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Exploring Microsoft 3D Models For Low Vision Students

Exploring Microsoft 3D Models For Low Vision Students

A few months ago, I was working with a student with low vision who was learning about different animals in their class. They were having trouble with zooming in on pictures of the animals as the images themselves were not in high resolution and frequently…

No-Tech Solutions For Drawing Graphs With Low Vision And Dysgraphia

No-Tech Solutions For Drawing Graphs With Low Vision And Dysgraphia

For some of the practice problems in my classes, I have to draw graphs or plot points by hand, a task that can be difficult as a person with low vision and dysgraphia. While there are lots of ways to draw graphs in a digital…

Creating Audio Description For Science Experiments With YouDescribe

Creating Audio Description For Science Experiments With YouDescribe

Today, I received a question from a science teacher asking if I had any tips for creating audio description for science experiments and science lab videos. Since they were going to be posting videos of science experiments to a class website, they wanted to ensure…

Socratic App Accessibility Review

Socratic App Accessibility Review

As a college student studying data science, I have to have a basic understanding of different subjects and topics so that I can better understand the data I am working with and how to best create a simulation or analyze the data for a given…

How To Write Video Descriptions For Animal Videos On Social Media

How To Write Video Descriptions For Animal Videos On Social Media

Over the last few weeks, I have seen a large number of animal videos on my social media feeds, and questions about how to write video descriptions for animal videos on social media. From penguins wandering around an aquarium to people’s dogs smiling at the…

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

Brainfuse Online Tutoring Review

This semester, I discovered that I need some extra help with some of my data science coursework involving physics and statistics, so I went looking for online tutoring services that could help me. I was thrilled to learn that my library has a partnership with…

Paper Size and Low Vision

Paper Size and Low Vision

The other day, I was having a conversation with a teacher of the visually impaired about paper and document sizes for people with low vision. They were wondering how I would choose what documents would be on what size paper, and how I would store…

How To Modify Anatomy Diagrams For The Visually Impaired

How To Modify Anatomy Diagrams For The Visually Impaired

One of my friends in college is studying kinesiology and asked me if I had any ideas on how to modify anatomy diagrams for the visually impaired. My friend has low vision and a progressive eye condition, and was telling me about how it can…

Using the MIDI Sprout For Visual Impairment

Using the MIDI Sprout For Visual Impairment

Recently, one of my friends and I had the opportunity to try using the MIDI Sprout device for visual impairment while on a guided tour of a local greenhouse/conservatory. At first, my friend and I were unsure about using the device, as we had wondered…

How To Create An Accessible Formula Sheet

How To Create An Accessible Formula Sheet

In several of my math, statistics, and data science classes, the professor will provide a formula sheet for quizzes and exams, or encourage students to make their own. Many of these formula sheets are difficult to read, because there is lots of information printed on…

How To Describe Flowers for the Blind and Visually Impaired

How To Describe Flowers for the Blind and Visually Impaired

A while ago, someone on the internet asked an interesting question- “how would you describe a flower to a blind person?” It’s a fairly simple question, but one of my friends and I were talking about it when I recently joined them on a shopping…

Benefits of Visiting Touch Tanks With Vision Impairment

Benefits of Visiting Touch Tanks With Vision Impairment

In my time volunteering at a wildlife museum, I had the opportunity to observe many of the benefits of visiting touch tanks, especially for people with vision impairment. I love getting to learn about different animals and seeing them up close, even though I may…

Science Labs and Low Vision

Science Labs and Low Vision

Including students with blindness and low vision in classroom science labs and experiments

Explaining Child Study Teams Using The Scientific Method

Explaining Child Study Teams Using The Scientific Method

Explaining the process of a child study meeting using the scientific method of problem solving.

5 Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Science Classroom

5 Apps That Help Students With Low Vision In The Science Classroom

Five iPad and Android apps that can help students with low vision access material in the science classroom.