Taliesin L. Smith
April 15, 2016
P1 (paraphrased): I wanted to study Chemistry, but when I started losing my sight in high school, my teachers could not figure out a way for me to do it. They suggested Biology, but still that was still a passive experience.
P6: " Interesting, I hear you talk about the negative charges and everything, and I feel kind of stupid because I don't even remember if like the little static shocks we get are negative or positive."
Student with vision loss who uses a screen reader and a keyboard.
P1: "I generally use the arrow keys to navigate line by line."
P4: [Starts off by navigating by section] "Nice, lots of regions...now, I'll look for the Main region." [Finds it on second go around.]
P8 (paraphased) "I'm new to this site, so I am first going to go through everything with the down arrow [...] I'm repeating stuff to make sure I didn't miss anything. [...] Now, I'm going to a Tab through"
P3: [with 2 negatively charged balloons on the Sweater] "I want to see what happens if I put one balloon on top of the other." [second Balloon repels and moves to the bottom of the sweater.] "What will happen if I do the same thing on the Wall?"