DEDICATED TO IMPROVING THE LIVES OF BLIND AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE

New Training Session: Independent Living Services for Older Adults with Hearing and Vision Loss: August 20

In this training, speakers from the Helen Keller National Center for DeafBlind Youth and Adults (HKNC) will provide perspectives on how to consider the needs of older adults experiencing both hearing and vision loss – and how technology can help. They will highlight technology options, including mobile devices (smart phones and tablets), apps for communication and daily living, such as Seeing AI and SIRI, and Smart Home technology. HKNC will share their resources as well. The program sponsors are the Older Individuals who are Blind Technical Assistance Center (OIB-TAC) and the NRTC (National Resources and Training Center) on Blindness and Low Vision at Mississippi State University. For more information and to register for the training, to be held on August 20, from 2 – 3:30 pm CDT/3 – 4:30 pm EDT: Using Technology to Increase Independence of Older Adults with Combined Hearing and Vision Loss.