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Participants Needed: Study on experiences & preferences for image descriptions

From the mailbag: A team of researchers at the University of Texas is seeking individuals who are blind or have low vision to participants in a study focused on people’s experiences with image descriptions (captions, alt text, visual question answers, … Continue reading

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Rural Safety & Resilience Study Seeks Participants

From the mailbag: The Rural, Safety, and Resilience Study Partnering with Women with Disabilities-Your Story Matters! Fellow federationists, I am recruiting volunteers for my dissertation research study. You qualify to participate if: *   You are at least 21 years old … Continue reading

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Quality of Life Study Seeks Participants

From the mailbag: Researchers at Old Dominion University are conducting a study examining the relationship between health-related behaviors and quality of life among individuals with visual impairments. To conduct this study we need the participation of adult aged-individuals (aged 18 … Continue reading

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Study on Employment Experiences of B/VI Folks

From the mailbag: Invitation to Participate in Research on Employment Experiences of BVI Individuals Are you legally blind and age 18 or older?  Are you comfortable verbalizing your thoughts in English?  Have you at some point in the last five … Continue reading

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Online Research Study Regarding Autonomous Vehicles

From the mailbag: Transportation is seeing all kinds of disruptive transformation. Ridesharing, electric cars and automated vehicles are only a few examples.  While all these innovative technological advances will hopefully have a positive impact within our communities, the needs of … Continue reading

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Study: Use of Camera-Based Assistive Tech by VI People

From the mailbag: Hello, We are researchers from Indiana University Bloomington conducting a study to understand the use of camera-based assistive technologies by people with visual impairments. We invite you to participate in this study by taking part in a … Continue reading

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Study: Impact of Overweight Status & VI on PE in K-12

From the mailbag: We are conducting a study exploring the experiences of individuals with visual impairments who were also overweight or obese during in physical education. We are looking at how having a visual impairment and being overweight or obese … Continue reading

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Museum Survey

A year or so ago, Peanut and I went on a touch tour at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art–it was pretty neat, and I even discovered facets of some of the pieces that I’d entirely missed as a sighted person.  … Continue reading

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Research Study on Braille Learning

From the mailbag: Hello, Dr. Tina Herzberg at the University of South Carolina Upstate and I are conducting a research study to learn more about the experiences of people ages 18 to 25 who learned braille during their K-12 program … Continue reading

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Study Participants Needed

Hi all, My name is Arielle Silverman and I am a doctoral student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at the University of Colorado. As you may know, I am conducting a series of studies for my dissertation examining … Continue reading

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