Who We Are
- Low Vision Rehabilitation Eye Clinic
- Low Vision Technology Rehabilitation Training Provider
- Low Vision Technology Showroom Center
New England Low Vision and Blindness is an Advanced Low Vision Rehabilitation Eye Clinic, a full service assistive technology rehabilitation training provider and an assistive technology showroom center. Our service is uniquely customized, where each low vision rehabilitation eye appointment is 2 HOURS in length and our personalized consultative technology approach optimizes which assistive technology tools and training solutions will best meet the need of each individual. We help people diagnose and understand their mild, moderate or severe vision loss, expanding their independence and illustrating how to live boldly through use of the highest quality technology products and our expert training team. We identify unique practical solutions helping patients better understand the use of their preferred retinal locus or “sweet spot” in order to become more productive. At each of our technology showrooms we provide ‘patient-choice’ showcasing numerous technology options from the worlds most respected suppliers, all in line with ones individualized budgetary limits and personal, educational or professional goals. Widely known, tested and trusted throughout New England, our team brings to each client 75+ years of low vision experience. Our talent, eye clinic, technology and training offerings are unmatched and highly respected. We are an extremely unique and extraordinary resource for anyone suffering from vision loss in New England. We are here to help.
Vision Loss Can Be Overwhelming, We’re Here to Help You Thrive and Live BOLDLY Again
When you work with New England Low Vision and Blindness you get access to superior professionals, a quick and easy process and a comprehensive suite of gold-standard low vision and blindness products and training services.
We enable blind and visually impaired people to live independently and to expand their everyday possibilities.
What We Offer When You Have Vision Loss
Have peace of mind knowing that with New England Low Vision and Blindness you gain access to every low vision and blindness solution.
We are a one-stop solution to all your blindness and low vision needs, providing assessments, products delivered direct to door and low vision rehabilitation and training services.
We are distinguished by superior professionals with more than 100 years of assistive technology consulting service, our quick and easy process and our all-inclusive suite of low vision and blindness products. We have a reputation for being people-centered, caring and knowledgeable.
The Right Products to Meet Your Needs and Expand Your Possibilities
No matter what your low vision and blindness needs, we have the right solution for you. We have the largest selection of low vision and blindness products, software and technology in New England. We have Best-In-Class products from every major low vision and blindness supplier.
From the simplest-to-use to the most advanced low vision and blindness solutions, we help you find the right assistive technology to empower you to reach your goals.
Low Vision Specialists with More Than 75 Years of Combined Experience Helping People with Vision Loss
Our Low Vision Specialists are trusted throughout New England, bringing you more than 75 years of combined low vision experience.
We are known for our low vision and blindness experts and for taking great care of our clients. No other competitor has such experience and expertise working for them.
- Scott Krug — founded this company with a spirit of personal care and desire to find the right solutions for people with vision loss.
- Kara Gagnon — nationally recognized expert bringing more than 20 years’ experience helping veterans with vision loss and their families through advanced low vision rehabilitation
- Michelle Perkins — known as the best in the business of working with schools and in classrooms with children who are blind or visually impaired.
- Gloria Stuart — both expert and user of low vision equipment providing assistive technology services to children and adults in RI and the New England region for more than 20 years.
- Tracy Andrews — herself legally blind, shows customers the latest in low vision equipment and shares strategies and tips for living a full and independent life with a vision impairment.
- Artie Lindberg — drives to your home to help you set up and train you on how to use your low vision device.
Our Specialists take time to meet with you to understand your situation and to ensure your needs and goals are met. We work with you to find out not only what you can do, but what you want to do.
We maintain a personal and responsive relationship with you when you have lost or are losing your vision during this most sensitive time.
A Quick and Easy Process to Deliver You the Low Vision and Blindness Solutions You Need
Our process is labor-saving, easy and saves you money. You have no waiting and wondering about your assistive devices, with us the time it takes to order and receive products and services is much shorter.
We get you through the order process and deliver your blindness and low vision products faster.
Cost Effective and Efficient for Agencies who Serve People with Visual Impairment
We help agencies improve efficiency, leverage their buying volume, reduce their overall costs and expand their operating budget so they can focus on more people not more paperwork.
Our just-in-time inventory management process ensures that critical inventory is available only when it is needed, and delivers peace-of-mind to clients by allowing them not to waste time managing product, inventory, pricing and fulfillment. We provide skillful management and fast turnaround time for every part of the order process from quote, to order placement, to order confirmation, to accurate tracking, to timely report submission.
We help you close out cases faster so you can serve more people with visual impairment.
Get easy quote requests, a fast response and delivered assistive devices with a quick turnaround time.
We maintain highly-responsive communication and reports throughout the process (from initial quote request through follow-up after product delivery) so you never have to guess where your order is or its status. We also generate useful reports to help vision counsellors and government workers track their orders and that can that can help with required governmental reporting.
How We Work
We take time to personally meet with you one-on-one to discover your unique needs and goals and to find the perfect solution for you. We help you find the best solution to meet your budget, personal, educational and professional goals.
Our service is uniquely customized for you. Your low vision rehabilitation eye appointment is 2 hours in length, and our personalized consultative approach optimizes which assistive technology tools and training solutions will best meet your individual needs. We identify unique practical solutions to help you better understand the use of your preferred retinal locus or “sweet spot” in order to become more productive. We provide patient choice when it comes to viewing technology options.
Who We Work With:
We help people with vision loss (seniors with no technology experience and the younger generation who may be a bit more tech savvy) to more easily read mail, newspapers, recipes, manage finances, watch TV, enjoy crafts, reduce social isolation, complete schoolwork, maintain employment and recapture independence and joy.
- Eye Doctors
- Vision counsellors
- Occupational therapists
- Low vision therapists
- Eye care professionals (ECPs)
- Government agencies
- Non-profit agencies
- Schools and Universities,
- Retirement Communities
- Anyone with visual impairment
Vision loss can be expensive. State and federal agencies have limited funds. We offer savings through our exclusive contracts and bulk ordering and are constantly looking for low-cost, useful alternatives to help you save money.
*You are welcome to schedule an appointment at our state-of-the-art Technology Showrooms, located in Worcester, MA and Shelton, CT. Or, we can drive out and bring key samples of our Low Vision Store to you for a no obligation Low Vision product demonstration in your home, school or office.