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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 mention 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 […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Go To A Horse Race?

When my dad and I went to Louisville, Kentucky, we decided to go to one of the horse races at Churchill Downs, as I was interested to see how people with vision impairments could go to horse races. After experimenting with assistive technology, I was […]

How to Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day Every Day

How to Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day Every Day

Happy (belated) Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Each year, on the third Thursday of May, promoting “digital accessibility and inclusion for people with all disabilities.” It’s a celebration of assistive technology, universal design, and disability representation- after all, as many as 1 in 7 people have […]

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 […]

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 […]

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

Five Ways To Simplify Reading With Technology

It’s easy to get distracted while reading text. Weird text formatting, random images, difficult-to-read font, and confusing words can all impact the reader’s experience, keeping them from fully understanding the text. Today, I will be sharing five tools that can simplify the reading experience, and […]

Ten Tech Skills Every College Student Needs

Ten Tech Skills Every College Student Needs

As a college student studying information technology, I have had the opportunity to help many friends and friends of friends with their technology issues over the years. Whenever I help them though, I like to show them exactly what I am doing so that way […]