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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Comcast Partners with NuEyes to Make TV Accessible to People with Low Vision Announcements News

In the past few years, Comcast, a television company, has been putting some serious effort into making it’s content more accessible to people with disabilities. It recently released its X1 eye control offering that lets users change channels, search for shows, schedule recordings of shows, and more by simply looking at specific areas of the screen.…

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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 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 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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VoiceOver and Braille Bugs In iOS 13 Announcements News Resources

This article was written and published by AppleVis. OS 13 will be released to the public on 19 September, 2019. This post contains details of the VoiceOver and braille bugs which we believe to have been introduced in iOS 13; as well as details of the pre-existing bugs which we believe have been resolved. As…

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Doug Vesely Returns! Announcements News

He’s Back! Doug Vesely, with over 15 years experience training students, seniors, veterans and professionals in New England, has accepted a new role as Director of Training at New England Low Vision and Blindness. “Never before have we had a training team so strong”, said Scott V. Krug, President of New England Low Vision and Blindness.…

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New England Low Vision and Blindness (NELVB) is growing and looking to hire an Assistive Technology Specialist & Trainer – an exciting full-time, salaried position! The Assistive Technology Specialist & Trainer teaches consumers who are blind and visually impaired, as well as those who work with them, to use assistive technology in schools, businesses, homes,…

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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 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 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 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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