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 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 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 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 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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