Dreamscape Blog

Dreamscape Foundation: A Charity for the Blind

Date Posted: December 7, 2018

Nestled in Naples, Florida is a charity for the blind and visually impaired called Dreamscape Foundation. While they aren’t the only organization providing resources for the disabled, they are unique how they go about it. Dreamscape doesn’t just provide guidance, resources, and raise awareness about accessibility needs. They empower its followers and individuals with disabilities to Read More...


Balena Productions Returns for Annual Charity Stream

Date Posted: December 4, 2018

It’s one of our favorite times of the year here at Dreamscape Foundation. As a non-profit, charity and giving sit at our core and no season embraces this nature better than Christmas. It’s a passion many people share with us, including our old friend Steven Page of Balena Productions. What is Balena Productions? There are many YouTube channels, but at more than 10 years producing Read More...


VipersHere Grows His Audience and More on Twitch

Date Posted: November 30, 2018

If you haven’t heard the Twitch handle “VipersHere”, we won’t hold it against you. He only hit the gaming stream about 6 months ago, and even then only began to take it seriously in September. However, that doesn’t mean you should underestimate him. This up-and-coming Twitch personality has been on an upward climb with more than 1,500 followers on his channel and growing by anywhere Read More...


Interview with Josie Badger, Disability Rights Activist

Date Posted: November 27, 2018

Josie Badger is a disability rights activist with muscle dystrophy who has worked all her life to empower others. She is driven to help youth leaders and to create new initiatives.  Her hard work over the years paid off earning her Miss Wheelchair America in 2012. She has a myriad of accomplishments, and she has more dreams to come. Her greatest is to change how people perceive someone with a Read More...


5 Accessible Gifts for Blind Friends and Family

Date Posted: November 23, 2018

Are you struggling to find gifts for blind friends and family? For those who aren’t visually impaired, finding the perfect present for someone who is can feel like an overwhelming challenge. You want to find something they can use, but also enjoy. Yet Amazon and other retailers don’t exactly highlight accessibility on the box or product listing. Thankfully, we’ve put together the Read More...


Hannibal YMCA Aims to Make Its Facility More Accessible

Date Posted: November 16, 2018

Perhaps it’s the catchy lyrics behind the Village People’s famous single, but whenever we hear the word “YMCA”, we think of a place for everyone; somewhere you can go to participate in various activities and find a sense of community. Yet it only comes alive when the people who make up the YMCA embody that belief. Enter Corri Lewellen and Audrey Pickett: two women who are taking Read More...


5 Tips on How to Design for Accessibility

Date Posted: November 9, 2018

The United States government reports that 8 million people over the age of 15 suffer from low vision or blindness. That doesn’t include the 8 million with a hearing disorder or the 35 million with mobility challenges. With so many in North America alone facing these physical challenges, there is no reason why we shouldn’t design for accessibility challenges as well as functionality and Read More...


A Brand New Beginning: Interview with Joseph Sehwani & Chris Girsch

Date Posted: November 1, 2018

Joseph Sehwani started Dreamscape Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit foundation, because of his developing Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON), a rare visual impairment, in high school at age 16. Chris Girsch, Dreamscape’s social media/blog manager and longtime friend, witnessed firsthand Joe’s worsening condition, as well as the conceptual stage of Dreamscape. Joe and Chris have been Read More...


TikTak Takes on Charity Stream for Dreamscape

Date Posted: October 30, 2018

Fortnite: Save The World streamer RoundedTikTak is relatively new to the Twitch realm, yet he’s quickly gained the attention of viewers and game developers alike. All it takes is one session to see why. The 30-something-year-old gamer brings to the table an entertaining personality and addictive streaming experience that will remind you of a night out with your favorite crew. But it Read More...


5 Ideas for Giving Halloween a Little More Heart

Date Posted: October 26, 2018

When we think of Halloween, we typically picture costumes, candy, pumpkins, and a night of fun-filled horror. Yet there is a wholesomeness this holiday brings that you may not have noticed. It’s giving Halloween a little more meaning. While the holiday has gone through quite the transformation over the course of history, the 1800’s led to its drift away from witchcraft and tomfoolery Read More...