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Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

Microsoft Immersive Reader Review

If you have talked to me about assistive technology in the last few months, there’s a high chance that I have mentioned Microsoft Immersive Reader and how it can help students with vision impairments and print disabilities. I have been using this tool a lot […]

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 […]

Using PicsArt To Simulate Vision Impairment

Using PicsArt To Simulate Vision Impairment

As the only student identified with low vision in my school district, I was asked time and time again what I could see, and what I couldn’t see. This wasn’t always very easy to explain, but I remember one day my teacher of the visually […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Use Emoji?

Every time I turn around, I feel like I am seeing people use emoji.  They have become a defining pop culture element of today’s society. People of all ages are using emoji to convey different messages. As someone with a vision impairment, it’s hard to […]

Fast Facts About Plastic Straw Bans For People With Disabilities

Answering the who, what, when, where, and why about plastic straw bans and how they impact people with disabilities, with a focus on vision impairment and Chiari Malformation

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

TumbleBooks For Low Vision Review

Many libraries have started providing eBooks for cardholders- read more about digital library resources here. While many eBook titles available are targeted at adults, there are still services that provide eBooks for children at no cost to cardholders. One of the most popular eBook services […]

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Visit Children’s Museums?

How Do People With Vision Impairments… Visit Children’s Museums?

I have had several families ask me about how their visually impaired child (which includes both blindness and low vision) can enjoy visiting a children’s museum, and how they can plan a positive and fun visit. On my recent trip to Austin, I went to […]

Aira For Low Vision Review

Aira For Low Vision Review

How I use Aira smart glasses in college with low vision and how they have helped me travel independently

Respondus LockDown Browser Accessibility for Vision Impairment

Respondus LockDown Browser Accessibility for Vision Impairment

Using assistive technology with Respondus LockDown Browser for taking tests in college

How to Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day Every Day

How to Celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day Every Day

Happy (belated) Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Each year, on the third Thursday of May, promoting “digital accessibility and inclusion for people with all disabilities.” It’s a celebration of assistive technology, universal design, and disability representation- after all, as many as 1 in 7 people have […]