Blindness & Visual Impairment
These posts are all about visual impairment, resulting challenges, and tools related to vision such as glasses and sunglasses.
Gaming with a visual impairment comes with some unique barriers. Addressing some of these could richly improve the experience of gamers of all abilities.
People who are blind and visually impaired have been enjoying visual media for as long as the rest of the world. We just enjoy it in different ways. Read on to learn how.
Learn all about the key design basics when creating a space for someone who is blind or visually impaired!
Alternative text helps to make images on social media and websites accessible to those who use a screenreader. Here's how you can add it to your own social media posts.
With my recent move, I have learned so much and experienced so many new things including mountains of stress. Here is an update of how that move has gone and what is to come in the future.
Today's mobility canes have so many options for materials, styles, tips, handles, and more. Choosing the one that is right for you is based on your preferences, experiences, and style. Here, I'll describe some of the different styles and materials of mobility cane that are available.
Feeling like a burden often goes hand in hand with having a disability, but you are not alone. There are steps we can take to ease that feeling and gain back some of our sense of independence as well.
The Blind Tax is the high cost of making the world accessible for a blind or visually impaired person. It is very real and very high. I'll review some of these costs in detail in the hopes that it raises some much needed awareness.
Ocular Albinism is an x-linked variant of albinism. Here, I'll detail what that means in simple terms and how it may affect your diagnosis. I also share some important notes about accepting others' differences.
The white cane has a long history, but laws regulating its use and safety are fairly recent and vary by state. Here I discuss that history, laws, and the types of canes that exist for blind and visually impaired people.