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Assistive Tech Lab: Creating A Portable Scan and Read Station for Seeing AI and KNFB reader

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

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Going to restaurants and meetings in which inaccessible documents are handed out can be very frustrating for someone with a vision impairment. With the free Seeing AI app by Microsoft, individuals who experience vision impairments can quickly read a menu or document that has just been handed to them. Positioning a phone and the document can be difficult for individuals with limited vision. Participants will make a handsfree portable scan and read device that can be used with a smartphone to access information on the fly. 

 LIMITED SPACE, SIGN UP TODAY! 

Therese Willkomm has partnered with Future In Sight to present these tech lab workshops. Participants must sign up at least 2 weeks prior to each workshop in order to receive the material kits required to make these items the day of the event. 

Sign up by contacting Stephanie Hurd at:  shurd@futureinsight.org | 603-545-4345 Please put Assistive Tech Labs in the subject line. 


Dr. Therese WillkommDr. Willkomm is currently the Director of the New Hampshire Statewide Assistive Technology Program (ATinNH) with the Institute on Disability and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of New Hampshire. 

https://iod.unh.edu/person/willkomm/therese

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Date:
February 9
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10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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NH United States

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Future In Sight
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1 (800) 464-3075
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futureinsight.org
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