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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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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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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AT&T Care Plus Insurance Coverage for Smart Glasses

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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Free $100 Gift Card

Free $100 Gift Card Announcements Care News Technology Top Choices Training

Are you looking for the perfect gift for a loved one how is legally blind or has low vision, but not sure what to choose?* You’re In Luck – New England Low Vision & Blindness Now Offers Gift Certificates AND this Free $100 Gift Card will get you started! (Limited supply, while supplies last, certain…

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Our Team is Ready at 2019 NEAER Conference

Our Team is Ready at 2019 NEAER Conference Announcements News

The team from New England Low Vision and Blindness will be available all day today at the 2019 NE AER Conference at the North Conway Grand Hotel in North Conway, NH.  Please come visit us at our booth or join us for Scott Krug & Bob McGillivray’s presentation on Low Vision Wearable Technology at 9:15…

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Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness to speak at NE/AER 2019 Conference

Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness to speak at NE/AER 2019 Conference Announcements News

On Thursday, November 14, 2019, Scott Krug, President of New England Low Vision and Blindness and Robert McGillivray, Director of Low Vision Services, The Carroll Center for the Blind will present an Overview and Case Studies of Low Vision Wearables at the NE/AER 2019 Conference.  The advances in the area of wearable low vision technology…

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