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Previous Weekly Tips

  • Many assistive technology companies offer interest free payment plans for their equipment.
  • Check out past Seminars@Hadley for presentations on many topics.
  • iFocus videos from Hadley can help someone learn to use VoiceOver for various tasks.
  • Apple has a toll-free helpline for individuals with disabilities: 1-877-204-3930.
  • Applications for free 411, directory assistance service, is available from most phone service providers. Just ask for their Disability Service Center.
  • The closer your eye is to a magnifying glass, the wider the field of view.
  • Use dark or light colored cutting boards, plates, or placemats to enhance contrast.
  • A Support Service Provider (SSP) is a paid or volunteer aide who can provide assistance to individuals with both vision and hearing loss. 
  • Do you need continuing education credits? There are many online courses available for free! Check out our Continuing Education area.
  • Many seniors with vision loss worry that their signature is not legible. These seniors should rest assured that it is more important for their signature to be consistent than legible.