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Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Using Assistive Technology With Hour of Code

Today is a special day, because thousands of students from all around the world are going to be introduced to computer science for the first time with Hour of Code, many from underrepresented populations. This includes students that are using assistive technology with Hour of […]

How To Embrace Assistive Technology With Limited Funding

How To Embrace Assistive Technology With Limited Funding

In the middle of the night on November 14th, 2016, I started a website called Veronica With Four Eyes and published my first ten posts about free and low cost resources for vision impairment and assistive technology. Two years and 299 posts later, I have […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Buy School Spiritwear?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Buy School Spiritwear?

A few days ago, one of my friends asked me to help them pick out a t-shirt at the college bookstore. They wanted to be able to feel the design on top of the shirt, and for the shirt to have a soft feeling to […]

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Using Popplet With Low Vision

Earlier this summer, I was trying to find a way to remember how to open a very confusing door at a hotel I was staying at, and decided to download Popplet to see if it would help me find a way to organize instructions. I […]

How To Use DonorsChoose in the Classroom

How To Use DonorsChoose in the Classroom

I have a deep appreciation for the teachers that I interacted with during my time in Virginia Public Schools. They did as much as they could to ensure that all students had equal opportunities, though sometimes a lack of funding meant that some students would […]

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

Ten Spooky Inaccessible Assignments and How To Fix Them

As a student in middle and high school, I would often get inaccessible assignments that I couldn’t read with my low vision, and I had trouble explaining what the exact problem was with the assignment- which is perfectly reasonable given it’s hard to be an […]

How To Make Historical Documents Accessible For Vision Impairment

How To Make Historical Documents Accessible For Vision Impairment

Using free assistive technology resources to make primary sources accessible for vision impairment

My Eight Favorite Free Fonts For Print Disabilities

Learn more about dyslexia and low vision friendly fonts for accessible materials

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Navigate School Hallways?

My friend and I were talking the other day and they asked me how I had learned to navigate the hallways of my school before I started using a blindness cane- read more about my cane in my post for White Cane Day 2016 here. […]

VR For VI: How Visually Impaired Students Can Use Virtual Reality

VR For VI: How Visually Impaired Students Can Use Virtual Reality

Virtual reality technology has been changing how many different industries present and interpret information, and education is no exception. While it may not be feasible to travel halfway around the world to visit a museum or landmark, it’s certainly easy to find an app or […]