New England Low Vision and Blindness Webinar & Training Series

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New England Low Vision and Blindness, in conjunction with our business partners, we are pleased to offer the following webinars and training:

How to Choose the Best Magnifier to Meet Your Student’s Low Vision Needs

On Tuesday, August 23, 2022, Kimberly Cline from LVI America and Scott Krug from New England Low Vision and Blindness, will provide you with information to help your students.

In this session, we will focus on the MagniLink TAB 2 and the MagniLink Student (MLS). You will learn:

  • Discuss how a Windows-based VM can integrate into a Chromebook environment.
  • Understand the available options to choose the video magnifier that is best for an end user.
  • Describe how to maximize the use of a video magnifier’s distance camera by using it for tasks other than magnification, such as Zoom meetings and remote product demonstrations.
  • Understand and explain how the improvements in TABViewer software allow the user to work more effectively with Narrator
  • Learn the new benefits of the Notepad feature can increase a student’s organization and productivity.

ACVREP Credits:

ACVREP credits will be available for those who attend the live webinar.

Available in two (2) 90-minute sessions – offering plenty of time for Q&A and eligible for ACVREP Credits.

Register today for this webinar:


Back to School with Freedom Scientific, Access Digital Textbooks with JAWS

August 18, 2022, noon EST

Are you looking for ways to navigate and read textbooks? Join us on Thursday, August 18 at noon Eastern time for a live webinar, “Back to School with Freedom Scientific, Access Digital Textbooks with JAWS.”

Objectives:

In this session, you’ll learn how to:

  • Open DAISY books using FSReader
  • Search for and download books on Bookshare
  • Open Kindle books and use advanced features

Freedom Scientific Presenters:

Elizabeth Whitaker, Cathy Johnson, and Rachel Buchanan

ACVREP Credits:

ACVREP credits will be available for those who attend the live webinar.

Help Us Spread the Word:

Please feel free to share this invitation with someone you think might benefit from attending.

Register for Back to School with Freedom Scientific, Access Digital Textbooks with JAWS


Use Flexible Web to Improve Your Web Browsing Experience with JAWS

August 18, 2022, 3:00 PM EST

Objectives:

Learn how to customize websites Use the JAWS feature Flexible Web to customize websites so the content is easy to read. American Council of the Blind

To request an invitation, email community@acb.org.


Back to School with Braille – Five Focus Features to Get Your Year Off to a Great Start

Thurs, August 25, 2022, 3:00 PM EST

Learn five powerful features of the Focus Braille Display to improve your braille experience.

ACB Community Event: American Council of the Blind

To request an invitation, email community@acb.org.


Prep and Proof: Use Styles in Microsoft Word with JAWS

September 15, 2022

Want to learn how to format documents more efficiently with JAWS? Join us on Thursday, September 15 at noon Eastern time for a live webinar, “Prep and Proof: Use Styles in Microsoft Word with JAWS.”

Objectives:

We’ll provide an overview of what styles are and how to use them, plus show you how to:

  • Apply existing Word styles to a document
  • Create new styles to customize formatting
  • Create a Table of Contents using styles

Freedom Scientific Presenters:

Elizabeth Whitaker, Cathy Johnson, and Rachel Buchanan

ACVREP Credits:

ACVREP credits will be available for those who attend the live webinar.

Help Us Spread the Word:

Please feel free to share this invitation with someone you think might benefit from attending.

Register for Prep and Proof: Use Styles in Microsoft Word with JAWS


 

Past Webinars and Training

For those of you who may have missed past training, you can find the following links:


Please remember to bookmark this page and remember to check back often.


About New England Low Vision and Blindness

New England Low Vision and Blindness uniquely brings hope through technology, training, and care.  We are a full-service assistive technology rehabilitation training provider. We offer nearly 100% of all major electronic low vision, blindness, and software products and an assistive technology showroom center.

We provide ‘patient choice’ showcasing numerous technology options from the world’s most respected suppliers, all in line with one’s individualized budgetary limits and personal, educational, or professional goals. We also provide custom training solutions and troubleshooting support.

Widely known, tested, and trusted throughout New England, our team brings 75+ years of low vision experience. Our talent, technology, and training offerings are unmatched and highly respected. We are an extremely unique and extraordinary resource for anyone suffering from vision loss in New England. We are here to help.

Through our free demonstrations – either at one of our conveniently located assistive technology showrooms or in their home, office, or school – clients experience a relaxed 2-hour free personal demonstration of almost 100% of all low vision and blindness technologies available on the market.

To learn more about how we Bring Hope to people who are blind or with low vision, contact a Technology Specialist at New England Low Vision and Blindness please call our toll-free number at 888-211-6933 or email us at info@nelowvision.com.

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