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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New England Low Vision and Blindness and the Carroll Center for the Blind joined forces for donation Education News

New England Low Vision and Blindness and the Carroll Center for the Blind joined forces with ndrew Doumith of ACT Antigua to share life-changing technology with visually impaired students in primary and secondary schools at the T.N. Kirnon Primary School’s Unit for the Blind and Visually Impaired.  This school is located in Andrew’s home country…

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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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Scott Krug helps kids in the Pittsfield Public School Education Top Choices Training

Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness recently presented select low vision technology to the students and teachers of the visually impaired at Pittsfield Public School. Some of these systems included: Transformer HD with WiFi + OCR MagniLink Zip Premium Full HD 1080p, 13” Monitor w/Battery “Thank you for coming out today and spending…

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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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College Success @ Perkins Education Resources Top Choices 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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Top 10 Low Vision Products for Schools and Educators - 2019 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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Scott Krug presents the latest technology to the Pittsfield Public School Education News Technology Top Choices

Scott Krug, President, New England Low Vision and Blindness recently presented the latest low vision technology to the students and teachers of the visually impaired at Pittsfield Public School. “Thank you for coming out today and spending so much time with my students.  They were all excellent and appreciated all you showed them.” said Lynn Shortis,…

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Top Products for Improving Braille Access and Literacy Education Technology Top Choices

Are your students accessing braille from their iPads, iPhones, tablets, and computers? Here Are Our Top Products for Improving Braille Access and Literacy: 1. Focus 14 Ultra – Portable Braille Display 2. ElBraille14 with Focus 14 — Portable Braille Computer 3. Focus 40 Blue 4. Focus 80 Blue 5. Brailliant BI 80 6. Brailliant BI 40…

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Top 10 Low Vision Products for Schools and Educators - 2018 Education 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. If you are interested in the Top 10 List for Educators – 2019, you can find it by <clicking here>! Here Are Our Top Products for Visually Impaired Students,…

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Top 5 New Low Vision Technologies for Visually Impaired Students, Their Teachers and TVIs: 1. Ruby 7 — Handheld Video Magnifier is a great low vision device for teachers and students because it has a large 7” display, providing a very comfortable magnification size for reading tasks. It is a great portable solution that meets…

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