Spotlight

NERCVE logo What's New in RSA?

On August 12, 2020, RSA held a teleconference with VR agencies and other stakeholders to continue to strengthen the communication between RSA and VR agencies.

Section 508 webinars Recording Available of Webinar on Accessible Virtual Meeting Platforms

The U.S. Access Board recently conducted a webinar on the accessibility of virtual meeting platforms as part of its Section 508 Best Practices Webinar Series.

NERCVE Logo LendEDU Provides Scholarship Information for Students with Visual Impairments

LendEDU, a website for comparing financial products, recently created a guide for students with visual impairments who are obtaining higher education.

A man with a can touching a piece of art with his hands Semitic Museum at Harvard Offering Free Accessible Tours

The Semitic Museum at Harvard is providing free tours on the "Stone to Silicone" exhibit for visitors with vision impairments, starting February 23, 2020. 

Kate Fraser with STEM materials DESE Institute Registration Open
STEM Education: Supporting the Unique Needs of Students with Visual Impairments in Massachusetts Instructor: Kate Fraser, TVI, and Science Instructor at Perkins School for the Blind
NERCVE logo ACVREP Recertification Point Calculator
ACVREP has restated and clarified the points calculator document. No categories have changed and points have not changed. They have just endeavored to provide the information and the documentation required for each area more clearly.
UMass Boston logo New CVI Certification
The University of Massachusetts Boston Vision Studies Program and Perkins School for the Blind announce the cooperative creation of a Cortical/Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI) series of professional development courses for vision professionals.
Kate Fraser with STEM materials New DESE Institute
STEM Education: Supporting the Unique Needs of Students with Visual Impairments in Massachusetts Instructor: Kate Fraser, TVI, and Science Instructor at Perkins School for the Blind
Dr. Laura Bozeman Receives 2018 NEAER Father Carroll Award

The School for Global Inclusion and Social Development's Dr. Laura Bozeman was named the 2018 Father Carroll Award recipient at the Northeast Regional Association and Rehabilitation of the Blind and Visually Impaired regional conference.

OrCam Launches Next Generation of Artificial Vision

Revolutionary OrCam MyEye 2.0 device empowers people who are blind, partially sighted, and have reading difficulties to achieve increased independence