Introducing – Julie Atkins Julie has a passion for assistive technology and believes it opens up a whole new world to people with vision impairment. Her favorite thing to teach is the iPhone with VoiceOver, and she makes it a point to keep up with the best apps for people with vision impairment. Julie agreed […]Read more "Using OCR – Optical Character Recognition with Vision Loss or Blindness"
Do you wonder if blindness will prevent you from being a good gardener? Jan is the go-to expert for indoor and porch gardening at the Carroll Center One morning a coworker came to me, “Jan, I need your help.” I turned from my computer, expecting something needed to be filed or electronically retrieved. “I was […]Read more "Saving Fern: from contributor Jan Peccarrari"
Another guest post from Janet Pecorari, who lives in a second floor apartment with a small balcony. This does not stop her from being a keen indoor and outdoor gardener. This post is about growing parsley from seed. It could be adapted for other seeds such as the tomato and egg plants in the photograph. […]Read more "Planting Seeds for Summer, a Guest Post from an Apartment Gardener"
Two of the big interviews; Bob McGillivray on video magnifiers (March 24 ) and Vicki Vogt on accessible TV and movies, were delayed first by the outrageous amounts of snow we had in Massachusetts, and now by the looming tax deadline. Vicki and a ton of good information will be posted next Tuesday, […]Read more "Help With Your Tax Return : April 15 is 2 weeks away!"
A fun and easy way to spice up your home for the holiday season that you and your family can enjoy. Hi everyone! My name is Tina de Araujo and I work at the Carroll Center for the Blind in Newton Ma. I am a Vision Rehabilitation Therapist, and I love my […]Read more "Happy Scented Holidays"
Vision Loss and Personal Recovery welcomes its first guest blogger DeAnn Elliott DeAnn shares important information for seniors who may think they’re confused, but maybe it’s not that at all… Out of Sight, Out of Mind It happened again this morning. My teenager told me that I’d left the cream cheese in front of the toaster, instead […]Read more "Out of Sight, Out of Mind"