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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 Announcements 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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Visually Impaired Veterans Watch Panthers Through New Lens

Visually Impaired Veterans Watch Panthers Through New Lens News Technology

A group of visually impaired veterans got to watch Friday’s Carolina Panthers game through a new lens.  Jordy Glasses and Aira are two pieces of technology used to help the visually impaired Two veterans used the gear to enjoy the Panthers game Friday They were excited to try out the technology for the first time…

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Aira’s Back To School Program Returns For Class Of 2018-2019

Aira’s Back To School Program Returns For Class Of 2018-2019 Announcements Education News

As students across the country brace themselves for a new academic year, Aira is excited to announce that its Back to School program, powered by the AT&T Network, will be returning for the 2018-2019 year. To kick things off on the right note, Aira and AT&T hosted a launch event at AT&T’s headquarters in Dallas on…

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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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Scott Krug to speak at the South Shore Low Vision Group on June 18, 2018

Scott Krug, President of New England Low Vision and Blindness, to speak about technology to the South Shore Low Vision Group on June 18th. Individuals with low vision and those who know someone with low vision are invited to attend the Low Vision Group. http://marshfield.wickedlocal.com/news/20180607/south-shore-low-vision-group-to-hold-meeting CONTACT: Steven V. Dubin, PR Works, sdubin@prworkzone.com, 781-582-1061 The South…

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Blind Legislative Informational Networking Day (B.L.I.N.D.) 2018

Blind Legislative Informational Networking Day (B.L.I.N.D.) 2018 Announcements News

** Event Rescheduled ** Because of the severity of the pending storm, the BLIND Event has been rescheduled from Tuesday March 13th, to Thursday March 22nd. While this is unfortunate it is a necessary step to ensure the safety of the attendees. If anyone has already registered for the event they will not need to…

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Who’s Paying for Assistive Technology?

Who's Paying for Assistive Technology? Care News

The market for technology that helps the disabled is growing, but costs remain an issue. The on-going challenge to have assistive technology covered, or at the very least, allow as a tax deduction for people who pay out of pocket. When Lee Huffman wants to use his personal computer, he launches a special application that…

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