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September 09, 2019

Did you know that the fastest growing cause of visual impairment in children has nothing to do with the eyes? 

That’s right.  Vision depends on the brain as much as it does the eyes. CVI, shorthand for Cortical or Cerebral Visual Impairment, essentially means that the brain’s ability to interpret, recognize or process visual information from the eyes is compromised.  CVI can limit a child’s ability to learn visually, even when their acuity (clarity of vision) is high and the structure and function of the eyes are normal.

Read Full Story > September is CVI Awareness Month, so let’s dive in and learn a bit more!

VisionServe Alliance Conference
September 05, 2019

Coming in November, the VisionServe Alliance Executive Leadership conference takes place in Atlanta Georgia with the focus “Opening Space for the Future of Living Well with Blindness & Low Vision”.  

Future In Sight’s President and CEO David Morgan is a co-facilitator for this event and will be leading discussions with attendees and participants, including exploring ideas about the role of technology in the field.

Read Full Story > VisionServe Alliance Conference & Open Space Technology

August 22, 2019

Keith Barringer of Rudi's Portsmouth has been a longtime supporter of Future In Sight, and a generous host to 8 annual Dinner in the Dark events. This week's event was a great success, with about 60 guests experiencing a small taste of what it feels like to dine without seeing what you’re doing. Thanks to the generosity of dozens of sponsors, raffle and silent auction donors, the evening was a festive and fruitful event, raising more than $7,000.

Read Full Story > Eighth Year for Dinner in the Dark at Rudi's Portsmouth

NH TEAP Phone Equipment for Vision Impaired
July 30, 2019

CONCORD, NH (August 8, 2019) –  Concord-based Future In Sight is now the statewide provider for “NH-TEAP” (Telecommunications Equipment Assistance Program). NH-TEAP provides services for individuals who struggle with or are unable to use standard land line telephone equipment for emergency assistance and daily use due to a disability. The program offers specialized telecommunications equipment and in-home services when needed for New Hampshire residents with vision loss, hearing impairment or difficulty with speech and mobility. The Future In Sight staff will assess each applicant and match the client needs with appropriate equipment and provide the in-home training needed to use them.

Read Full Story > Specialized Phone Equipment & Services Program for NH Residents with Disabilities

May 27, 2019

"It was kind of one of those kismet moments where you figure something out." 

As Kelly Spain-Kelly was lining things up for her daughter Delaney's start in public school, she reached out to Future In Sight for information on services for Delaney.  She heard a lot, particularly of the shortage of trained  professionals who work with the visually impaired. And, life moved forward from there. As Kelly puts it, “I said, 'I have an education background. What do I need to do to help?'"

“It was kind of one of those kismet moments where you figure something out,” said Spain-Kelly. “I literally got off the phone and was like, ‘This is it. This is what I want to do.’”

Read the full story. Thanks to Kelly for sharing her family's story and to the Travis Morin of the Union Leader for telling it so well.  

For more information about Future In Sight's programs and services, please call (603) 224-4039.  If you'd like to learn more about how we transform lives through education, training and support please join us for a tour of our mission. Contact Jane Driscoll at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up.

May 26, 2019

"It's really a blessing," Hagen said of Future In Sight. 

Dave goes on to say, "It's kind of one of the things that makes me almost see the bright side." Seacoastonline reporter Max Sullivan interviewed Dave Hagen to better understand why Dave participates so enthusiastically in the annual Walk for Sight.  You can read the whole story here.  Thank you, Dave for all you do, and for sharing your personal story with others.

For more information about Future In Sight's programs and services, please call (603) 224-4039.  If you'd like to learn more about how we transform lives through education, training and support please join us for a tour of our mission. Contact Jane Driscoll at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to sign up.

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