Collaboration

CONCORD, N.H. (June 2017) – Future In Sight was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from the Bishop’s Charitable Assistance Fund to support the New Hampshire Lives and Thrives Program, which provides critical vision rehabilitation services and offsets the costs of adaptive aids and devices, which do not receive insurance reimbursement.

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CONCORD, NH (March 20, 2017) – Future In Sight, formerly known as the New Hampshire Association for the Blind, will be hosting Opening Space for the Future of Sight on April 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, New Hampshire.

This learning exchange aims to generate dynamic new conversations and action around the future of blindness and sight loss across disciplines, demographics, and industry segments including education, training, and rehabilitation services for babies, children, adults and seniors

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April 30, 2018
By Future In Sight

Understanding The Critical Needs of NH's Blind & Visually Impaired 

Tom Raffio of Northeast Delta Dental Radio recently took the time to sit down with David Morgan. In this 20 minute interview they discuss a myriad of topics ranging from the critical issues faced by NH's blind and visually impaired community to the numerous ways individuals can get involved with the mission of Future In Sight. I encourage you to take a listen to this podcast. As always, we welcome and appreciate your comments.   

 

 


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CONCORD, NH (May 30, 2017) – To improve access to technology and educational materials available to blind and visually impaired schoolchildren in New Hampshire, the state Department of Education is partnering with Future In Sight, a Concord-based nonprofit that offers therapeutic, educational, and recreational services to sight impaired residents, to help train teachers on new technology and curriculum that can help children learning with sight limitations.

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September 20, 2018
By Future In Sight

"Peer Support is a Crucial Element to Our Clients Success" 

Future In Sight provides an array of recreational activities for our clients who live with vision loss or blindness. A recent adventure of canoeing and kayaking down the Contoocook River was captured by Nick Stoico of the Concord Monitor. His complete article can be found here

For more information about Future In Sight's programs and services, please call (603) 224-4039 or visit www.futureinsight.org. 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 Marcia Clark at mclark@futureinsight.org to sign up.

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CONCORD, N.H. (April 20, 2017) – Future In Sight has partnered with Crotched Mountain Foundation’s ATECH Services to run the vision loss education program formerly offered by ATECH Services. The agreement allows Future In Sight to expand the availability of education services for blind and visually impaired children across the state.

Crotched Mountain Foundation will continue to handle the management, finances, and structure of ATECH Services, which provides assistive technology to children and adults with disabilities.

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November 07, 2017
By Future In Sight

CONCORD, N.H. (November 2017) – At the annual meeting of the Board of Directors in October 2017, Randy Pierce, Chairman of the Board announced the nomination of the following individuals to serve as Directors of the Board. 

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November 17, 2016
By Future In Sight

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.

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January 09, 2017
By Future In Sight

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 mclark@futureinsight.org

 

 


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October 25, 2016
By Future In Sight

Technology Services

Incorporate assessments and adequate training to clients so they can optimize the use of technology within daily activities.

Sales/Assessments/Training

Aira using augmented reality, connects people who are blind or low vision to a trained professional agent who is dedicated to further enhancing their everyday experience – completely hands-free assistance at the touch of a button. For more information or to schedule a hands-on demonstration please contact us at services@futureinsight.org 

eSight is a revolutionary breakthrough - electronic glasses that let people with vision loss actually see! eSight is the only patented eye wear solution that allows people with visual impairment to see again, in a way that's often very close to normal vision. To schedule a individual demonstration please contact us at services@futureinsight.org 

iCanConnect lets those with hearing/vision loss know about access to telecommunications thru the National Deaf-blind Equipment Distribution Program. For qualification requirements please contact us at services@futureinsight.org 

Sunu band is the first smart band using ultrasonic technology to sense the user's surroundings and deliver haptic feedback on his wrist to indicate proximity. To order please contact us at services@futureinsight.org 

Braille Transcription

Whether it’s a favorite recipe, newsletter, classroom materials, menu or book we can provide transcription into Braille formats.

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