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The Napanee Library in Ontario offers many assistive technologies at their facility, including ZoomText! Patron Ed Peters says: “I would not be able to do anything on a computer without ZoomText. For anyone who is visually impaired or totally blind, it’s the way to go. And with the county having them in places like this and other things that are suitable for visually impaired people, it just makes life so much simpler.”
Catherine O’Leary is safe in the knowledge she now has the tools - including ZoomText! - to study effectively despite a vision impairment. This is all thanks to a bursary from Vision Australia so she can complete her assignments for a diploma in business administration in half the time.
Linda Poolaw, the Grand Chief of the Delaware Grand Council of North America, recently attended a series of free workshops designed to help Native Americans with low vision. One of the tools she was set up with is ZoomText, which she says has changed her life!
Improving access to books and information for the blind and the partially sighted, and enhancing links between public libraries and the visually impaired, is the main purpose of the two-week long campaign entitled Make A Noise in Libraries. ZoomText will be on display as part of the festivities!
Carol Mondesir lost her sight to age-related macular degeneration. Through the support of CNIB, and assistive technology (including ZoomText!), she is thriving and she facilitates a peer support group as a CNIB volunteer.