“I can cook without leaning over the stove!” exclaims 29-year-old Emily Bauer. Emily loves cooking, but as someone who is visually impaired, she found it dangerous to lean over burners to see the temperature markings on her oven. She realized she needed an alternative method to set the correct temperature. Emily scheduled an in-home vision… Continue Reading Identifying Household Products Through Labeling
Magnifiers can help a person read newspapers, menus and more. Video magnifiers and voice assistants can make tasks easier to perform. Magnifiers can help you see photos of family and friends, or read menus in restaurants. With voice assistants, you can get trivia answers, set alarms and check your calendar. Join Kris Johannsen, Sharper Vision… Continue Reading Upcoming Council Webinar: Video Magnifiers and Voice Assistants
Winning bidders took home a variety of excellent items all while supporting the Council. The Council’s online auction raised $3,761! Heartfelt thanks to the businesses and individuals who donated over 100 items and the supporters who generously bid on those items. The friendly competition among bidders produced 422 bids, averaging 5 bids per item. We will… Continue Reading Online Auction a Success!
Photo by Vision Aware Bowling is a fun indoor pastime to be enjoyed on a Friday night out with friends or a rainy Sunday afternoon with the grandchildren. It is easily adapted for people experiencing vision loss. Both Kathy Brockman and Sally Zenchenko are long-time bowlers. They have enjoyed the sport for over fifty years.… Continue Reading Blind Bowling: An Indoor Sport that is Fun for Everyone