Braille for Millennials {Seminars@Hadley podcast}

I love a good podcast. I learn while I’m working. I chuckle while doing chores. I’m entertained while sitting on the couch with the dogs. Stockton knows about my audio habit. I do have my favorites… One weekday at work, my braille instructor from Hadley called me. She invited me to be on an upcoming…

Blind Bibliophilia and Free Books

I’m a nerd. Of course I love to hold books in my hands, flip the pages, inhale the freshly-pressed inky scent. But with these eyes, reading regular print is a hardship. A paperback becomes a project. I gotta use my magnifier and risk major eye strain or fuss with my text reading equipment and hold…

Always Learning

After months of internal debate, I decided to apply. I filled out the forms and asked my doctor to confirm my disability in writing. I submitted the required items, completed an enrollment exam, and waited. When you’re anxious it means you care, right? Would I be in or out? Unlike applying to college, there would…