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Described And Captioned Media Program Review

Described And Captioned Media Program Review

At an assistive technology conference I recently attended, I visited the booth for the Described and Captioned Media Program. I was excited to meet the people behind the project and learn all about how their program helps to support students in the classroom by giving […]

Visiting Apple Park With Vision Impairment

Visiting Apple Park With Vision Impairment

When I visited Apple Park a few months ago, I didn’t know what to expect when touring Apple Park with a vision impairment. While I imagined that Apple technology would be incorporated into the tour, I wasn’t sure if it would be accessible for vision […]

Low Vision Accessibility Settings For MacBooks

Low Vision Accessibility Settings For MacBooks

It’s no secret that I love my Surface laptop for college. Recently, a growing number of my friends who have low vision have started to use MacBooks in the classroom, and I was curious as to what accessibility settings they use for low vision. Today, […]

Choosing A Computer Mouse With Low Vision

Choosing A Computer Mouse With Low Vision

In the past few days, a lot of people have been asking me about choosing a computer mouse with low vision and how to make computer mice accessible for vision impairment. Even though I use a lot of touchscreen devices, it’s important for me to […]

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

How I Use My Phone For Orientation and Mobility

Over the weekend, an image went viral of a woman holding a blindness cane and using a phone at the same time. Many people assumed that the woman was faking her vision impairment because she was looking down at her phone. The reality is, many […]

Seven Elements Of Accessible Store Layouts for Vision Impairment

Seven Elements Of Accessible Store Layouts for Vision Impairment

The last time I went shopping at a popular clothing retailer for college students, I tripped over multiple store displays and knocked over an entire rack of clothing. I have low vision and use a blindness cane, but that didn’t stop the store associates from […]

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

YouDescribe Audio Described YouTube Videos Review

As someone with low vision and a strong sensitivity to flashing lights, I rely on very observant friends and audio description services to be able to watch YouTube videos. My favorite service that provides audio description for YouTube videos is YouDescribe, because the voices are […]

Using Audio Description at Dear Evan Hansen

Using Audio Description at Dear Evan Hansen

My experience using Dear Evan Hansen audio description as a theatergoer with low vision.

12 Safe Alternatives To The Bird Box Challenge

12 Safe Alternatives To The Bird Box Challenge

In recent times, I have seen a new social media trend flooding my timeline called the Bird Box Challenge (#BirdBoxChallenge). The concept of the challenge is that a person is supposed to blindfold themselves and then complete everyday activities such as walking, doing chores, and […]

Ten Fun Facts About Braille for World Braille Day 2019

Ten Fun Facts About Braille for World Braille Day 2019

Happy World Braille Day! Today is the first ever celebration of World Braille Day, and people from all over the world are celebrating, especially people who live with vision loss. World Braille Day commemorates the 210th birthday of Louis Braille, who invented the Braille system […]