Back to Work (with Care) Uncategorized

Here are the ways in which we are slowly Back to Work (with Care): 1. General Precautions: Sterilize our showrooms and offices before and after client visits as well as throughout the day. All employees will continue to wear masks and gloves when meeting with clients and interacting with co-workers. Any employee that shows any…

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Clement J. Krug, Sr. Award - We need your help Uncategorized

First and foremost, we want to express our best wishes for everyone’s good health as we navigate through this changing environment. As you might recall, New England Low Vision and Blindness is currently conducting the Clement J. Krug, Sr. Award, established to recognize a student who exemplifies a Let’s Go Attitude.  The winner of the…

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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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Online Shopping and Banking: Accessibility for People with Visual Impairments Resources Tech Tips Technology Uncategorized

Whether you are employed, receiving Social Security retirement or disability payments, or living off your savings and investments, as a person with a visual impairment you are just as much a consumer as anyone else. You need to shop for groceries, clothing, furniture, pots, and pans the same as everyone else you know. You may…

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David Keeler Interviewed on Radio Station WICC600 Uncategorized

On December 13, 2018, New England Low Vision and Blindness General Manager, David Keeler participated in a live, in-studio radio interview on WICC600 AM with popular morning show host, Tony Reno. During the interview, Mr. Keeler had the opportunity to educate the listeners in Southern CT on the many resources at New England Low Vision and…

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NELVB Christmas Party 2018 Uncategorized

On Friday, December 7th 2018 the New England Low Vision and Blindness team took time to celebrate the holidays at our annual Christmas Party, hosted by Scott and Sharon Krug. “I am fortunate to have such a dedicated and caring team to help us deliver exceptional service to our clients.” said Scott Krug, President, New England…

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New England Low Vision and Blindness was proud to support White Cane Day Uncategorized

New England Low Vision and Blindness was a proud exhibitor at White Cane Day, Worcester Massachusetts, October 17, 2018 At the Worcester Public Library, many sighted community leaders put on a blindfold and walked with through the city streets with a white cane and a sighted guide to better experience how to make improvements for greater walking…

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Massachusetts Commission for the Blind Invites you to White Cane Safety Day Uncategorized

MCB would like to take the opportunity to invite you to their annual White Cane Safety Day, which will be held at the Massachusetts State House on Tuesday, October 16th, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. International White Cane Day, which is on October 15th, celebrates the independence of white canes and raise public awareness…

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Jordy Low Vision Glasses - New Head Strap Uncategorized

Introducing the newly redesigned Jordy Head Strap This new head strap almost makes Jordy a new product! New Head Strap Features Include: Fully adjustable for a customized fit. Eliminates pressure on the nose Comfortably wear for extended periods of time. Flip up feature for seamless access to peripheral vision Removes all pressure from nose. Easy…

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Funding Support for Massachusetts Commission for the Blind Uncategorized

*ACTION ALERT* Your help is needed! Please Ask Your state Representative and Senator to Support the Senate Version of the MCB Budget (line item 4110-1000) to  preserve Services for the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind at an already significantly reduced level. I ask you to support our highest priority — to properly fund the Massachusetts…

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Richard Turner, Ace of Cards Uncategorized

“Don’t let anyone tell you it’s impossible.” -Richard Turner One of the most renowned card magicians of all time, Richard Turner astounds audiences around the world with his legendary sleight of hand. What they may not even realize—and what makes his achievements all the more amazing—is that he is completely blind. Charting Turner’s colorful life…

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New England Low Vision and Blindness at the NE AER Conference Uncategorized

New England Low Vision and Blindness was on-hand at the NE AER Conference to demonstrate the latest low vision and blindness technology. The New England Low Vision and Blindness team enjoyed another great NE AER Conference in Burlington, VT.  Several members of our team were on hand to reconnect with long time clients, TVI’s, O&M…

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