Cleaning Blind: Sniff, Spray, Scrub, Repeat

In this podcast, Macy, Caitlyn, and Cole share their methods for cleaning with dysfunctional eyeballs and realize they haven’t washed their windows in months.

Blindness Awareness and Advocacy: Blind People are like Unicorns

In this podcast, Caitlyn, Cole, and Macy rant about the common mis-conceptions that sightlings have about the blind community and discuss ways to be a good advocate and a responsible activist.

A Tutorial of Canvas on a Mac with VoiceOver

In this video, Macy gives a tutorial of the Canvas virtual learning system using VoiceOver for Mac. 

Blind Dining: Syrup is Always a Bad Idea

In this podcast, Macy, Cole, and Caitlyn talk about dining out. They discuss the pros and cons of sit-down restaurants, fast-food chains, and the dreaded buffet. 

Comparing Smart Home Devices for the Blind and Visually Impaired

In this video, Macy compares the Amazon Echo, Google Home, and Apple HomePod in terms of accessibility for the blind and visually impaired. 

Tips for Paraprofessionals with Blind and Visually Impaired Students

In this video, Macy gives ten tips for paraprofessionals working with blind and visually impaired students. The following list is a summary of the video. Note: The need for a classroom aid should be decided on a case-by-case basis. All blind students do not need a para pro, and each student who does need extraContinue reading “Tips for Paraprofessionals with Blind and Visually Impaired Students”

MLA 8 Formatting Keystrokes

1. Type your name, class, instructor’s name, and due date on separate lines. 2. Press ctrl+e to center the text. 3. Type the title. 4. Press enter to go to the next line and ctrl+l to left-align the text. 5. Type the rest of the paper. Press ctrl+a to select all of the text andContinue reading “MLA 8 Formatting Keystrokes”

Web Browsing with Mozilla Firefox and NVDA

Go to the address bar: alt + d Open new tab: ctrl + t Move by heading: h Move by link: k Move by visited link: v Move by edit box: e Move by table: t Move by radio button: a Move by checkbox: x Move by list: l Keyword search: capslock + ctrl +f Start editing an editContinue reading “Web Browsing with Mozilla Firefox and NVDA”

Web Browsing with Mozilla Firefox and JAWS

Jump to the address bar: alt+d Move by heading: h Open new tab: control + t Move by button: b Move by edit field: e Move by checkbox: x Move by radio button: a Open a list of links on the page: insert+f7 Move by table: t Move by link: k Move by list: lContinue reading “Web Browsing with Mozilla Firefox and JAWS”