Lisa Chiango Joins the NELVB Training Team

Lisa Chiango Joins the NELVB Training Team Announcements News

New England Low Vision and Blindness is pleased to announce that Lisa Chiango has joined our Training Team as an Assistive Technology Specialist. Lisa, who is also deafblind, has been working with deafblind individuals for the past 20 years and helped establish the Deafblind Community Access Network. Previously, she was a specialist for Apple, providing…

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Jerry Berrier Joins the NELVB Training Team

Jerry Berrier Joins the NELVB Training Team Announcements News

New England Low Vision and Blindness is pleased to announce that Jerry Berrier has joined our Training Team as an Assistive Technology Specialist. Jerry has worked in the field of assistive technology for over 20 years. He spent six years as assistant manager at the Verizon center for customers with disabilities, followed by seven years…

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Stephanie Abruzzo Joins the NELVB Training Team

Stephanie Abruzzo Joins the NELVB Training Team Announcements News Training

New England Low Vision and Blindness is pleased to announce that Stephanie Abruzzo has joined our Training Team as an Assistive Technology Specialist. Stephanie has been working as an Assistive Technology Specialist since 2013 and in the disability field since 2008. She is committed to supporting children and adults in meeting their goals through the…

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Sheryl Crow and Two Blind Brothers Host Foundation Fighting Blindness Virtual Gala “Night for Sight”

Sheryl Crow and Two Blind Brothers Host Foundation Fighting Blindness Virtual Gala “Night for Sight” Announcements Care News

This virtual event on June 24, featuring entertainment from Sheryl Crow, will raise awareness and funds to find treatments and cures for blinding diseases. COLUMBIA, Maryland – June 15, 2021 – The Foundation Fighting Blindness, the world’s leading organization committed to finding treatments and cures for blinding retinal diseases, presents a one night only virtual experience, Night for Sight, with…

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Meet the Founder of IrisVision

Meet the Founder of IrisVision News

Founder Story IrisVision’s founder, Frank Werblin, Ph.D., is a professor of neuroscience at the University of California, Berkeley. Having discovered a number of cellular associations underlying visual information processing in the retina, he had been working on retinal chip implants to help the blind see when he sought a solution that was less invasive and…

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2020 Winner of the Clement J. Krug, Sr. Let’s Go Attitude Award

2020 Winner of the Clement J. Krug, Sr. Let’s Go Attitude Award Announcements News

On August 26, 2020, New England Low Vision and Blindness announced that Ryan Menter, a 10th-grade student from Noble High School in North Berwick Maine, is the winner of the 2020 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…

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Best Trade-Up Program for a Braille Embosser

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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We Are Open For Business… But In A Whole New Way

We Are Open For Business... But In A Whole New Way Announcements News

To Our Clients and Partners, First and foremost, we want to express our best wishes for everyone’s good health as we navigate through this changing environment. We are living in some very challenging times. To help our clients, we have implemented changes in the way we do business in the following areas: 1. Remote Training:…

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HumanWare Buddy App

HumanWare Buddy App News Tech Tips Technology

A New Update Has Arrived! Bring in your buddies to complete lessons with the HumanWare Buddy App! The HumanWare Buddy App helps you find your way around each HumanWare product line with its comprehensive training and resource materials, all available in one place. The HumanWare Buddy App also pushes notifications to allow you to stay…

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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Mar-18-2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Mar-18-2020 Announcements News

March 18, 2020 To: All New England Low Vision and Blindness Clients Re: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) New England Low Vision and Blindness, like many companies and institutions, are closely monitoring the ever-changing landscape associated with the escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19.) During this time, we want to re-assure our clients of our continued commitment…

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Adaptive Technology Opens CNC Shop Opportunities

Adaptive Technology Opens CNC Shop Opportunities News

VR goggles integrated with a camera give a legally blind young woman 20/20 vision and the chance to be a machine shop’s second-shift quality control lead. A wealth of equipment can enable machine shop employees to do their jobs more effectively. For example, spindle touch probes can simplify setups, quick-change work holding devices can speed…

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IrisVision and Samsung Announce Partnership

IrisVision and Samsung Announce Partnership News

IrisVision and Samsung announce partnership to bring clinically validated vision technologies to over 200 million low vision patients globally. This partnership, along with its global channels and partner network, will also enable the next generation of IrisVisionproducts to diagnose and treat conditions remotely anywhere in the world. PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung Electronics, Co., ltd.…

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