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VR For VI: How Visually Impaired Students Can Use Virtual Reality

VR For VI: How Visually Impaired Students Can Use Virtual Reality

Virtual reality technology has been changing how many different industries present and interpret information, and education is no exception. While it may not be feasible to travel halfway around the world to visit a museum or landmark, it’s certainly easy to find an app or […]

Be My Eyes x Microsoft- Technical Support for the Visually Impaired

Be My Eyes x Microsoft- Technical Support for the Visually Impaired

A few months ago, I attended an event for members of my community with vision impairments, with a diverse range of ages and vision levels, and listened to them talk about issues they face in their day-to-day lives. One of the common things I heard […]

Vocational Rehabilitation for Students With Vision Impairments

Vocational Rehabilitation for Students With Vision Impairments

Three years ago, my family and I were preparing for my high school graduation, which was mere days away- read more about graduation ceremonies for people with vision impairments here. I had an unexpected English final to study for, family was coming in from out […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Identify Money?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Identify Money?

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to meet people from the US Bureau of Engraving, which designs and produces paper money, amongst other things, for the United States government. I was surprised to learn about the world of free resources for identifying US […]

How To Interact With Service Dogs

How To Interact With Service Dogs

Learn about service dog etiquette and how to interact with people who use them, featuring Grady the goldendoodle

Seeing The Future: My Feature in 10 Ideas

Seeing The Future: My Feature in 10 Ideas

What if higher education was made more accessible for visually impaired students in Virginia through online resources? Earlier this year, I entered the 10 Ideas policy writing competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Network, the largest student-run think tank in the nation. For the competition, students […]

Seven Factors That Make Websites Accessible To The Visually Impaired

Seven Factors That Make Websites Accessible To The Visually Impaired

Accessibility features and considerations for designing websites that can be used by people with blindness and low vision

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate In Concert Band?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Participate In Concert Band?

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to play several different types of clarinets in the concert band programs at my various schools. Besides learning more about playing clarinet, I was able to gain a deeper understanding of classical and instrumental music, as well […]

How To Make Keyboards Easier To See

How To Make Keyboards Easier To See

In recent weeks, my friends have been asking me a lot about how to make things on the computer easier to see. They are often working on assignments late at night, when their eye fatigue is at the highest, and it can be difficult to […]

Why Students With Disabilities Should Join Band

Why Students With Disabilities Should Join Band

It’s hard to believe that it’s been ten years since I first started playing clarinet.  Almost every aspect of my life connects back to the fact I play clarinet- the friends I have made, the people I have met, the places I have travelled to, […]