt text automatically generated for them. While there are many great examples of how to write alt text and image descriptions for personal and product posts, there […]

Ten Benefits of Having A Family Member at the Same College

Ten Benefits of Having A Family Member at the Same College

Over the years, I have met many¬† older siblings who refused to let their younger sibling attend the same college as they did, because it was “their” school and they couldn’t even fathom having their sibling sharing the same space as them, no matter how […]

Using Twitter With Vision Impairment

Using Twitter With Vision Impairment

I was having a conversation with one of my mentors on Friday and was telling them about all sorts of cool articles I had found while using Twitter about vision impairment. I was surprised to learn that they didn’t use Twitter, because there are so […]

Fast Facts About Accessible Packaging

Since I don’t have a car with me at college, I frequently use online shopping as a way to get items that would be otherwise difficult to transport. Over time, I have noticed more and more products are being transported in what is called accessible […]

How Do People With Vision 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 […]

Fast Facts About Plastic Straw Bans For People With Disabilities

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why about plastic straw bans and how they impact people with disabilities, with a focus on vision impairment and Chiari Malformation

How To Deal With Broken Glasses

I have learned a lot about how to deal with broken glasses over the years. It seems I always seem to break them in the most unpredictable ways. Let me explain: When I went to visit a petting zoo this summer, I had the opportunity […]

What To Pack When Evacuating A Dorm

What To Pack When Evacuating A Dorm

There’s many reasons why someone may have to evacuate their dorm- flooding, smoke, gas leak, power outage, infectious disease outbreak, investigations, or similar. Be prepared to pack these ten items