4/19 Smart Speakers

Apr 2, 2018

4/19 Smart Speakers

Join Us April 19, 2018 at MEETH

Alexa, Google, and Siri are the virtual assistants that make life easier for everyone, especially people with vision loss. We’ll talk about 20 things they can do if you ask. 

Accessibility Resources for People with Visual Impairments 





Dorrie Rush 

OphthalmicEdge.org Patients



Thursday, April 19, 2018 

3 to 4 pm



Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital 

The Great Hall

1st Floor

210 East 64 Street

(between Third and Second Ave.)

New York, NY 10065


Please RSVP as seating is limited:

Phone: (212)  702-7760

Online: meethaccessibility.eventbrite.com


Event Flyer: 

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20 Things Alexa and Google Home Will Do Handout: 

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Save the date for our next session:

May 17, 2018, 3 to 4 pm

The Many Voices of iPhone


Hosted by the Department of Ophthalmology

Supported by Association for Macular Diseases, Inc. 





About the Author

Dorrie Rush is a Visual Accessibility Expert and progressive proponent for Universal Access and Inclusive Design. 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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