Disability Pride PA

Andy/ June 14, 2021/ blindness

The award winning celebration of Disability Pride PA is back. Disability Pride Philadelphia is in its ninth year and the longest running Disability Pride parade in the United States. This year we celebrate virtually again! Disability Pride Virtual PA will take place June 21-30, 2021. Last year, 35 states and 22 countries participated in the celebration. Alex Cohen and Andy

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NFB Convention

Andy/ June 9, 2021/ Be My Eyes, NFB

This year’s NFB Convention will be held virtually on July 6 through July 10. Accessible Pharmacy and Be My Eyes will be running a webinar, exhibiting in the virtual exhibit hall and participating in the career fair.  Please stop by and say hello!  Below is the detailed information from the NFB. National Convention The National Federation of the Blind National

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Scrip-Talk and Accessible Pharmacy

Andy/ June 6, 2021/ scriptalk

Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind fully supports the ScripTalk technology. Please feel free to call us and we can discuss if Scrip-Talk is a good fit for you and your needs.  It is 100% FREE! En-Vision America has developed ScripTalk talking labels, a solution for audible pharmacy labeling benefiting the blind and low vision community.  I was designed to

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Braille Pharmacy

Andy/ May 28, 2021/ braille

Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind is able to package medication using braille labels.  Items that can be labeled in braille include: Prescription medication OTC medication Eye drops Insulin Vitamins Nutritional supplements Guide dog & companion-pet medication Home COVID testing   Who was Louis Braille and how did he create the Braille that we use today? Braille was determined to

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Braille Prescription Medication

Andy/ May 17, 2021/ AFB, braille

Prescription medication with braille labels are now available through Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind! In addition to braille meds, it can also be added to vitamins, supplements, OTC medication, pet medication and  more. Braille is a system of raised dots that can be read with the fingers by people who are blind or who have low vision. Teachers, parents,

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NFB Braille Certification

Andy/ April 21, 2021/ Uncategorized

The National Federation of the Blind offers courses in braille literary, mathematics, and music transcribing, as well as literary and mathematics proofreading for Library of Congress certification. The information below is from the NFB website. To read more details, go to: https://nfb.org/programs-services/braille-certification We are pleased to have been awarded a contract from the Library of Congress, National Library Service for

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Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame

Andy/ March 30, 2021/ accessibility

Congratulations to our co-founder and Chief Marketing & Accessibility Officer Dr. Alex Cohen on being named to the Susan Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame! The National Disability Mentoring Coalition (NDMC) has named 52 individuals and 4 organizations as Class of 2020 inductees into the Susan M. Daniels Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame. The Disability Mentoring Hall of Fame was established

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Talking Prodigy Glucometer Webinar Transcript

Andy/ February 15, 2021/ Be My Eyes, diabetes, prodigy

Will Butler: Really happy to have you all here. Panelists, if you want to mute for the time being while folks are coming in, feel free. You don’t have to, but we have a big group joining us today. We’ve already got more than 100 folks with us and we’re going to get started in just about 60 seconds here

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Talking Glucose Meters for Blind and Low Vision Diabetics

Andy/ February 12, 2021/ Uncategorized

Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind, Be My Eyes and Prodigy Diabetes Care will be discussing talking glucose meters for blind diabetics.  All attendees can get a free Prodigy Talking Glucose Meter / Glucometer. Register for for this free event at: https://www.bemyeyes.com/diabetes-care-webinar EVENT SUMMARY: For more than 34 million adults and children living in the United States—and for many of the

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