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Five US Government Resources on Assistive Technology

Five US Government Resources on Assistive Technology

Five websites from the US Government that educate visitors on disability and assistive technology.

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Conferences?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Conferences?

Being right near Washington DC, I have been able to attend several conferences and events related to assistive technology and disability. I always learn something from these events, and attending them has not only benefitted me as a blogger, but as a student and someone […]

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

All About The Cogswell-Macy Act

Right now, a lot of people in the low vision and blindness community are talking about the Cogswell-Macy Act and how it can help students with disabilities. Today, I am answering common questions people may have about this bill, and explaining why it is so […]

What To Say When Meeting Politicians

What To Say When Meeting Politicians

I attended an election watch event a few days ago for Ralph Northam, who is now the governor-elect of Virginia. After all of the speeches concluded for the evening, newly elected officials as well as other politicians made their way through the crowd, talking to […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

How Do People With Low Vision…Vote?

For the 2016 election, I voted prior to Election Day by absentee, traveling to a polling place in my hometown to cast my vote in what was a very important election. My first voting experience is something I will never forget for two reasons- the […]

How To Contact Your Senators

How To Contact Your Senators

Like millions of Americans, I have a pre-existing condition. Under the newly proposed Graham-Cassidy Healthcare Bill, that means that insurance companies would legally be able to charge me extra or deny coverage because I have a condition, and I could also have lifetime caps on […]

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

Five Things That Surprised Me About The New Metro Cars

I go to college right outside of Washington, DC, and often find myself using the Metro subway system to travel around the DC, Maryland, and Virginia area. Recently, the Metro system received several upgrades that have really helped me as a rider with a disability, […]

Visiting the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum

Visiting the National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian American Art Museum

Living right outside of Washington DC means that I am just a short Metro ride away from visiting one of the coolest places in the United States.  Some of my favorite places to visit are the Smithsonian museums, which have free admission and are amazingly […]

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Museums?

How Do People With Low Vision…Go To Museums?

Being just a short Metro ride away from the Smithsonian, I have been able to go to many different museums with my friends.  My two favorite Smithsonian museums are the Natural History and the American Art museums.  People who don’t know me well are often […]