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How To Write Image Descriptions About Jewelry For Visual Impairment

How To Write Image Descriptions About Jewelry For Visual Impairment

One of my favorite types of products to shop for is jewelry, specifically earrings and simple necklaces. Since I am fairly selective about what I wear and have low vision, it’s extremely helpful for me to read image descriptions and alt text for jewelry items…

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

Questions To Ask When Choosing A Laptop For College

One of the questions I am frequently asked by students and teachers alike is about what laptop is best for college, and how to choose a laptop that will last through college. While it’s no secret that I love my Surface Pro and my HP…

How To Write Image Descriptions About Online Products For Visual Impairment

How To Write Image Descriptions About Online Products For Visual Impairment

I love finding unique products from independent businesses and designers online, and one of the deciding factors when I am making a purchase is if the owner knows how to write image descriptions for online products. I have a visual impairment that impacts my ability…

How Do People With Visual Impairments Go To Farmer’s Markets?

How Do People With Visual Impairments Go To Farmer’s Markets?

In my summer intern housing, I live within walking distance of an awesome farmer’s market with lots of local products and amazing produce. Since I started going to the market weekly, I’ve learned a lot about navigating farmer’s markets with low vision, including how to…

Selecting Plush Animals for Kids With Visual Impairment

Selecting Plush Animals for Kids With Visual Impairment

The other day, one of my friends asked me for advice about selecting plush and stuffed animals for blind kids, as well as kids with low vision and other visual impairments, since they were preparing to buy a birthday gift for a family member. I…

Eight Adult Shoes Without Shoelaces

Eight Adult Shoes Without Shoelaces

I have trouble tying my shoes due to vision impairment and Chiari Malformation, so whenever I go shoe shopping, I look for comfortable and easy to wear shoes that don’t have shoelaces or other complicated fasteners. It’s easy to find children’s shoes without shoelaces, but…

Seven Elements Of Accessible Store Layouts for Vision Impairment

Seven Elements Of Accessible Store Layouts for Vision Impairment

The last time I went shopping at a popular clothing retailer for college students, I tripped over multiple store displays and knocked over an entire rack of clothing. I have low vision and use a blindness cane, but that didn’t stop the store associates from…

Fast Facts About Accessible Packaging

Fast Facts About Accessible Packaging

Since I don’t have a car with me at college, I frequently use online shopping as a way to get items that would be otherwise difficult to transport. Over time, I have noticed more and more products are being transported in what is called accessible…