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Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

Ten Things To Know About Going To College With A Blindness Cane

I started using a blindness cane full-time when I started attending college, and I was surprised to learn that navigating on my college campus was much different than navigating in my hometown or at the store. While it wasn’t hard for me to adjust to […]

What If I Lock Myself Out Of My Dorm?

What If I Lock Myself Out Of My Dorm?

My family and friends frequently tell me that I am the type of person that can handle any situation that life throws at me and that many of my experiences can make great blog material. As a result of this, I have decided to start […]

How I Learned To Navigate My Internship Building With Low Vision

How I Learned To Navigate My Internship Building With Low Vision

I’m now starting the third week of my internship, and I’m excited to share that I now know how to navigate the floor of the building that I work in. Of course, I still get lost every now and then, but I’ve been able to […]

Ten Things I Wish My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Ten Things I Wish My TVI Taught Me About Transition

Whenever I speak about my experiences with working with a teacher of the vision impaired (TVI) in Virginia Public Schools, people are often surprised by how many lessons my TVI taught me in high school, even though I did not see them very often. They […]

Seeing The Future: A Proposed Resource For Students With Vision Impairments

Seeing The Future: A Proposed Resource For Students With Vision Impairments

Last year, I wrote a policy idea that won the “10 Ideas” yearly policywriting contest that is hosted by the Roosevelt Institute, a student-run think tank. My policy idea, entitled “Seeing The Future,” talked about a proposed state resource that would contain information for students […]

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

Coursicle Class Scheduling App Review

A few semesters ago, I had to switch around a bunch of my classes. I went through my school’s class database and made notes of the new classes I wanted to take and their course registration numbers. After writing down all of the information, I […]

Touring Colleges With Virtual Reality

Touring Colleges With Virtual Reality

As technology continues to evolve, future college students now have an additional way to search for higher education by touring colleges with virtual reality. Virtual college tours can give students the opportunity to get to know their future campus, from the comfort of their school […]

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

MyMathLab for Vision Impairment

Many of my professors in college have gone paperless, and assign homework, quizzes, and tests online using software like MyMathLab. I prefer to have digital assignments, so I have found this change to be awesome, since I don’t have to worry about having a backpack […]

Common File Types For Vision Impairment and Print Disabilities

Common File Types For Vision Impairment and Print Disabilities

It’s easy to get overwhelmed over all of the different file types that are used for accessible materials for people with vision impairment. It’s not uncommon for a student to have to work with several different file types during class, which means it’s important to […]

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 […]