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2021 is a year of celebration! Seeing is Believing, our program dedicated to helping children with vision loss throughout the state of Illinois be successful in school, is turning 30. The program’s unparalleled success is in a large part due...
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20 years ago, what started as an impossible dream, to build a bigger yellow house was realized and ground was broken on the now Deicke House of Hope.  We needed to raise $2,000,000 to have this goal become a reality. ...
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As humans, sight is our dominant sense—the first choice for interacting with the environment. But it’s not our only means for interacting with our surroundings, and at Spectrios we know that our other senses can compensate well for a vision...
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Some toolboxes we use for daily life include drawers and cabinets with spatulas, spoons, pots and pans, mixers, and your refrigerator to prepare your daily meals.  We also use screwdrivers, wrenches, tape, a table saw and other tools to repair...
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Never been to a virtual birthday party before? Don’t worry we’ve got your back with all the insider tips and tricks! Make sure to RSVP You can register for FREE at Spectrios.org/party or email Mimi at BajagichM@Spectrios.org. We want everyone...
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Haley’s first encounter with the Seeing is Believing program was when she was in 1st grade. She has now graduated from Northern Illinois University with her master’s degree in Special Education – Visual Disabilities and is working in the Naperville...
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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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