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Mouse Pointers and Low Vision

Mouse Pointers and Low Vision

A few weeks ago, my friend had noticed that I was using a large turquoise green mouse pointer on my Windows 10 computer, and asked me a few questions about mouse pointers and low vision. They were curious to know how I had customized my […]

CentOS Accessibility For Low Vision

CentOS Accessibility For Low Vision

In one of the data science computer labs on my college campus, the default operating system is CentOS, a well-known Linux distribution. While a lot of my professors know the ins and outs of the operating system, they weren’t as knowledgeable about configuring CentOS accessibility […]

Paper Size and Low Vision

Paper Size and Low Vision

The other day, I was having a conversation with a teacher of the visually impaired about paper and document sizes for people with low vision. They were wondering how I would choose what documents would be on what size paper, and how I would store […]

Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

Seven Things I Tell My College Suitemates About My Disability

As a college student with vision impairment and chronic illness, I have lived with several suitemates, meaning that I have my own bedroom and share a common area and bathroom with 1-3 other girls. Often times, I am the first vision impaired person that they […]

Joining Anime Club With Visual Impairment

Joining Anime Club With Visual Impairment

A while ago, one of my friends and I were reflecting on my experience joining anime club with vision impairment. It seemed like a strange thing to do at the time, because I knew absolutely nothing about anime or any of its related entities, and […]

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Sing Karaoke?

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Sing Karaoke?

I was going through my phone recently and found a funny video of myself performing karaoke at a party that took place at a blindness conference I attended last year. While I have zero interest in sharing the video on the internet, I do have […]

Using High Contrast Themes In Windows 10

Using High Contrast Themes In Windows 10

This past month at my internship, I found that I was experiencing a stronger aversion to light than I normally do, so I decided to try using high contrast themes in Windows 10 to see if that would help me focus better. I was thrilled […]

Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

I started using a blindness cane full-time when I started attending college, and I was surprised to learn that navigating on my college campus was much different than navigating in my hometown or at the store. While it wasn’t hard for me to adjust to […]

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Take Selfies?

How Do People With Visual Impairments… Take Selfies?

When one of my friends who has no usable vision came to visit Washington DC, we decided to figure how blind people take selfies, or rather how someone with low vision can take a selfie since it was my phone. It took several tries and […]

What’s In My Bag- Project Management Intern Edition

What’s In My Bag- Project Management Intern Edition

This summer, I’ve been interning at a major tech company as a project management intern. This means that I work with engineers, designers, and other project managers to design a feature for a popular software application. While I can’t reveal the details of my project, […]