ViewPlus Announces Upgrade to its Braille Printer Software

ViewPlus® Announces Upgrade to its Braille Printer Software to Better Assist Teachers of the Visually Impaired Achieve Learning Breakthroughs For Immediate Release – June 17, 2022, Corvallis, OR ViewPlus® Technologies, a Corvallis, OR-based manufacturer of assisted learning technologies for the blind and visually impaired (BVI), is excited to announce the newest release of its Tiger…

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Job Opening: Assistive Technology Specialist

Job Opening: Assistive Technology Specialist Announcements News Open Positions Training

New England Low Vision and Blindness (NELVB) is growing and looking to hire an Assistive Technology Specialist. We have openings for full-time, part-time and contract. Our Low Vision Technology Rehabilitation team works together to cross-train and share the latest innovations in low vision and blindness technology with educators, students, consumers, veterans, and state and federal government…

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Myles Jacques Joins the NELVB Team

Myles Jacques Joins the NELVB Team Announcements News

New England Low Vision and Blindness is pleased to announce that Myles Jacques has joined our team as an Account Executive. Myles is currently a Business Administration major at Mount Wachusett Community College. Myles primarily serves as someone who manages customer relationships with colleges and different levels of schools throughout New England. Myles also serves…

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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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Toni Dichiara Joins the NELVB Team

Toni Dichiara Joins the NELVB Team Announcements News

New England Low Vision and Blindness is pleased to announce that Toni Dichiara has joined our Team as Sales & Operations Assistant. In this role, Toni serves as the person for all things pertaining to processing an order and assisting clients with their technology and training questions.  Toni supports the NELVB team and serves our…

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McDonald’s installs Vispero technology in kiosks for blind, low vision customers

McDonald’s installs Vispero technology in kiosks for blind, low vision customers Announcements News Uncategorized

McDonald’s has selected Vispero’s assistive technology to provide blind and low vision customers with an accessible kiosk experience, according to a press release. Vispero’s JAWS Kiosk has already been deployed to select McDonald’s U.S. company-owned restaurants, as well as newly deployed kiosks in U.S. franchise locations. Creating an accessible and usable kiosk experience for McDonald’s…

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eSight 4 Low Vision Wearable Glasses – Major Updates

eSight 4 Low Vision Wearable Glasses - Major Updates Announcements Featured Product Macular Degeneration News Technology

The New Standard for Vision Technology Extensive research and purpose-driven custom design sets eSight apart. Beyond sight, eSight is built for life. Combining leading-edge proprietary hardware and software, eSight empowers people living with visual impairment with the best visual acuity, unmatched mobility, and ease of use. How does eSight work? eSight’s low vision aid provides…

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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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