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National Desktop Video Magnifier Month

National Desktop Video Magnifier Month Announcements News

July is National Desktop Video Magnifier Month. “What wheelchair is to someone who has trouble walking, so electronic video magnification technology is to someone who has trouble seeing.” -Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness As recently published in the New England Low Vision and Blindness white paper ‘You’ve been diagnosed with Macular…

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Smarter Balanced Assessment Testing

Smarter Balanced Assessment Testing Announcements Education News Resources Technology Top Choices

The Smarter Balanced Assessment testing is just around the corner. Are you prepared to support students who require a braille accommodation? In a testing situation, a test administrator and a student will use a secure browser environment that supports both automatic and on-demand requests for embossing. If you are not we are here to help!…

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National Video Magnifier Month

National Video Magnifier Month Announcements News

May is National Video Magnifier Month. “What wheelchair is to someone who has trouble walking, so electronic video magnification technology is to someone who has trouble seeing.” -Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness As recently published in the New England Low Vision and Blindness white paper ‘You’ve been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration…

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NELVB Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

NELVB Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary Announcements News

What a difference a decade makes!  In February 2019, New England Low Vision and Blindness reached a milestone – our 10 year anniversary! Thank you for an amazing 10 years! From our beginnings, just me and my wife, young marriage, three small children, no income, operating out of my basement and a local storage facility; To…

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BrailleNote Touch Plus Training

BrailleNote Touch Plus Training Announcements News Resources Training

Thank you for your interest in our 2-day BrailleNote Touch Plus Training Dates: March 5, 2019 – March 6, 2019 Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Location: New England Low Vision and Blindness, 799 West Boylston Street, Suite 140, Worcester, Massachusetts There are ONLY 10 seats available!  Register Now! We are limiting this training to a maximum of 10 people,…

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Career Launch @ Perkins

Career Launch @ Perkins Announcements Education News Resources Training

The transition to young adulthood can be challenging for everyone – there are higher expectations, more independence and lots of social and emotional changes to adjust to. And the stakes are even higher if you are blind or visually impaired.   That’s why Perkins School for the Blind has developed programs dedicated to supporting young adults…

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CCB Tech Fair November 20, 2018

CCB Tech Fair November 20, 2018 News

New England Low Vision and Blindness was proud to support the Carroll Center For The Blind’s Technology Fair on November 20, 2018. Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness presented to the latest technology to people who are visually impaired.  Several people came by our booth to learn about the latest equipment and applications.…

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Scott Krug Interviewed on Radio Station WICC600

Scott Krug Interviewed on Radio Station WICC600 News

On November 7, 2018, New England Low Vision and Blindness President, Scott Krug participated in a live, in-studio radio interview on WICC600 AM with popular morning show host, Tony Reno. During the interview, Tony referred to Mr. Krug as a “genius” for highlighting many options to help restore hope and independence for those struggling with…

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Scott Krug presents the latest technology to the Pittsfield Public School

Scott Krug presents the latest technology to the Pittsfield Public School Education News Technology Top Choices

Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness recently presented the latest low vision technology to the students and teachers of the visually impaired at Pittsfield Public School. “Thank you for coming out today and spending so much time with my students.  They were all excellent and appreciated all you showed them.” said Lynn Shortis,…

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Big Update For Pearl Camera

Big Update For Pearl Camera News Technology

Introducing FSCamDSBridge, the software that makes your Freedom Scientific PEARL camera product available to any Windows app, not just Openbook and JAWS anymore! Freedom Scientific produces several highly-regarded camera products that work seamlessly with our software. For example, using our PEARL portable reading camera is one of the fastest, simplest and most accurate ways to take a picture…

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BrailleNote Touch Experts

BrailleNote Touch Experts Announcements News

We are pleased to announce that Michelle Perkins and Gloria Stuart, Senior Assistive Technology Specialists & Trainers at New England Low Vision and Blindness  have been recognized by Humanware as BrailleNote Touch Experts. The intense certification and testing process consisted of 2 full days of training, review, and studying of several training videos, in-depth review of all…

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2018 Winner of the Clement J. Krug, Sr. Let’s Go Attitude Award

2018 Winner of the Clement J. Krug, Sr. Let’s Go Attitude Award Announcements News

On June 18, 2018, New England Low Vision and Blindness announced that Elana Regan, a 9th grade student at Hopkinton High School, is the winner of the 2018 Clement J. Krug, Sr. Let’s Go Attitude Award.  This award was established in honor of the spirit of the late Clement J. Krug, who is the father of company President…

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