Outdated Tech? ...Consider Trading-In Your Old Clunker Resources Technology

Is your technology room old and outdated?  Consider Trading-In Your Old Clunkers? Big November Incentives! Why settle for a loud, slow, gigantic, unreliable, rusty difficult to use old “CCTV” clunker? Consider investing in yourself or your client by taking advantage of our November specials and let the trained low vision specialists at New England Low Vision and…

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Telehealth 101: How to Visit Your Doctor Online Resources Telemedicine

Telehealth is a virtual service that lets patients interact with a healthcare professional online. This lets doctors and patients connect without being in the same room, or even the same city. Some of these appointments can replace office visits, which can have many benefits. Studies of people with migraine, diabetes, and other chronic health conditions show that…

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There’s No Place Like A Smart Home Resources Smart Homes

In the movie, The Wizard Oz, Dorothy recites the famous quote, “there’s no place like home.”  I loved the movie, and I agree with her sentiment about being “home.”  Home tends to be the place where we are most comfortable and a place we often long for after being away on a vacation, business trip,…

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19 New Accessibility Features in iOS 14 That Everyone Can Take Advantage Of Resources Technology

According to the CDC, one in four U.S. adults has a disability, where limitations can involve vision, cognitive function, hearing, motor skills, and more. That’s why the iPhone has accessibility features; so that everyone can use an iPhone, not just those without any impairments. And iOS 14 has only made the iPhone even more accessible, with tools that even…

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The Present and Future State of Telemedicine Resources Telemedicine

In a world where we are asked to stay in our homes, life is being lived online. We work virtually, we learn virtually, we stay connected to family and friends virtually, and yes, we even go to the doctor virtually. The shift to remote healthcare is necessary in the midst of stay-at-home orders, but it…

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Repository of Pandemic Stimulus Funding Options for Students Resources

Many Educators and State Agency Representatives have asked us about available grants and funding options available for students who have been impacted by COVID-19. (If you know of other stimulus funding resources that are not included, please send us an email at info@nelowvision.com.) Federal Grant Programs: (Remember to word search on “technology”, “disabilities”, etc. to…

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Best Trade-Up Program for a Braille Embosser Announcements News Resources Technology

It’s time to upgrade your embosser! In 2019, we introduced new, advanced solenoids on all our embossers. The solenoid is the main part of an embosser responsible for producing the Braille dot. These new solenoids resulted in improved performance for our embossers including: 1) Industry-leading Braille dot quality 2) Improved durability and longer life cycle…

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MagniLink TAB Webinar Series Resources Technology

The MagniLink TAB webinar series kicks off on March 26th.  This is a great webinar for anyone who is interested in learning more about the TAB, or for individuals who already own the TAB and would like to learn more about how they can transform their home into a powerful work or learning environment. Here…

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My Attempt to Use a Screen Reader for Google Docs Resources Technology

The job of a screen reader is just that: to read what is on the screen you are looking at which is certainly quite a good thing when you can’t read it. The screen can be attached to a desktop or laptop computer, a smartphone, or a tablet. How do screen readers work? There is not…

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AT&T Care Plus Insurance Coverage for Smart Glasses Announcements News Resources

Coverage for smart glasses for a UHC group: AT&T Care Plus United Health Care  These are the AT&T CarePlus covered procedures and services effective January 1, 2020. The Program will reimburse you for the purchase of one pair of assistive smart glasses from Aira, eSight, NuEyes, and Orcam. The glasses must aid low/no-vision Participants in…

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Top 10 Smart Home Products For 2020 Resources Smart Homes

How to get started with your Smart Home. If you need assistance deciding on the best option for you, setting up or training on the following top 10 Smart Home products, please click here. +++   +++   +++ Top Smart Home Products for 2020: 1. Echo Plus 2. Echo Dot 3. Amazon Smart Plug…

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I’m Scared to Live Alone with Macular Degeneration Care Macular Degeneration Resources Smart Homes Training

“I live alone and worry about what’s going to happen to me.” This is not only a concern for those who have macular degeneration but for many people with perfect vision, especially those of a ‘certain’ age, ie. seniors. Living alone and being alone People live alone by choice or by circumstances. Decisions made when…

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