Tips for Interacting with an Individual who is Blind or Visually Impaired

Tips for Interacting with an Individual who is Blind or Visually Impaired

5 Things Not To Do When You See Someone Using a White Cane

Tech Topics

Introduction to Tech Topics

Join Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd as she provides instruction on all things technology, with an emphasis on assistive technology and accessibility for those who are blind and visually impaired.

Tech Topic: Paprika 3 - Recipe & Shopping List App for IOS

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd provides an introduction the Paprika 3 App for IOS which offers practical and popular app for recipes, shopping lists and more.

Tech Topic: BARD Mobile App

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd provides an introduction the BARD mobile app.

Tech Topic: The Action Button for iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd provides an introduction the Action Button for iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Tech Topic: Calendar App with Voiceover

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd provides an introduction on how to use the Calendar App with Voiceover.

Tech Topic: Entering and editing text using Voiceover, dictation, and the rotor

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd provides an introduction to entering and editing text using Voiceover, dictation, and the rotor.

Tech Topic: Downloading apps from the App Store using Voiceover

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd provides an introduction on how to download apps from the App Store using Voiceover.

Tech Topic: Intro to Voiceover on iPhone and iPad

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd provides an introduction to Voiceover on iPhone and iPad.

Tech Topic: Intro to Voiceover - All About Apps

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd teaches us all about apps.

Tech Topic: Rotors

In this Tech Topic video, Future In Sight’s Assistive Technology & Activities Specialist Stephanie Hurd shares all about the rotor.

Technology Assistance

Words with Friends for Low Vision Users - Zoom Accessibility

Future In Sight Occupational Therapist Beth Daisy dives a little deeper into the Zoom Accessibility options and settings that can assist low vision users for one of the world’s top rated apps, Words with Friends. This video demonstration is done using an Apple iPad, so the settings and options covered are specific to iOS devices.

TEAP Program Phones

The NH – TEAP provides specialized telephone landline equipment for people who have difficulty using a standard phone due to a disability such as vision loss, hearing loss or challenges to speech or mobility. This program helps New Hampshire residents with disabilities by providing financial and hands-on assistance, when needed, so they can acquire and use telephones especially to access emergency services.

Words with Friends for Low Vision

Beth Daisy, Supervisor of Occupational Therapy at Future In Sight, reviews some settings and features that make Words with Friends more enjoyable for users with low vision.

Future In Sight is dedicating to transforming the lives of individuals of all ages who are blind or visually impaired through education, training, and support.

If you or someone you know would like to know more about what we do or could benefit from our services, please email [email protected]

Apple iPhone Zoom Feature

In this demonstration, Future In Sight Orientation and Mobility specialists Michael and Kelly offer an introduction and full review of the iPhone Zoom feature.

Nazzy of WLNH Plays Blindfold Racer Game

Watch Nazzy, DJ from 98.3 WLNH, try out the accessible game “Blindfold Racer” from BlindfoldGames.org! Learn more about the New Hampshire Association for the Blind at https://sightcenter.org and follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/nhassociation) for the latest news and stories.

White Cane Videos

White Cane Training - Future In Sight

Part of our onboarding process involves White Cane training so our employees can take a walk in our client’s shoes. Here’s a sneak peek of our Social Worker, Sarah Huckabee, training with Orientation & Mobility Specialist, Mike Mulligan.

What is a white cane?

Future In Sight’s Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Michael Mulligan goes over how a white cane can increase a person’s safety, independence, efficiency, and confidence while navigating their environments. This is accomplished by the benefits a white cane can provide to a person who is blind or visually impaired.

White Cane - A Tool of Independence

The white cane is an important tool and a symbol of independence for people around the world who are blind or visually impaired. This video is the second installment of our video series dedicated to the White Cane. Michael Mulligan works for Future in Sight as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist and is sharing his experience with us in this video series.

White Cane Origin and History

What is the white cane a symbol of and when was it introduced to the general public? Find out these answers and more in this video. This is the first installment of our video series dedicated to the White Cane and what it means to those who are blind or visually impaired. Michael Mulligan works for Future in Sight as an Orientation and Mobility Specialist and is sharing his experience with us in this video series.

White Cane Video Series with Michael Mulligan - Introduction

Future in Sight’s Orientation and Mobility specialist Michael Mulligan is launching a series of videos, specifically about the White Cane. The history, how it’s used and what it stands for in the community of people who are blind or visually impaired.

WeWalk Smart Cane

Future In Sight Orientation and Mobility Specialist Michael Mulligan provides an introduction and feedback about the WeWalk Cane. This electronic smart cane is designed to assist with navigation for those who are blind or visually impaired.

Q&A with Randy and Nancy on Sighted Guide Using Rigid Tether

Randy Pierce and Nancy Druke meet for the 2nd time to train for the upcoming Boston Marathon. In this short video they describe the sighted guide tethered running technique.

Learn more about the New Hampshire Association for the Blind at https://sightcenter.org and follow us on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/nhassociation) for the latest news and stories.

Accessible Voting

One4All Accessible Voting

This is an instruction video that will teach you how to use New Hampshire’s One4All Accessible Voting System.

Click here for a transcript of the video: https://futureinsight.org/wp-content/…

Click here to access voter information on the Secretary of State’s Website: https://app.sos.nh.gov/voterinformation.

To track your ballot and check its status, click here: https://www.sos.nh.gov/elections/vote….

Accessible Absentee Voting 2022 - Part 1

Video part 1 of 2 – a step by step guide and description of the Accessible Absentee Voting process in NH for the 2022 general and primary elections.

Click here to access the Secretary of State’s website to obtain an accessible absentee ballot request: https://www.sos.nh.gov/elections/vote…

Click here for a transcript of the video: https://futureinsight.org/wp-content/…

Accessible Absentee Voting 2022 - Part 2

Video part 2 of 2 – a step by step guide and description of the Accessible Absentee Voting process in NH for the 2022 general and primary elections. For the Secretary of State’s Election Division Hotline, call 1-603-271-8241.

Click here to access voter information on the Secretary of State’s Website: https://app.sos.nh.gov/voterinformation

To track your ballot and check its status, click here: https://www.sos.nh.gov/elections/vote…

Click here for a transcript of the video: https://futureinsight.org/wp-content/…