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Father’s Day Gift ideas for Your Dad Who is Blind or Visually Impaired

By Michael Marrone / June 9, 2022 / 0 Comments

Father’s Day is approaching and you may be wondering what to get your blind or visually impaired father that he will love. There are many different things that are both useful and enjoyable. Some examples are: Talking watch Magnifier Large TV remote E-Readers Smart Home Devices Talking watches come in many stylish options to choose […]

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Apps to Help the Blind and Visually Impaired Navigate Unfamiliar Territory

By Michael Marrone / June 9, 2022 / 0 Comments

Blind and visually impaired people usually stick to similar routes that they can rely on memory to get them from point a to b. There are apps to help people complete daily tasks, venture new places and lead a more independent life. Be My Eyes Lookout by Google RightHear Ariadne GPS Blind Square Ability App Be […]

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5 Eye Exercises That Prevent Digital Strain

By Michael Marrone / June 3, 2022 / 0 Comments

If you notice eyestrain while at your computer, scrolling on your phone, tablet or from tiredness, try these exercises to combat digital strain. These exercises will help you relax, de-stress and prevent serious damage done to your eyes from too much exposure to digital screens. These 5 exercises include: Figure-8 20/20/20 rule Zooming Blinking Palming […]

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Recognizing Helen Keller

By Michael Marrone / May 26, 2022 / 0 Comments

Hellen Keller was an extraordinary political and social activist who traveled the world to talk to global leaders and shape policies on vision loss. She continued to travel and advocate for disabled people up in to her 80s. As a result of what is believed to be scarlet fever, Keller was blind and deaf at […]

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Young blind man with smartphone sitting on bench in park in city, calling.

Global Accessibility

By Michael Marrone / May 26, 2022 / 0 Comments

Nearly 1 billion people worldwide have a disability. Which include visual, hearing, motor and cognitive disabilities or impairments. Often times, it is difficult for people with disabilities to access media, documents, websites, applications and online courses. Eye disorders and diseases can impact your vision and ocular health, these include blurred vision, strabismus, amblyopia, diabetic retinopathy, […]

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A visually impaired boy is sitting on a green paddle board in the middle of a lake

Entertainment for the Blind and Visually Impaired

By Michael Marrone / May 26, 2022 / 0 Comments

People with visual impairments may experience loneliness, depression or social exclusion as a result of vision loss. There are activities to either do with your visually impaired child, friend, parent, or even independently as a blind person. Simple things like reading their favorite books aloud to them. There are also talking books for independent reading, […]

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Low Vision Ads

By Michael Marrone / May 26, 2022 / 0 Comments

There are different tools to help people with decreasing eyesight. Items such as magnifiers, large text products, smart devices, and talking devices like clocks or watches can assist an individual who is becoming visually impaired. Full-page magnifiers are available to enlarge the text of what the user is reading. There are different styles of magnifiers […]

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US Census Rubber Band Contract

By Michael Marrone / August 5, 2020 / 0 Comments

If you noticed a rubber band when you filled out this year’s US Census, we had a hand on that band. The rubber bands are part of the AbilityOne program, meaning that we have the rights to sell this product to the federal government. Mike Blake, the product manager for the rubber bands, oversaw progress […]

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Material Handler II

By Michael Marrone / August 8, 2018 / 0 Comments

Job Title: Material Handler II Department: Central Industries Reports To: Production Manager FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Grade: Hourly STATEMENT OF PURPOSE Movement of product from one location to another. Delivery of raw materials used for production and palletizing and shrink-wrapping of finished product. May use the following equipment: forklift, flat carts, hand trucks, pallet jack, shrink-wrap […]

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