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All About HR 6421- The Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why  About HR 6421- The Faster Treatments and Cures for Eye Diseases Act, a bill that could help find a cure for many eye conditions

Fast Facts About Plastic Straw Bans For People With Disabilities

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why about plastic straw bans and how they impact people with disabilities, with a focus on vision impairment and Chiari Malformation

Seeing The Future: My Feature in 10 Ideas

Seeing The Future: My Feature in 10 Ideas

What if higher education was made more accessible for visually impaired students in Virginia through online resources? Earlier this year, I entered the 10 Ideas policy writing competition sponsored by the Roosevelt Network, the largest student-run think tank in the nation. For the competition, students […]

All About HR 620- The ADA and Education Reform Act of 2017

All About HR 620- The ADA and Education Reform Act of 2017

My Twitter feed has been filled with tweets about HR 620 and ways to contact representatives. I noticed when talking to people around me about it, they figured that since the bill has the acronym ADA in it, it must be a good thing. This […]

Five US Government Resources on Assistive Technology

Five US Government Resources on Assistive Technology

Five websites from the US Government that educate visitors on disability and assistive technology.

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why of the Cogswell-Macy Act, summarizing it for readers.

What To Say When Meeting Politicians

What To Say When Meeting Politicians

How to talk to politicians and elected officials at events.

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Vote?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Vote?

My experiences voting with a vision impairment in the 2016 and 2017 elections

How Watching The Senate Debate Healthcare Is Like Watching Football

How Watching The Senate Debate Healthcare Is Like Watching Football

With millions of lives on the line, the healthcare debates are more suspenseful than any Super Bowl game

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