Tag: help

Blind and Visually Impaired Students Lend Firefighters Helping Hand

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009

Eight years ago, a nation watched as hundreds of New York’s bravest made the ultimate sacrifice to help those in need. Since then, a group of students at one Villa Park middle school has helped raise money each year on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks for their local fire department, while at […]

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Digital TV Software Provides Talking Menus for the Visually Impaired, Deaf and Elderly

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009

Bristol/Hong Kong-based Ocean Blue Software, a specialist digital TV software house, has developed “talking” digital TV technology for set top boxes and televisions that could potentially benefit millions of people who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, severely dyslexic, and elderly.

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Video: Check out AI Squared Product Spotlight on the Pebble! The Only Hand-Held Magnifier You Will Ever Need!

Posted on: Jul 01, 2009

Pebble’s small lightweight design makes it the perfect companion whether you’re travelling or at home. Easily read labels, prescriptions, price tags, menus, bus schedules and so much more with this ultra-portable video magnifier. Carry Pebble in your pocket, purse or strap it onto your belt, the only time you’ll know it’s there is when you […]

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Olympian Marla Runyan Gives Advice to those Living with Low Vision

Posted on: Jun 18, 2009

Check out the video above and watch Olympian Marla Runyan explain how products like Enhanced Vision’s Flipper can help you live easier when you are living with low vision. You can see up objects or even people close or far away with assistive technology like the Flipper, Acrobat LCD and JORDY. Check out our website for more […]

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Tips & Solutions for Diabetic Retinopathy and Low Vision

Posted on: May 06, 2009

“I think I’m the only blind principal in Los Angeles,” stated Connie Gibson after she developed diabetic retinopathy, which later led to sudden vision loss after complications from laser surgery. Now age 59, Gibson is currently legally blind, but has been able to move forward with her life. She continues working and living an active […]

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