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Stephanie using iPad to Facetime

Stephanie Hurd, Community Relations Coordinator at Future In Sight (formerly NH Association for the Blind) wrote this article for the Summer Issue of the New Hampshire RAP Sheet. This is a collaborative effort of the Disability Rights Center-NH, Institute on Disability, and NH Council on Developmental Disabilities. To download the issue in its entirety please click here

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Ladies of the 2015-2016 peer support group in Manchester
June 14, 2016
By Shelley Carita

When five ladies gather at the William B. Cashin Senior Activity Center in Manchester, it is far from an ordinary meeting. These women share similar challenges and walk alongside one another in a unique way: each of them is visually impaired and almost all live alone.

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Nancy D and Consumer Using One4All System

It’s easy to take the act of voting for granted. Getting out and voting on Election Day seems rather simple, right? Most of us can drive, walk, or bike to a polling location. We tell the poll worker our names. Then we walk into private voting booths to cast our handwritten ballots. We deliver those ballots to the counting machine, and we’re on our way with “I Voted” stickers on our shirts. 

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Event volunteer gets a puppy kiss at the Guiding Eyes booth

It’s hard to believe this year was our 13th Annual Walk for Sight! About 275 walkers ventured through historic downtown Concord, spreading the message that plus gewinnspiel anyone can live and thrive with vision loss. 

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Sunu Band
May 17, 2016
By David Morgan

As President and CEO of the New Hampshire Association for the Blind at the McGreal Sight Center, it is my pleasure to bring you the first in a series of interviews with trendsetters and technology leaders. These dynamic individuals are creating solutions for accessibility to help children and adults who are blind or visually impaired to live and thrive with sight loss.

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Randy & Autumn Walk Nashua Streets
April 14, 2016
By Marcia Clark

Maybe you've heard the phrase, "Don't judge a person until you walk a mile in their shoes." We've created a way for local supporters of the blind and visually impaired to do so!

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Bette Smith reading with screen reader
May 21, 2014
By Future In Sight

amazon gewinnspiel iphone X Bette Smith is 81 and lives in the Seacoast region of New Hampshire. She has been visually impaired for several decades due to macular degeneration, which damages central vision. source site Bette is living safely and independently in her own home – and enjoying life as much as ever – thanks to help from the Association.

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