As a graduate of Indiana State University in Terre Haute, Indiana I was familiar with St. Mary-of-the-Woods; however, I had never been on the campus and was not aware that it was also home to the Sisters of Providence. I recently got the opportunity to visit the campus to meet with Sister Gloria Memering so […]
I traveled to Shelbyville, Indiana to meet with Berlon Frasier to learn about his experience in borrowing assistive technology from The INDATA Project at Easterseals Crossroads’ Equipment Lending Library, which is an assistive technology loan program where people in the state of Indiana can borrow assistive technology equipment for free 30 days. When I arrived, […]
We’ve covered so many CCTVs and other assistive technologies to help individuals with visual impairments over the years. A majority of these video magnifiers are bulky, while others are compact, handheld devices. Now there is the most portable solution yet: introducing Jordy, the wearable video magnifier! Jordy is a battery-operated, full-color portable system that can be […]
Baum Inc. has been providing products to individuals with visual impairments for almost 30 years. The CEO, Wolfgang Baum, wrote that they “develop innovative technology solutions that provide independence for people who are blind or visually impaired.” Keep on reading to learn more about five of their low vision products. 5 Low Vision Magnifiers from […]
I traveled to Columbus, Indiana to meet with Glenda Eggers. Glenda has been working with Rebecca Carpenter, Assistive Technology Specialist, at Easterseals Crossroads to address her inability to read printed material because of her degenerative eye disease. Glenda and Rebecca greeted me when I arrived and we went into Glenda’s home office. Glenda was a very warm and […]
Jim Fortman, Sales Representative, at Vision Aid System shows us an all-in-one HD portable video magnifier by HIMS. Check it out here: Click here for more information about GoVision.