Future In Sight in Partnership with Aira offers Opportunity for Innovative Technology Service

Concord, NH – August 22, 2017:  Future In Sight is dedicated to exploring new technologies that will assist students with sight loss. The latest technologies are dramatically enhancing the ways in which students succeed both inside and outside the classroom. Our latest partnership with Aira, allows for incoming college freshmen to try out the latest technology as they embark on their next adventure. 

Through a partnership with Aira's Back to School Program, two individuals will be selected to receive one free pair of Aira Smart-glasses, nine months of Aira subscription (400 minutes a month, a $199/mo value), Aira insurance for the equipment, a training and on-boarding session, and the Aira mifi for data provided exclusively by our partner AT&T.

In order to apply for this scholarship:

          • • You must be legally blind
          • • You must be beginning college as a first year student in the fall of 2017
          • • You must complete this short application online by Friday, September 1st 2017 

 

“This device offers the potential to improve quality of life for many blind students entering a new environment. This opportunity will provide significant help as they begin this important chapter in their life; helping them excel in their classes, make connections with new friends and navigate new surroundings. Future In Sight and Aira are poised to not only offer exciting new technology to students and adults, but innovate the way we deliver services that foster and encourage independence for individuals who live with profound sight loss;” says David Morgan President & CEO of Future In Sight.

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About Future In Sight


Headquartered at the McGreal Sight Center in Concord, Future In Sight – formerly known as New Hampshire Association for the Blind - was founded in 1912 with the mission to advance the independence of persons who are blind and visually impaired. Over the last 105 years, the organization has grown to offer a complete range of specialized professional education and vision rehabilitation services that help babies, children, adults, and elders who have little to no vision to obtain access to a full range of services. Future In Sight is the only private, nonprofit provider of statewide, comprehensive direct vision rehabilitation and educational services throughout the state of New Hampshire for persons of all ages who are blind or visually impaired.

For more information about Future In Sight’s programs and services, please call 603-224-4039 or visit www.futureinsight.org.

 


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