Veronica With Four Eyes

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Blindness Canes and Imposter Syndrome: Navigating College Campuses

Blindness Canes and Imposter Syndrome: Navigating College Campuses

Welcome to my Navigating College Campuses series, where I talk about all of the different ways I use Orientation and Mobility (O&M) techniques and my blindness cane as a student with low vision at my large public university. After spending four years living on my…

AIM For College With Low Vision: A Free Webinar On Transition

AIM For College With Low Vision: A Free Webinar On Transition

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to give a free webinar alongside one of my best friends, Mckenzie,  about attending college with low vision. This webinar is part of a new series with AIM-VA, an organization that provides accessible textbooks and classroom…

Ten Benefits of Having A Family Member at the Same College

Ten Benefits of Having A Family Member at the Same College

Over the years, I have met many  older siblings who refused to let their younger sibling attend the same college as they did, because it was “their” school and they couldn’t even fathom having their sibling sharing the same space as them, no matter how…

Why My Guidance Counselors Are The Reasons I Excel In College

Why My Guidance Counselors Are The Reasons I Excel In College

I’ve talked a lot about the lessons I learned from various staff members at my schools, including my teacher of the visually impaired and my case manager. However, my guidance counselors were also working hard, usually behind the scenes, to help ensure things went as…

To The Student Being Bullied By Their Teacher

To The Student Being Bullied By Their Teacher

To the student being bullied by their teacher, I’ve been in your shoes and your experience is valid. Here’s how I got through it and how you can too.

Six Word Horror Stories for Students with Low Vision

Six Word Horror Stories for Students with Low Vision

Some of my most awful experiences as a student with low vision, summed up in six words or less.

Five Low Vision Twitter Accounts To Follow

Five Low Vision Twitter Accounts To Follow

My favorite Twitter accounts about low vision and blindness

Choosing Jewelry With Chronic Pain

Choosing Jewelry With Chronic Pain

How to pick out earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and scarves with chronic pain

How To Contact Your Senators

How To Contact Your Senators

How to get your message across about healthcare (or any other topic) to your senators

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

To My Chiari Malformation On Its Sixth Birthday

Written for Chiari Malformation Awareness Month on the sixth anniversary of my chronic illness symptoms appearing

Why I Study Assistive Technology

Why I Study Assistive Technology

Why I chose to study assistive technology

My View on “See”

My View on “See”

My view on the word see, and other words that aren’t offensive to the blind and visually impaired community

Not Graduating Early

Not Graduating Early

When my first high school told me to get a GED and get out, I decided I wasn’t graduating early

Happy 2nd Anniversary To My Greatest Guide

Happy 2nd Anniversary To My Greatest Guide

A special post for the best guide I have

My  Essay On Life with Chronic Migraines

My Essay On Life with Chronic Migraines

How a college student gets through life with chronic migraines- a migraine every single day