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Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

Navigating High School With a Leg Brace

My sophomore year of high school, I began experiencing painful hamstring spasms related to Chiari Malformation. During these spasms, my left leg would go limp and numb, leaving me unable to walk. Thankfully, I was given a leg brace similar to a knee immobilizer to […]

How Do People with Low Vision… Use the Bus System?

Like a lot of students, I didn’t bring a car with me to college. ¬†Unlike a lot of students, I didn’t bring a car because I have low vision and use a blindness cane to travel around. ¬†Needless to say, I won’t be getting anywhere […]

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

15 Addresses to Memorize in College

Recently, a sighted friend at my college asked me how I was able to navigate campus with a blindness cane better than they could without one. I have gotten lost several times on campus, but I have found that having important campus addresses input into […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Graduate From High School?

How Do People With Low Vision…Graduate From High School?

As the school year comes to a close, many seniors are working on preparing for graduation and ensuring everything goes smoothly. My family widely joked that they were surprised I was graduating, because I had faced so many challenges in school because of my disability […]

How To Navigate Campus

How To Navigate Campus

For my first day living at my college, the dining hall next to my building was closed so I had to walk halfway across campus. On my way there, I followed a group of students, but by the time I was ready to leave, no […]