Explore Accessibility Resources at MEETH Fall 2018

Sep 5, 2018

Explore Accessibility Resources at MEETH Fall 2018

Our popular series on Accessibility Resources for People With Visual Impairments continues this fall at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Hospital in NYC. There is an abundance of great topics to cover and we’re pleased to present 3 new sessions, all hot topics on Join us for a conversation about the expanding availability of audio descriptive technology, a review of the latest electronic glasses, and an update on the best in accessibility apps.


The sessions are led by:

Dorrie Rush

Chief Content Officer


Event location:

The Great Hall, 1st floor

Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital

210 East 64th Street (3rd & 2nd Ave.)

New York, NY 10065



Our Fall Schedule

Please RSVP below for these events as seating is limited.


September 20, 2018, 3 to 4 pm

Audio Description

Now available on-demand for Broadway shows, museum tours, at the movies, on TV and much more. We’ll talk about how this visual voice fills in the missing detail, vividly.



October 18, 2018, 3 to 5 pm

Electronic Glasses

Let’s take a closer look at wearable assistive devices, including IrisVision, OrCam, Jordy, eSight, and Aira, designed to help you see, read, work and navigate with vision loss.



November 15, 2018, 3 to 4 pm

App Happy

The apps we love continue to improve and empower us to function better every day. We’ll tell you what’s new in our favorite apps and what’s coming up. And you’ll tell us what apps are changing your life!




Ways to RSVP:

Phone: (212) 702-7760

Email: [email protected]




Presented by OE Patients

Hosted by the Department of Ophthalmology

Supported by Association for Macular Diseases, Inc. 



For comments, questions or feedback, email us, or connect on Facebook or Twitter. We would love to hear from you!

About the Author: Dorrie Rush

Dorrie Rush is the Chief Content Officer and Visual Accessibility Expert at Ophthalmic Edge Patients (OE Patients), an online resource, presented by the Association for Macular Diseases, providing practical information and empowering advice for living a full and successful life with vision loss.

She is the former Director of the Grunwald Technology Center and Information Resource Service at Lighthouse International 2001 to 2016. Dorrie is known to have an eccentric view, which is particularly useful in compensating for her central vision loss from Stargardt Disease.



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