Low Vision Blog

Smart Reader HD – A Smart Solution for Easy Text Reading

Posted on: Mar 06, 2024

The Smart Reader HD allows you to retain the pleasure of reading by listening or by following along as text is read aloud. The large built-in user-friendly tactile control buttons make it simple and easy to use. The lightweight, portable design enables you to carry the Smart Reader HD around your home, to school, or […]

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Celebrate Disability Pride Month

Posted on: Jul 18, 2023

Disability Pride Month is observed in July to commemorate the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on July 26, 1990. It allows us to celebrate and honor the history and experiences of those who have fought for disability inclusion and our continued goal to make the world accessible for all.       […]

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April is Occupational Therapy Month!

Posted on: Apr 05, 2023

What is Occupational Therapy? According to the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), occupational therapy helps people participate in everyday activities. “Common occupational therapy interventions include helping children with disabilities to participate fully in school and social situations, helping people recovering from injury to regain skills, and providing supports for older adults experiencing physical and cognitive […]

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Challenging Expectations at Work

Posted on: Nov 29, 2022

Starting at a very young age, people begin to think about what they want to do and who they want to be when they grow up. Once they experience different aspects of life and pursue varying avenues of education, these expectations may change. People may face challenges and obstacles while striving to achieve their goals […]

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Challenging Expectations: At School

Posted on: Nov 01, 2022

Did you know there are 57,983 registered legally blind school-age children in the United States? This number is expected to continue to grow substantially. For these school-aged children and young adults pursuing a college degree, access to printed and digital materials is essential for their educational success. Vispero’s focus has always been on developing products […]

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Join Us for a Deep Dive into the new Amigo 8

Posted on: Oct 12, 2022

Join us on Wednesday, October 19 at Noon Eastern Time for a live webinar on how to get the most from the new Amigo 8 by Enhanced Vision. In this step-by-step webinar we will teach you how to set up and customize your Amigo to get the most out of the new features. What We’ll […]

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Join Us for a Webinar on the Amigo

Posted on: Aug 30, 2022

Join us on Thursday, September 8 at noon ET to learn all about the new and improved Amigo! This redesigned classic not only has an increased screen size and new unique contrast features, but the new Amigo has a total of 13 upgrades and improved features. This is another presentation you won’t want to miss! […]

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Child Eye Health and Safety Month

Posted on: Aug 11, 2021

August is child eye health month and the perfect time to schedule your child’s annual eye exam before starting the new school year. Annual eye exams by an optometrist can help detect eye conditions that children are born with or that develop young that can be treated or corrected if caught early. Common Childhood Eye […]

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Service Dogs – Companions and Guides

Posted on: Aug 03, 2021

This week we are celebrating International Assistance Dog Week honoring “all the devoted, loving, and hardworking assistance dogs.” More than half of US households have a dog as a pet that is a friendly companion, cozy cuddler, and walking partner. However, around 5% of people who are blind have a dog with a job. Service […]

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Cataract Awareness Month – Coping with Changing Vision

Posted on: May 25, 2021

The most common cause of vision loss in people over the age of 40 is cataracts. They are also the principal cause of blindness in the world. Fifty percent of all Americans will develop cataracts by the age of 80. What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s natural lens and […]

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