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11/09 Top Apps Made For Accessibility

Oct 19, 2017

11/09 Top Apps Made For Accessibility

Join Us Nov. 9, 2017 At MEETH

Apps are empowering people with visual impairments in ways we could once only dream of. They read text on the go, identify people, products, places, turn cameras into magnifiers, summon live help, and light the way.

Accessibility Resources for People with Visual Impairments 

 

Presenter:

 

 

Dorrie Rush 

OphthalmicEdge.org Patients

 

WHEN:

Thursday, November 9, 2017 

2:30 to 3:30 pm

 

WHERE:

Manhattan Eye, Ear & Throat Hospital 

Corwin Hall

2nd 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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Top 5 Apps Handout: 

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Save the date for our next session:

April 19, 2018, 3 to 4 pm

Smart Speakers!

 

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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