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Seven Places I Don’t Take My Blindness Cane

Seven Places I Don’t Take My Blindness Cane

Last year, I was moving out of my dorm when a staff member asked why I don’t take my blindness cane with me everywhere I go. They were wondering how I was able to walk independently without it and where I put it when I […]

Fast Facts About Tactile Pavement

Fast Facts About Tactile Pavement

On March 18, 2019, the Google homepage featured an image that shows a blindness cane user standing on tactile pavement, with the word “Google” written across the bottom of the dots. I found out about the image after several friends texted me saying that there […]

Decoding The Tips of Blindness Canes

Decoding The Tips of Blindness Canes

Last night, I was telling my friend about my first blindness cane that I had bought, long before I knew about how there are different tips for blindness canes. My first cane was awkward to use and frequently got stuck in sidewalk cracks because I […]

How To Use Campus Alert Systems

How To Use Campus Alert Systems

Part of living on campus is being prepared for emergencies-make sure you know your campus alert system

Microsoft Seeing AI And Low Vision Review

Microsoft Seeing AI And Low Vision Review

As a college student with low vision, I constantly find myself surrounded by things I can’t see. I don’t always have someone with me that can help me figure out what’s around me, but I do always have my iPad and internet access on my […]

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

Decoding The Colors of Blindness Canes

The meaning of blindness cane colors and what the color of a blindness cane can tell you about someone’s sight loss.

How Pillow Pets Help Me Navigate My Bedroom

How Pillow Pets Help Me Navigate My Bedroom

How I reduced the amount of bruises I got from running into objects, using Pillow Pets stuffed animals. Great orientation and mobility hack!

Ten Reasons You Should Call A Security Escort

Ten Reasons You Should Call A Security Escort

Make sure you get to your dorm safe- call a security escort if any of these things are happening

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

Accessibility features in the new Metro cars that help passengers who are blind or have low vision

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Walking the halls of high school with an immobilizing leg brace- great for students with short and long term injuries and conditions