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Topics on assistive technology for people with visual impairments.

Android Accessibility: A Surprising Perspective

Introduction I’ve always been told by my peers and my TVI that Apple has the best accessibility features for visually impaired individuals. I’ve had an iPhone before, but couldn’t continue using one because of limitations within its accessibility features. My TVI always said that Apple iPhones...

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Teaching Keyboarding is not Technology Instruction

Sometimes, we do things just because we don’t know what else to do. For example, we’re in quarantine and suddenly everyone’s house is clean. Don’t know what to do? Clean the house. It’s the same in the vision field. When I started my first job, I was given a 5th and 6th grade class of mostly...

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The 3 Parts of Accessibility

We always talk about accessibility in the field of visual impairments and blindness. We talk as if it is something that we either have or we do not have. We talk about websites, apps, or stairwells as being either accessible or inaccessible. On the surface, there might seem to be nothing wrong...

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Life With an Invisible Disability

For some that know me, the fact that I have low vision may come as a surprise. It’s a luxury that many of us with invisible disabilities have. We have control over who knows we have a disability and who does not know. It wasn’t always like this for me. In high school, I was marked by many as...

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