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How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University

2017-12-12T11:31:34+00:00

Students who are blind rarely major in math or science, and Emily Schlenker understands why, from personal experience. A pre-med major at Wichita State University, Schlenker was born without sight. But that hasn’t slowed down her fascination with organic chemistry. What has repeatedly snagged her ability to study it, however, has been when homework assignments include charts and graphs that her screen-reading software can’t process. [...]

How a Blind Student Who Felt Locked Out of STEM Classes Challenged—and Changed—Her University 2017-12-12T11:31:34+00:00