Monthly Archives: November 2016

Enjoying the Television With a Vision Loss

Enjoying the Television With a Vision Loss One of the most common challenges clients report, after experiencing a vision loss, is watching TV. They will often report an inability to see the actors’ faces, printed text on the screen, or … Continue reading

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Siri, Alexa, and “OK Google” Smackdown

Why is Everybody Always Picking On Me? Whether or not you use one of Apple’s iOS gadgets (iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch), no doubt you’ve heard of the digital personal assistant named “Siri?” If you’ve been hiding from the world … Continue reading

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NEAER Conference Presentation

At the recent Northeast Chapter of the Association for the Education and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired (NE/AER) conference in South Portland, I presented, “Access Technology Wading Pool,”  to suggest low tech ways professionals and consumers might learn … Continue reading

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Amazon Echo Dot

There are 3 versions of the Amazon Echo, featuring the personal digit assistant, Alexa. The Amazon Echo is $179, The Amazon Tap is $129 and the Echo Dot is $49. Although there is a difference in the hardware features on … Continue reading

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Maine League of Women Voters 2016 Guide

An audio version of the Maine League of Women Voters 2016 Easy to Read Voting Guide is available to download or listen to for anyone unable to access the print guide. Please download and share. Voting Guide Part 1 Voting … Continue reading

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