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Six CSS Accessibility Tweaks I Made For My Website

Six CSS Accessibility Tweaks I Made For My Website

As a person who runs a website related to visual impairment and assistive technology, it’s only natural that I want to ensure that my website is accessible for as many people as possible. While my blog theme was created with accessibility in mind, I decided…

Creating Inclusive and Accessible Video Lectures For Visually Impaired Audiences

Creating Inclusive and Accessible Video Lectures For Visually Impaired Audiences

One of the questions I frequently receive from teachers filming videos for their classes is about if there is anything that they can do to create accessible video lectures for students who are blind or that have low vision. While I talk a lot about…

Assistive Technology For Fluctuating Eyesight

Assistive Technology For Fluctuating Eyesight

When I was in middle school, I noticed that it was easier to read text early in the morning compared to later in the day when my eyesight would be worse, not realizing this was due to fluctuating eyesight. As I got older and my…

Designing Business Cards For Low Vision

Designing Business Cards For Low Vision

Whenever I travel to conferences or other events, I make sure to bring a couple of different types of business cards for people with different sight levels. I’ve learned a lot about designing business cards for low vision since starting my blog, and have always…

How I Decorate My Dorm Room With Low Vision

How I Decorate My Dorm Room With Low Vision

This week, a well-known designer named Nate Berkus spoke about how they would design a space for someone living with vision loss. I agreed with a lot of the things they talked about, such as the importance of good contrast, lighting, and the awesomeness of…

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…

Visiting The Gateway Arch Museum With Vision Impairment

Visiting The Gateway Arch Museum With Vision Impairment

When I visited St Louis this past summer, I had the opportunity to visit the new Gateway Arch Museum, which showcases American history in the context of Manifest Destiny and the desire for westward expansion. In honor of the Gateway Arch’s 53rd birthday, here is…