Having trouble reading restaurant menus? Macular Degeneration Macular Degeneration Tech Tips Technology Top Choices

When my father had advanced dry AMD (also called geographic atrophy) between 2005 and 2012, going out to eat was a problem for him, and as a result, a problem for those with him. He would have my mother put his reading glasses and a lighted magnifying glass in her purse. Much of the time,…

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Top Products for People who are Blind - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

If you or someone you know are blind – our life-changing resources can help! If you live in New England and want a no-obligation product demonstration or learn more about our training service, use the form at the bottom of this page to send us your request. You can also call our toll free number…

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My Attempt to Use a Screen Reader for Google Docs Resources Technology

The job of a screen reader is just that: to read what is on the screen you are looking at which is certainly quite a good thing when you can’t read it. The screen can be attached to a desktop or laptop computer, a smartphone, or a tablet. How do screen readers work? There is not…

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Michelle Perkins Recommends this Talkback Guide Education Tech Tips Technology Training

Michelle Perkins, Senior Assistive Technology Specialist & Trainer at New England Low Vision and Blindness recommends this quick reference guide when teaching the Android in an Apple world. Michelle suggests that if you are teaching someone who is visually impaired and or using TalkBack, this young lady has some very informative YouTube Videos. Live Accessible. …

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Top 10 Low Vision Products for Schools and Educators - 2020 Education Technology Top Choices

Our full suite of low vision technology products and training services are designed to help students who are visually impaired, their teachers and TVIs be productive and successful.  We Can Help!  No matter what low vision or blindness needs are! +++   +++   +++ Here Are Our Top Products for Visually Impaired Students, Their Teachers,…

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Top 10 Low Vision Products for Veterans - 2020 Technology Top Choices Veterans

Our full suite of low vision and blindness products and training services are designed to help visually impaired Veteran’s gain independence and lead a fuller, more satisfying life. We Can Help!  No matter what your low vision or blindness needs are! +++   +++   +++ Here Are Our Top Products For Veterans – 2019: 1. Merlin…

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Top 10 Low Vision Aids for Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

We Can Help You Or A Loved One If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration of another eye disease, we can help no matter what your low vision or blindness needs are! Education: If you or a loved one have been diagnosed with Macular Degeneration, we have prepared a 12-part…

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Top 10 Low Vision Products for Doctors - 2020 Macular Degeneration Technology Top Choices

Working alongside Ophthalmologists and Low Vision Doctors, our technology and training services supplement Ophthalmic care by providing the highest level technology solutions to patients (mostly seniors) who are no longer treatable with surgery or injections, or optical magnification. If you have patients who are no longer treatable, consider contacting us today to see how we…

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Apple’s head of accessibility on the company's determination to make gadgets that work for everyone Tech Tips Technology

How Apple ensures its tech and services work for everyone, regardless of their needs As one of the world’s premier tech companies, Apple has a whole lot of people using its products around the world. Earlier this year, CEO Tim Cook confirmed there were in fact 1.4 billion active Apple devices, including iPhones, iPods, Macs,…

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Americans with disabilities have $200 billion in spending power. Comcast isn’t leaving them behind. Technology

James Baldwin thought he’d never see his granddaughter’s face again.  The 18-year Army veteran started to lose his vision three years ago from an injury he suffered in the Gulf War. He lost his left eye and was left with limited vision in his right, reducing his sight to light and shadows. He can see…

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Tips and tricks to start your new year right with Alexa Smart Homes Tech Tips Technology Uncategorized

After a record-breaking holiday season for Amazon Devices, we’ve compiled a few tips and tricks from someone who knows how to make your homework harder for you. Customers worldwide purchased tens of millions Amazon Devices this holiday—and they’ll be getting set up heading into 2020. Customers love their devices for features like timers, weathers, music,…

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IrisVision Wants To Be More Than An Assistive Device For The Visually Impaired News Technology

It Wants To Diagnose And Treat Patients Too! When you’re visually impaired, you get excited about two things: breakthroughs in science that could  lead to a treatment, and technology that can improve or enhance your vision until that breakthrough comes. As someone who lives with retinitis pigmentosa (a retinal degeneration where the photoreceptors gradually stop…

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