Hope With a Vizion connects people to many different resources with services and programs available for blind or visually impaired. These resources include:
Disability Determination (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services)
Interpreter Services (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/odhh/interpreters)
OVR Office Directory (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/OVR-Office-Directory)
Links to Disability Resources (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/Links-to-Disability-Resources)
Assistive Technology (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/Assistive-Technology)
Individualized Employment Services (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/indivualized-Employment-Services)
Transition from School to Work (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/Transition-from-School-to-Work)
Ticket to Work program (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/ovr/Pages/Ticket-to-Work)
Commonwealth Technical Institute (www.dli.pa.gov/Individuals/Disability-Services/hgac/cti)
Social Security Online (www.ssa.gov)
KNFB Reader App
KNFB Reader converts printed text to speech or Braille instantly and accurately. It is available for IOS, Android, and Windows 10 devices.
NFB-Newsline is a free service available to anyone who is blind, visually impaired or print-disabled. It offers over 400 publications to choose from, including ten national newspapers like the Wall Street Journal and USA Today, sixteen breaking news sources such as CNN, BBC and ESPN Online, fourteen international newspapers including Financial Times and Vancouver Sun, and countless state newspapers, as well as fifty magazines like Family Circle, Time, Consumer Reports, Jet, Guideposts, Smithsonian and more. For a full list of participating publications, visit this link: Participating Newspapers and Magazines.
NFB-NEWSLINE also offers emergency weather alerts and seven day forecasts, job listings, TV listings, retail ads and more. There are a number of access methods including touch-tone telephone, a free mobile app for iPhone, iPad and iPod, on Demand emails, a secure website, and a variety of portable players including the NLS Talking Book player and Victor Reader Stream 2nd Generation.
To subscribe call (866) 504-7300 or visit: http://www.nfbnewslineonline.org/signup.htm