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Second Sense - Beyond Vision Loss

Assistive Technology Showcase: Ed Vitu, Inc.

Saturday, May 5 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

What is assistive technology or AT? According to the Assistive Technology Industry Association, AT is “products, equipment and systems that enhance learning, working and daily living for persons with disabilities.”

Second Sense is beginning an exciting new series of demonstrations where you can get hands-on experience working with an assistive technology product to determine if it will enhance your life or learning. Talk with the knowledgeable AT vendors to get a thorough explanation of each product’s features, capabilities and cost. Technology suited for all degrees of vision loss will be highlighted in the coming months.

Technologies on display include:

  • Talking book players
  • GPS systems
  • Portable electronic magnifiers
  • Desktop video magnifiers with OCR
  • Braille notetakers
  • Refreshable braille displays
  • Screen reading and magnification softwares
  • Scanners and reading solutions

To register for this demonstration, please call our front desk at 312-236-8569 or email email David Flament.