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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 […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Take Selfies?

How Do People With Vision 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 […]

Choosing Wallpapers and Backgrounds With Low Vision

Choosing Wallpapers and Backgrounds With Low Vision

Yesterday at my internship, I was watching someone set up my computer when I noticed that there appeared to be no icons on my computer’s home screen. This seemed weird to me, because one of the people on my team said that there were icon […]

How To Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

How To Create Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

Yesterday, I was helping my friend set up their new computer and they asked me how to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Windows. They were telling me that with their low vision, it can be difficult to locate icons, and they wanted to be able […]

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 […]

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Eight Ways To Read Handwritten Cards With Assistive Technology

Yesterday, a close friend of mine gave me a handwritten card. They asked if I would have trouble reading it, as they weren’t sure how to read handwritten cards using assistive technology. Luckily, there are many optionsĀ  for people with vision impairments to read handwritten […]

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

If you have talked to me about assistive technology in the last few months, there’s a high chance that I have mentioned Microsoft Immersive Reader and how it can help students with vision impairments and print disabilities. I have been using this tool a lot […]

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

Computer Lab Accommodations For Low Vision Students

While it wasn’t officially written as part of my IEP accommodations, my teachers and I worked together to develop various accommodations for my low vision so that I could use computers in the school computer lab. Because I attended schools with limited funding for assistive […]

How To Create A Cookbook In Microsoft Office Sway

How To Create A Cookbook In Microsoft Office Sway

Since Thanksgiving is coming up, my friends and I have been talking a lot about our favorite foods for the holiday and sharing how we make them. While it’s easy to text each other recipes, I decided to make things a bit more organized and […]

How I Use The HP Sprout To Improve My Handwriting

How I Use The HP Sprout To Improve My Handwriting

When I was diagnosed with dysgraphia at five years old, I spent a lot of time with occupational therapists who helped me learn how to write the letters of the alphabet. As I got older and started using computers more often, my handwriting started to […]