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Have you ever wondered why it is the Spectios INSTITUTE for Low Vision?  Why is it an Institute?  In short, it is because we provide students of optometry and occupational therapy training in the field of low vision rehabilitation. We...
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With the holidays coming up, in a recent Friday support group call, we focused on all things cooking and kitchen safety. While the kitchen could be considered one of the more risk-laden rooms in the house, there are a few...
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Echo Show 10.1 The latest version of the Echo Show is a smart home device produced by Amazon.   The Echo Show boasts the best vision accessibility features in its class.   Show and Tell is a new feature that was developed...
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Spectrios Institute for Low Vision is one of the first low vision clinics in the country to launch a telehealth program in the wake of COVID-19 closures. While the Deicke House of Hope has been closed, the Spectrios family –...
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Imagine, during a pandemic, your vision starts to deteriorate to the point where your retina doctor says it might be time to make a visit to the Spectrios Institute of Low Vision in Wheaton, Illinois – you live in Indiana....
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You are invited to visit the Access Technology Lab! We are accommodating both in-person and virtual appointments. If you have been putting off that iPad training or wonder about the newest OrCam device (artificial intelligence combined with electronic magnification) now...
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  Light is sight – lighting plays such an important role in completing everyday activities. Proper lighting can make the difference between safety, success and frustration when you have vision loss. This is why we are always talking about lighting...
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In the past couple month we have all been using technology in new ways: to connect with our family and friends, learn a new skill, and just to pass the time. We have curated a list of YouTube channels, Facebook...
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We caught up with Charlie and Pam Smith to chat with them about their experiences with telehealth and learn a little more about them. Charlie is a native Chicagoan and Cubs fan – who gave up on his dreams of...
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It is time for our 2020 Annual Golf Classic on Thursday, September 24, 2020 at Prairie Landing in West Chicago. This outing will be our one big fundraiser this year, and we are counting on you to help make it a huge...
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