Announcements

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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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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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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New Website – Online Survey

New Website - Online Survey Announcements News

Our new website is up and running – enter our drawing below! Our website has been redesigned around our three (3) unique service offerings: Technology, Training and Care. To highlight a few of the new features you will find: Easy to search for the latest products — we really think you will like this! Helpful…

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What is a Let’s Go Attitude?

What is a Let's Go Attitude? Announcements News

As we launch our Clement J. Krug, Sr. Award, I want to provide you the history of the award and the Let’s Go Attitude philosophy. In 2003, at the young age of 61, my father Clement J. Krug Sr., a strong 6’3″ NYC detective, was diagnosed with a very rare and advanced form of abdominal…

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