Posts featuring Everyday Life and managing with albinism and visual impairment
How Do Blind People Read? Reading Mediums and Tools for the Visually Impaired
How do blind people read? The short answer is however they can. Some people who are blind or visually impaired use braille and audiobooks, but often many of us read regular books with magnifiers or e-books.
Was University Worth It? Thoughts from a Non-Traditional Graduate
With the struggles this generation has had with finding work that matches their degree, many of us are asking ourselves if that university education was worth all the time, effort, and mountains of debt. Well, I’ll break down my own experience and the things I got out of my own undergraduate and graduate university experience and hope that you can take something for yourselves.
Why Can’t Glasses Fix My Vision? The Albinism Perspective
Here, I break down the vision of people with albinism and describe the underlying issues as well as nystagmus, strabismus, and photophobia.
Struggling After Graduation: Imposter Syndrome and Blindness
My thoughts on imposter syndrome, graduation, and blindness with some tips on how to manage feelings of being overwhelmed.
Being a Songwriter: On Empathy and the Search for Meaning
Despite some poorly written over-angsty lyrics and poems here and there, writing songs has helped me learn to genuinely express myself.
Fighting to Work in a World Not Made for Me
Here I discuss my struggle with fighting through self-doubt and vision-related obstacles to live a normal life. It's not always easy, but it will always be worth it.
What is a Digital Magnifier: My Review of the Eschenbach SmartLux
Here i describe what I mean by handheld digital magnifier and provide my review of the Eschenbach SmartLux.
Paper, BoldWriter Pens, and Bump Dots
Some items I received recently. Bold-lined paper, BoldWriter Pens, and Bump Dots.
Personal Advocacy in School: How and What I Tell Professors
How I learned what I need and how I tell my professors as a legally blind graduate student.
Legally Blind in Graduate School
My essentials in graduate school and how I make it work as a legally blind student. I discuss the Eschenbach Smartlux Magnifier and my Vortex Monocular.