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How Do People With Low Vision…Take School Pictures?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take School Pictures?

Every year, students participate in school picture day at least once, where they have their photos taken for the yearbook, student IDs, graduation, and more. Here are some of my tips for having your picture taken when you have low vision. Do not remove your […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go On Field Trips?

While attending public school in Virginia, I had many opportunities to go on field trips with my class. This included historical sites, museums, special events, and many other places. Even though we didn’t know how bad my vision was, my teachers always were great about […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Work on School News?

How Do People With Low Vision…Work on School News?

At many of the schools I attended, I served on the school news in some capacity. I love being in front of the camera, as well as working behind the scenes, and this activity was the perfect fit for me. Here are some tips for […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Dance Classes?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Dance Classes?

From when I was four until I was fourteen, I took dance classes at our local dance studio. My favorite was tap, but I also took classes in jazz, ballet, and hip-hop. This was before people realized how poor my vision really was, but my […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Theater?

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Theater?

My freshman year of high school, I had the opportunity to participate in a school wide play competition. Each grade presented a student-written and directed one act play and competed against the other grades to see who had the best performance. While I don’t remember […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Art Classes?

How Do People With Low Vision…Take Art Classes?

I have always loved to draw and create visual media projects. My mom signed me up for art classes when I was younger to help with my dysgraphia and coordination issues, and having an appreciation for visual art has really helped me, especially in college. […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Marching Band?

How Do People With Low Vision…Participate in Marching Band?

My band director at my second high school was one of the most optimistic people I have ever met. They loved being presented with a challenge and strived to create an inclusive environment in their band program, for both the marching and symphonic bands. Even […]

How Do People with Low Vision… Use the Bus System?

Like a lot of students, I didn’t bring a car with me to college. ¬†Unlike a lot of students, I didn’t bring a car because I have low vision and use a blindness cane to travel around. ¬†Needless to say, I won’t be getting anywhere […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To The Theater?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To The Theater?

Living in an area that has a high emphasis on the performing arts, I’ve been able to attend a lot of fascinating performances and become more cultured. Comedy groups, dances, operas, plays, symphonies, and other events frequently stop by my area, and I love to […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Graduate From High School?

How Do People With Low Vision…Graduate From High School?

As the school year comes to a close, many seniors are working on preparing for graduation and ensuring everything goes smoothly. My family widely joked that they were surprised I was graduating, because I had faced so many challenges in school because of my disability […]