News: New Vision has moved! Our new address is 4504 Starkey Rd. Suite 120, Roanoke, VA 24018 (SouthPark Office Building). For our students this location is accessible via RADAR Bus, whether you’re located in the City of Roanoke or in Roanoke County. Our office suite is located in a complex beside the Carilion Wellness Center, formerly Roanoke Athletic Center (RAC). Our offices are located on the ground floor, in the front eastern section. The new Tech Center classroom space was completed ahead of schedule and is now all setup to go!
We Welcome Your Support
A donation of: $25 can provide large-print calendars to 12 individuals with significant vision loss. $50 can provide special frequency radios to 2 listeners of the Radio Reading Service. $100 can provide 5 hours of audio information via the Dial-In News Service. $500 can provide more than 15 hours of individualized instruction at the New Vision Adaptive Technology Center.
What Your Donations Have Made Possible
In 2015, we added 27 Dial-in News listeners, 38 Radio listeners, and 5 Tech Center students. Overall, we have served 347 Dial-in News listeners, 642 Radio Listeners, and 30 Tech Center Students. We’ve spent 1,000+ hours of individual instruction with these students. We are on track with our annual distribution of 7,000 large print calendars.
Our Adaptive Technology Center provides individualized instruction in various software programs that make computers accessible to people with vision impairments.
The Dial-In News Services uses a unique blend of technology, telephones and volunteerism to bring local news to those unable to read the newspaper in print.
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September 2016 Technology Newsletter New Vision News and Updates Tech Center News: The Tech Center will be closed for the week of September 19th through the 23rd. In other news, we recently purchased a Amazon Echo for the classroom and are having a tons of fun figuring out how to use it. The Amazon Echo […]
August 2016 Technology Newsletter New Vision News and Updates Update on Last Month’s Event: Our thanks to former Vice-Mayor Dave Trinkle for organizing ‘Dinner in the Dark’ which benefitted New Vision. We had a great time. Several interviews were conducted by local news stations prior to the event with New Vision staff. If you’d like […]
Update on Last Month’s Event Our thanks to former Vice-Mayor Dave Trinkle for organizing ‘Dinner in the Dark’ which benefitted New Vision. We had a great time. Several interviews were conducted by local news stations prior to the event with New Vision staff. If you’d like to see the videos see the links below. Check […]
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