Veronica With Four Eyes

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How Do People With Low Vision…Live With Dogs?

How Do People With Low Vision…Live With Dogs?

Dedicated to beagle butt and L.E, two of the greatest dogs someone could have I have been around dogs for almost my entire life, and love them very much. My first dog was certified with me so we could become a therapy dog team, sharing […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

For the 2016 election, I voted prior to Election Day by absentee, traveling to a polling place in my hometown to cast my vote in what was a very important election. My first voting experience is something I will never forget for two reasons- the […]

Six Word Horror Stories for Students with Low Vision

Six Word Horror Stories for Students with Low Vision

Some of my experiences in high school can be described as horror stories. Since I don’t like to dwell on the past, or make my blog a place where I can complain about my impairment, I decided to sum up my most awful school experiences […]

Taking Exams When You’re Sick

Taking Exams When You’re Sick

My second semester of sophomore year, I ended up getting food poisoning right before I had to take a midterm. The night before, my friends and I had gone out to a restaurant to celebrate nearing the end of midterms, and since we went near […]

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions- Glasses Edition

I have had many people approach me asking about my glasses in recent times, typically asking about different characteristics like the prescription, lenses, or frames, not necessarily what my visual acuity is. In honor of Blindness Awareness Month, here is how I answer the most […]

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

Dear Chiari Malformation, You came into my life six years ago now, when I suddenly developed a constant pain in the back of my head. I was a freshman in high school, and coincidentally it was Chiari Malformation Awareness Month, but I didn’t know that- […]

Life with Chronic Migraines

Life with Chronic Migraines

The year is 2011, but I’m in too much pain to remember that at the moment. I’ve forgotten a lot of things- my own name, the name of my cat, what town I lived in, and who the president is. All I can sense is […]

Too High-Functioning

Too High-Functioning

The teacher is passing out the classwork for the day, and there is a noticeable lack of large print or colored paper at the bottom of the pile. As it comes time to give classwork to my section, the teacher looks at me and goes […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Prom?

It seems like every year, a news story circulates about how a student with a disability and a student without a disability go to prom together.  It’s usually touted as something inspirational and kind, since the students with disabilities are perceived as not having many […]

Answering Stranger’s Questions: College Visitors Edition

Answering Stranger’s Questions: College Visitors Edition

As college decision day approaches, prospective students and their families have been touring my college, trying to decide what school will be the best fit for them. Often times, college is the first time people are exposed to a large, diverse population, and it can […]