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RS Games: Free Online Accessible Games For The Visually Impaired

RS Games: Free Online Accessible Games For The Visually Impaired

Recently, a group of friends and I were talking about places to find free online accessible multiplayer games for people who are blind or that have low vision, and one of my friends recommended RS Games. After browsing through the documentation, my friends and I…

Using Free NPR Training Resources With Visual Impairment

Using Free NPR Training Resources With Visual Impairment

Earlier today, someone messaged me on Twitter asking if I knew of any free resources for helping students to practice data literacy skills, or articles about topics related to journalism and media production. I was excited to share with them that I have been using…

Socratic App Accessibility Review

Socratic App Accessibility Review

As a college student studying data science, I have to have a basic understanding of different subjects and topics so that I can better understand the data I am working with and how to best create a simulation or analyze the data for a given…

Skillshare Accessibility For Visual Impairment

Skillshare Accessibility For Visual Impairment

While it’s no secret that I love taking online classes at my college, I’ve also been taking some informal creative classes on the Skillshare platform for the last several months so I could learn more about different topics that intersect with my research interests. One…

Windows Magnifier and Low Vision

Windows Magnifier and Low Vision

Recently, one of my friends texted me asking for tips on using Windows Magnifier with low vision, and asked how to customize settings for Window Magnifier. While this friend doesn’t normally have low vision, they had recently had their eyes dilated and were unable to…

Zoom Magnifier and Low Vision

Zoom Magnifier and Low Vision

When my friend first got an iPad, their first question to me was about how to use Apple’s Zoom screen magnification tool so that they could use their iPad with low vision. Since they use screen magnification software on their computer already, it was fairly…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Play Cards?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Play Cards?

Recently, I was practicing a new language by playing a card game with my friends and their family. When I was telling a different friend about this, they looked at me very confused and asked how people with visual impairments play cards, and how to…

Magnifying Glasses For Low Vision

Magnifying Glasses For Low Vision

The other day, someone messaged me asking about my recommendations for magnifying glasses for low vision. While I prefer to use video magnifiers whenever possible, I have used lots of different magnifying glasses over the years both inside and outside the classroom to help me…

Dialog Boxes and Low Vision

Dialog Boxes and Low Vision

Recently, one of my friends came to me asking if a program they had written was executing correctly, because they couldn’t see their computer dialog boxes due to low vision. My friend and I spent the afternoon trying to come up with solutions to enlarge…

Instructor Evaluations and Low Vision

Instructor Evaluations and Low Vision

How to make instructor evaluations accessible to students with vision impairments and print disabilities while preserving privacy and anonymity.

Eschenbach SmartLux Review

Eschenbach SmartLux Review

My review of the Eschenbach SmartLux video magnifier/portable CCTV

E-Bot Pro Review

E-Bot Pro Review

My review of the E-Bot Pro, a video magnifier/portable CCTV approved for standardized testing