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February 07, 2017
I have been a volunteer in the community for the past 50 years. Volunteering at the Association for the Blind is a relatively new project for me.

Read Full Story > Allwynne Fine

Linda
February 06, 2017

The kitchen is one of the most challenging and dangerous areas of the home for people with all types of disabilities, including those with vision impairment. Fortunately, there are strategies and improvements you can make in the kitchen to improve accessibility for yourself or a loved one with impaired vision. Here’s a look at a few easy ways to make your kitchen more accessible.

Read Full Story > Improving Kitchen Accessibility for People with Vision Impairments

January 11, 2017
Being a volunteer for the New Association for the Blind has made me feel like I am doing my part to make a difference within my community.

Read Full Story > Cliff Smith

Hands on scaled model activity
January 09, 2017

Helping Sightless Citizens 

Brad Cook recently attended a Future In Sight mission tour at our offices in Concord. In his recent article for Cook on Concord published in the NH Business Review he shares his experience. Click here for the complete article.  

 

About New Hampshire Association for the Blind
Headquartered at the McGreal Sight Center in Concord, the New Hampshire the 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 Association 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. The Association 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 on the New Hampshire Association for the Blind’s programs and services, please call 603-224-4039 or visit www.futureinsight.org. If you'd like to attend a Future In Sight mission tour please contact Marcia Clark at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 


January 02, 2017

The Advocacy Committee of Future In Sight, in recent years, has been aware of New Hampshire companies, organizations and individuals who have made their facilities, programs and information accessible for persons who are blind or visually impaired. Blindness is a low incidence disability that requires a unique and specific approach to accessibility. This might include; contrast lines on stairways, descriptive video, Braille and large print brochures, audio mobile tours and tactile and embossed materials. The Organization wants to acknowledge these efforts through our annual Access Award.

Read Full Story > Future In Sight Accepting Nominations for Annual Access Award

December 19, 2016
I volunteer because I have the time and inclination to reach out to others in a small way.

Read Full Story > William O'Donahue-Hodges

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