Ashburton Pop Up Office
Join us at our pop up open day in Ashburton
The Blind Foundation is pleased to present a ‘pop up’ open day in Ashburton.
We welcome you to come by to find out more about what the Blind Foundation does, and how it can support people in the area. There will also be a free information session on how people who have low vision or are blind can use smart technology, specifically smart phones and iPads, to assist them.
11am – 2pm, Thursday 26 July.
Vintage Rail and Historic Museum, 19 Maranon Road, Tinwald.
Free information session
1pm: Why Use Smart Technology? How Smart Phones and IPads Can Help You
Discover the accessibility features of smart phones and iPads and the difference they can make to you or your loved one’s life.
The demonstration will include using voice commands, the accessibility features of these devices, how to make phone calls and send text messages, how to search the internet and how to use these devices for magnification and reading.
About the pop up open day
The day is an opportunity for anyone curious about what we do to come by, have a cuppa on us and find out how we help people adjust to deteriorating vision so they can get on with living the life they want.
People can be surprised to learn that although the organisation has the word ‘blind’ in its name, three out of every four people who use the Blind Foundation’s services are not blind.
You do not need to be blind to benefit from the services we have to support with vision loss.
The invitation to attend is open to everyone and likely to appeal to those with deteriorating eyesight or low vision and their families, who can find out more about the options available to assist.