Portfolio

While my blog is the go-to spot to read my writing, it isn’t the only place you can find my work. If you’d like to explore other posts that I’ve written, I’ve put together this list of posts that I’ve written for fellow bloggers, magazines and other publications.

Check back frequently for updates!


May 28, 2023

The Six-Dot Security Method

Featured on: Braille Literacy Canada

Learning how assistive technology works and how it benefits people with disabilities is wonderful… but what happens when that curiosity becomes an invasion of privacy? What measures can be taken to ensure that one’s privacy is protected? In this article, I discuss a lesser-known but very effective method: Braille.


March 11, 2023

What’s In a Name?

Featured on: Braille Literacy Canada

Every author dreams of seeing their name in the byline for the first time, but for blind authors, it isn’t that simple. Most publications don’t produce their work in Braille. What then, becomes of the dream of reading your own byline? Join me as I grapple with this question–whether it’s equality or entitlement–and if it is truly that important. After all: what’s in a name?


March 1, 2023

Is Christianity Ableist?

Featured on: Christian Courier

Ableism is everywhere, from our homes to our schools and workplaces… but what about inside the Church? How do we begin to make sense of something that clearly demeans and devalues people with disabilities, and the inspired, true Word of God? I’ve struggled with this, and still do. I certainly don’t have the answers, but I have some ideas. Read my thoughts on ableism within Christianity here and join the conversation.


November 15, 2022

A Reader’s Perspective: Graphic Novels Project

Featured on: The Centre for Equitable Library Access [CELA] Blog

Have you ever wondered how a blind person reads a graphic novel? After all, it’s primarily images–not very accessible. CELA is making a way by producing graphic novels in audio format. As an accessibility tester with CELA, I get the privilege of reading these novels and ensuring they are reader-friendly, enjoyable and above all, accessible for other blind readers. To learn more, read my post about what goes into testing graphic novels for accessibility here.


October 5, 2022

An Open Letter to New Guide Dog Handlers

Featured on: Look on the Dark Side

Getting your first guide dog is an exciting step in your journey as a blind or visually impaired person. But it can also be a little scary. If you’ve ever wanted to pick the brain of a seasoned handler, find out what they loved, how they lived, and what they learned, here are six things I’d tell new guide dog handlers about the adventure they’re about to begin.


October 6, 2021

From First Pet to Last Snuggle

Featured on: Look On The Dark Side

This is the story of my first guide dog, Cricket’s, retirement. At 3 years old, I thought retirement was years away, but life doesn’t always follow a straight path. Read our story here.