Training

Scott Krug helps kids in the Pittsfield Public School

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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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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College Success @ Perkins

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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BrailleNote Touch Online Training Wizard – an industry first!

BrailleNote Touch Online Training Wizard - an industry first! Training

While nothing can replace a highly qualified trainer <click here to learn about our Training Services for Schools>, sometimes you need a tip or two immediately. With this in mind, HumanWare is pleased to announce the launch of an industry first – BrailleNote Touch Online Training Wizard! The only, unique, new online training program tailored to…

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Top Productivity Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Top Productivity Apps for the Blind and Visually Impaired Tech Tips Technology Training

One of the great benefits of the iOS devices is to assist us in staying productive.  For people with vision impairment or blindness there are several apps that support our unique needs.  Below are a few of my favorites. VoiceDream reader Holy cow, if I had to pick an app for accessing enlarged print or…

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Financial Independence For Visually Impaired

Financial Independence For Visually Impaired Tech Tips Training

Apps to help you track and manage your finances. In this week’s post, I am going to provide you with ideas and apps that will help you track and manage your finances. From talking calculators, to an app to help you identify currency, to an app to help you manage your statements and a few…

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Independent Living Apps

Independent Living Apps Tech Tips Technology Training

Independent Living apps could mean several different things.  In this case we mean an app that will assist with a task or provide independence with a task.  For example, we need to know denominations of currency, so using the camera on the device along with an app that speaks what it sees. Here are my…

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iPad and iPhone Revolution

iPad and iPhone Revolution Tech Tips Technology Training

The iPad/iPhone has revolutionized accessibility for individuals who are blind/visually impaired. The iPhone/iPad is one of the few universal devices that comes with access for the blind built right in. VoiceOver VoiceOver is a built in screen reader for the OS and iOS (Mac/Apple) devices.  It provides a spoken description of what is being presented…

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iOS 11 – Review and Neat Tip

iOS 11 - Review and Neat Tip Tech Tips Technology Training

I am a visually impaired iOS user.  I use my iPhone 7 Plus for almost everything I do as an Assistive Technology Consultant – scheduling appointments, taking notes, using email, budgeting, invoicing, etc.  I must say that the iOS 11 upgrade has certainly met my needs. The fonts are truly amazing and now I am…

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2nd Technology Workshop Series – Friday, June 9th, 1:00PM-4:00PM

Thank you for your interest in our Technology Workshop Series This event took place June 9, 2017 to a capacity audience. Please contact a Low Vision Specialists at New England Low Vision and Blindness to learn about our upcoming workshops. You can also call our toll free number 888-211-6933 or email us at info@nelowvision.com. Why did we…

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2nd Technology Workshop Series – Friday, June 9th, 9:00AM-12:00PM

Thank you for your interest in our Technology Workshop Series This event took place June 9, 2017 to a capacity audience. Please contact a Low Vision Specialists at New England Low Vision and Blindness to learn about our upcoming workshops. You can also call our toll free number 888-211-6933 or email us at info@nelowvision.com. Why did we…

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