Spotlight: The Braille Chocolate Box, a Sweet and Accessible Treat

Chocolate, it is the #1 favorite treat for most, and now that Valentine’s Day is approaching there will be a lot of chocolate going around. Chocolate is a fun gift to receive on any occasion.  Today I want to spotlight a product that has made chocolate accessible to those who are blind or have low … Continue reading Spotlight: The Braille Chocolate Box, a Sweet and Accessible Treat

Accessible Cooking Tools for Those who are Blind or Have Low Vision

Yes, contrary to popular belief, people who are blind or have low vision are able to cook independently. It is possible to cook without sight and it can be done with few adaptations. Every visually impaired person has a unique level of comfort in the kitchen and I am sure this is true for fully … Continue reading Accessible Cooking Tools for Those who are Blind or Have Low Vision

Spotlight: The Scripor Alphabet | A Tactile Code for Colors

Rainbow graphic is by stux from Pixabay via the Canva library Colors can seem like such a mystery to those who are blind and they can be tricky to identify for those who have low vision. There is a solution that may be helpful. I recently found out about The Scripor Alphabet. This is a … Continue reading Spotlight: The Scripor Alphabet | A Tactile Code for Colors

Accommodations for Students who are Blind or Have Low Vision

Now that the school year is about to begin I want to take this opportunity to discuss the topic of accommodations for students with disabilities. The best advice I can give from personal experience is to take advantage of the assistance that is available to you as a student with a disability. I have been … Continue reading Accommodations for Students who are Blind or Have Low Vision

The Visually Impaired Person Tag

In this post I want to share my answers to the questions in the Visually impaired person tag. Read on to view my answers. Here is a small glimpse of what life is like when you have low vision. What medical condition caused you to be blind or visually impaired? I have Retinopathy of Prematurity. … Continue reading The Visually Impaired Person Tag