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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

November 23, 2016
My mother was legally blind as she had very little vision to one eye due to an accident. This didn’t stop her from reading 2 newspapers a day and any magazine she could get a hold of.

Read Full Story > Betty Finan

Hands on scaled model activity
November 17, 2016

Assocation Partners with Strawbery Banke on Interpretive Initiative

Portsmouth, New Hampshire (November 16, 2016) -- Strawbery Banke is celebrating being one of six beneficiaries of the Roger R. & Theresa S. Thompson Foundation Fund on two levels. First, the Thompson Fund announced the award of a $20,000 grant to Strawbery Banke for a new Botanical Sciences program to complement the Horticulture Center now, in development.

Read Full Story > Joint Programming to Take Place with Strawbery Banke

November 17, 2016

2016 Jo Adcock Service Award Presented to Randy Pierce 

Nashua, NH – November 17, 2016: On November 12th, during a celebratory fundraising dinner that was hosted by the organization 2020 Vision Quest, the New Hampshire Association for the Blind’s Client Services Committee surprised Randy Pierce of Nashua with the 2016 Jo Adcock Service Award.

Read Full Story > Blind Adventurer and Advocate Receives Service Award

October 13, 2016

2016 Access Award Presented to Keene State College  

Keene, NH – October 7, 2016:  The New Hampshire Association for the Blind honored Keene State College as the 2016 recipient of its annual Access Award. The award is presented to a New Hampshire individual, corporation, or organization that demonstrates exceptional and innovative efforts to provide enhanced access and to eliminate barriers for those who are blind or visually impaired.

Read Full Story > Keene State College Receives Award for Accessibility

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