News & Press

Sep 30, 2020

What to do when self-service devices are inaccessible

There’s nothing more frustrating than encountering an inaccessible self-service device at stores and restaurants. You go to check-out and discover the self-service screen has no accessibility in place. Unfortunately, blind and visually impaired people face these obstacles regularly.

Sep 23, 2020

Assistive technology in the workplace

If you report to an actual office building, you’ll need to think about the specific technology you’ll use to perform the tasks associated with your position. Perhaps you discussed the assistive technology for the blind you use during your interview. Here are some softwares and...

Sep 16, 2020

Preparing for a medical emergency when visually impaired during a pandemic

Hurricanes, tornados, floods, fires and blizzards can happen to anyone at any time. They are familiar with disasters that we need to prepare for, but medical emergencies are also important.

Sep 09, 2020

Benefits of joining a support group

Whether you are new to vision loss or were born with it, it can sometimes be helpful to have someone to talk to about the unique challenges you face.

Sep 02, 2020

Is It Time To Get A Guide Dog?

Do you know someone who uses a guide dog or has had one in the past? Have you considered getting some vision impaired aids including a guide dog?

Aug 26, 2020

How The Visually Impaired Prepare for a Telemedical Appointment

As the country continues to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, more doctors are moving toward telemedicine and remote appointments when possible. Those with a vision impairment are no exception and should know how to prepare for these virtual visits. 

Aug 19, 2020

Meet Paulette Monthei

Meet Paulette Monthei, a program manager and "resident botanist"!

Aug 12, 2020

Getting a Back to School Eye Exam

Making sure that your child’s eyes are healthy can best be determined during a comprehensive examination. An exam can detect refractive errors like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.

Aug 05, 2020

Tips For a Strong Job Interview

Finding employment in Nebraska can be a stressful process for anyone. Once you move past the initial application stage, you might be invited for an interview. If you’re blind or visually impaired, you could have several valid questions about this next step–and rightly so.

Jul 29, 2020

4 Tips For Helping Your Visually Impaired Children With Their Homework During The Coming School Year

The 2020-2021 school year is upon us. In these uncertain times, sighted parents of blind and visually impaired children are looking for ways to assist their children with homework or school work if they are required to be homeschooled due to COVID-19.

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