Do you or someone you know struggle with seeing the labels on food packages or medicine bottles? Is it difficult to see the TV or use a computer? AT devices are tools for individuals with vision loss to improve quality of life.
Experiencing vision loss as a result of aging, accident, or genetic condition makes doing everyday tasks more difficult. Routine activities like traveling to work, using a phone, and staying up on current events might be more challenging, but know that all are still possible with the use of assistive technology (AT) like the following:
- Portable and desktop magnifiers
- Text to Speech software
- Apple and Android mobile technology apps
- Screen Readers
- Talking clocks, watches, scales, books, calculators, GPS, etc.,
Tools to help those with vision loss can be simple. They can be like a liquid sensor to know when your cup is full, or much more complex, like a screen reading software program, so you can use a computer independently. The means continuing to do the things you love are possible with the right AT device, and we are here to help you discover which one fits your needs and provide training. iCAN staff can assist you in finding solutions across environments and tasks for you or a loved one with vision loss.