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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, which have become a defining pop culture element of today’s society. People of all ages are using emoji to convey different messages, and as someone with a vision impairment, it can […]

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, but I always seem to break them in the most unpredictable ways. When I went to visit a petting zoo (which will remained unnamed), I had the opportunity to meet […]

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

Using Coca-Cola Freestyle Machines With Low Vision

Using Coca-Cola Freestyle Machines With Low Vision

My brother and I went to lunch the other day at a restaurant that uses a Coca-Cola Freestyle Machine, where customers can select a drink of their choice using a touchscreen and have it dispensed into their cup. While we saw lowered buttons that (theoretically) […]

Five Free Ways To Use Technology For Locating Your Phone

Five Free Ways To Use Technology For Locating Your Phone

At one point, my friend was holding onto my phone while we walked across campus. When we got back to my dorm, my friend realized that my phone was not where they thought it was. Instead of panicking, I was able to use Google to […]