A Taste of Full Inclusion: My Experience Using an Audio Describer

by Roqayah Ajaj In 2019, I planned to attend my first significant conference as a PhD student. It was the biggest conference that I had ever been to – over 3,000 people attended, and it went from 8am to 8pm for about four days in a row. As a person who is blind, when preparingContinue reading “A Taste of Full Inclusion: My Experience Using an Audio Describer”

Interview with a Guide Dog User

Last year, I interviewed Laura Lautaret, who works at the Disability Resource Center (DRC) at the University of Minnesota. Laura is blind and uses a guide dog. She works with students who are blind or visually impaired daily to support them in using assistive technologies. We had a really nice conversation about guide dogs, whichContinue reading “Interview with a Guide Dog User”