Welcome to Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight Foundation!

We are a grant maker providing support to organizations working to improve the lives of blind and visually impaired individuals. We also publish large print reading material for people who have trouble reading standard sized print.

On this site, you can learn about our grant making priorities and guidelines. You can order a subscription to Reader’s Digest Select Editions Large Type. You will also find resources and information to help you and your loved ones cope with vision loss. And you can learn how to support us in our efforts to bring a higher quality of life to blind and visually impaired individuals.

“IN THE NEWS” – ADAPTIVE EYEWEAR TECHNOLOGY 

We’ve noticed more of a buzz lately around the topic of adaptive eyewear for people with low vision. You may have heard the term “head-mounted display,” or even “the magic glasses.”   The technology is still being perfected, but we thought you might like to read some of the write-ups that VisionAware has done on this topic.

 

Searching For Those Elusive Magic Glasses

Emotional, Personal, Professional Eye-Care Stories

My Experience With Using The Be My Eyes App

You can find more up-to-date reviews in American Foundation for the Blind’s  AccessWorld Magazine or by visiting the websites of the developers directly.  Here is a short list of some of the sites you may want to check out:

IRIS VISION

AIRA

BE MY EYES

OrCam

eSight

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