Chrissy Antonopoulos | Blind Beauty Issue 22

The full description of Chrissy Antonopoulos' photo are in the body of the post.

“Nope you don’t have double vision, this is what the Spotify app looks like when you have large font on iPhone.” ~Chrissy Antonopoulos

Screenshot of enlarged text overlapping in a music app. The list of music is white text on a black background.Chrissy Antonopoulos is the founder of the non-profit, See Through My Eyes. She has completed two degrees from the University of Sydney in Applied Science and Clinical Trials Research. Additionally, she has received a Graduate Diploma in Psychology. 

Chrissy has also been a featured guest here on Bold Blind Beauty.

Oftentimes when we talk about accessibility in the disability community we seldom see what it looks like in the real world. In the screenshot provided, you can see how the magnification causes the text to overlap. This is a problem a lot of people with low vision face in many applications.

“It’s so frustrating when apps aren’t accessible. I use Spotify every day and I can hardly ever see what I’m doing and it gives me headaches trying to decipher the text because it is tiny and overlaps. It would be lovely if companies valued our dollar as much as others and made their services accessible! 2018 should be the year of making EVERYTHING accessible!” ~Chrissy

Chrissy Antonopoulos’ Blind Beauty Description

Featured image is a mock magazine cover titled Blind Beauty. Chrissy Antonopoulos and her guide dog Lacey are both smiling for the camera. Chrissy’s long dark hair is pulled back from her face with a headband. She’s wearing oversized sunglasses and a lavender colored tank top.

Blocks of text superimposed on Chrissy’s photo are: “Bold | She Keeps Pressing Onward,” “Blind | She Has Deeper Insight,” “Beautiful | She Sees To The Heart Of Others”

You can connect with and/or follow Chrissy Antonopoulos on the following social media platforms:

Published by Stephanae

👩🏾‍🦯 | INTJ | HSP | Collector of knowledge | Alpaca Fanatic “If I stop to kick every barking dog, I am not going to get where I'm going.” ~Jackie Joyner-Kersee Hi, I'm Steph! I'm a highly sensitive proud introvert and a recovering people-pleaser. These traits or quirks used to bother me because I always felt out of place until I began a recent process of self-acceptance. While I'm still a work in progress, I view my quirks as my superpowers and am grateful that they contribute to who I am today.

5 thoughts on “Chrissy Antonopoulos | Blind Beauty Issue 22

  1. Thank you Jim. It helps hearing that people are getting something from our messages. There are so many more blind people coming forward and raising their voices I can’t help be to be inspired and excited.

  2. you have interesting posts which gives me a lot of in-sight to what it’s like dealing with blindness. you may not know this but you and others are inspirational.

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