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Category Archives: PAB Blog

How Medical Alert Systems Can Help Those with Vision Impairments

Living with any kind of vision impairment, especially blindness, can make it challenging to live independently. Those who do live independently may worry about their safety and what they’ll do if they suffer an injury or medical emergency while alone. Assistive technology, including medical alert systems, can provide a safety net for many of the […]

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Holiday 2018

9-11 Survivor Speaks on Assistive Technology at Pennsylvania Association for the Blind Conference

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Spring 2018 Newsletter –

PA Assoc. for the Blind  announces the retirement of their CEO, Elaine Welch.  Read a message from her along with articles regarding “Fostering Independence Through Assistive Technology”      

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month

Low Vision is any visual impairment not correctable by standard glasses, contact lenses, medicine, or surgery that interferes with a person’s ability to perform everyday activities. Low Vision can result from a variety of diseases, disorders, and injuries to the eyes.   Currently, there are over 14 million Americans and about 135 million people around […]

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Announcing Mobile Friendly Site

We are pleased to announce a mobile friendly site ….please let us know what you think    

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