Vispero - Helping Blind and Low Vision Individuals Reach Their Full Potential. Meet Douglas Gerry and Hear What’s Coming Up for the ElBraille and New Low Vision Solutions
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In this Tech Abilities podcast we are talking to VisperoRepresentative Douglas Gerry. Douglas gives us an over view of the Low Vision and Braille devices as well as some breaking news on the ElBraillecoming out this summer.
Join Douglas as he talks about the importance of learning the tools that will bring you success in the workplace and how starting to learn these devices early may help you succeed.
Vispero is the world’s leading assistive technology provider for the visually impaired. We have a long history of developing and providing innovative solutions for blind and low vision individuals that help them reach their full potential.
Vispero combines two Latin words: visio and spero. Visio means “the vision”; and spero means “hope”. At Vispero, we inspire hope, determination, and independence through our family of brands: Freedom Scientific, Enhanced Vision, Optelec, and The Paciello Group.
the National Council of State Agencies for the Blind (NCSAB)held their Spring conference in Washington D.C., This is a conference attended by Directors and Administrators from the State Agencies and Vocational Rehab Centers across the United States. The attendees share successes and discuss the challenges with leaders from the Rehabilitation Services Administration, Department of Education and the Consumer Organizations including the American Foundation of the Blind, American Council of the Blind and the National Foundation of the Blind. Be sure to check with your State Services for the Blind, your Voc. Rehabilitation Services and find out what they can do for you.
Blind abilities NCSAB coverage is sponsored in part by Be My Eyes.
Be My Eyes is a free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers and company representatives for visual assistance through a live video call.
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