Blind & Visually Impaired Center of Monterey County, Inc.
For more information about these or other volunteer opportunities, please call Diana Trapani, Executive Director at 831-649-3505, ex. 103.
DISCOVER ACCESSIBILITY FEATURES ON THE MAC, iPHONE/iPAD
The BVIC is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the Apple Store, Del Monte Shopping Center. Apple trainers are providing BVIC clients small group classes titled “Discover Accessibility” on the accessibility features of the Mac and iPhone/iPad.
The remainder of the July Schedule is:
To RSVP for a class, please contact Moonset Yu or Jenny Swad at our office. If you do not have a device, they will loan you one for the class.
Please check back soon for the August schedule!
Wanted: used iPhone 4S or newer, iPad second generation or newer, or Mac to loan to clients who want to utilize these features but cannot afford to purchase a device. Thank you!
NEW BVIC EMPLOYEE
The BVIC is pleased to announce the hire of Jenny Swad, CLVT/COMS. Bringing twenty years of experience, Jenny is dual certified as a Certified Low Vision Therapist and Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist. She will assume the role of Low Vision Services Coordinator, to replace the retiring Moonset Yu, and will also provide O&M services. The next time you are at the center, please be sure to introduce yourself and welcome Jenny to the BVIC team.
There is an opening at the BVIC for an Orientation & Mobility Specialist. For more information, please email: email@example.com with the subject line: O&M Specialist.
The Association of Blind Citizens: Assistive
Operated by the Association of Blind Citizens, the fund provides financial resources to cover 50% of the retail price of adaptive devices or software. Products covered by this program retail for a minimum of $200 and a Maximum of $6,000. Persons eligible to apply for assistance have a family income of less than $50,000 and cash assets of less than $20,000. Applications must be submitted by June 30th and December 31st for each grant period (two per year). Applicants may submit one request per calendar year. All applications must be submitted via e-mail. The ATF is limited to U.S. residents who are legally blind. Follow this link for more information and instructions about the ATF. Assistive Technology Fund
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