Easter Seals Virtual Conference 2021 – Thank you for visiting our virtual booth!

Easter Seals Virtual Conference 2021 - Thank you for visiting our virtual booth! Uncategorized

Thank you for taking the time to visit our virtual booth at the September 17th Easter Seals Conference. We were honored to have such positive feedback on the information we provided and people who have requested a free demonstration of our products. If you would like a free copy of our Easter Seals Virtual Conference…

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How Google’s Lookout app helps users with low vision

How Google's Lookout app helps users with low vision Uncategorized

Google recently announced a host of new Android accessibility services and features, including handwriting recognition on the Lookout app. Earlier this week, Google announced some new Android features that would help users do more with their phones. Keeping in mind people with motor and speech disabilities, Google announced “Camera Switches” and “Project Activate” — two…

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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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Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities

Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities Uncategorized

CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA  Apple announced powerful software features designed for people with mobility, vision, hearing, and cognitive disabilities. These next-generation technologies showcase Apple’s belief that accessibility is a human right and advance the company’s long history of delivering industry-leading features that make Apple products customizable for all users. Later this year, with software updates across all…

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Vision Tests: Visual Acuity Test and Amsler Grid

Vision Tests: Visual Acuity Test and Amsler Grid Uncategorized

A diagnosis of macular degeneration is made as a result of a comprehensive dilated eye exam, which includes a variety of tests, including a visual acuity test and Amsler grid. Taken together, along with photographs and scans of the back of the eye, the information provided by these tests gives your eye doctor an idea of your eye…

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Clement J. Krug, Sr. Award – We need your help

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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