Accessing Information and Technology

What our clients say about the smart speaker Alexa Skill

“I think that whole concept of being able to just use my voice, I think it has taken a lot of access barriers away and made things faster”. – Leyna Coleman

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Tech Podcast

Thomas Bryan, the Blind & Low Vision NZ’s technology advisor, hosted our technology podcast episode focused on sharing information and tips in the accessible tech space.

Using Technology

The Blind & Low Vision NZ offers training to help you learn basic keyboard skills and computer navigation with specialised software or hardware which magnifies the text, turns text into speech or displays the text as braille.

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Braille Services

Need something in braille? Whether it’s a personal message or an important document, we can do it. You can also find information about our braille newsletter here.

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The Adaptive Technology Helpdesk

Contact our team for help with adaptive technology questions. Find out how to contact them, and what they can help with.

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Telephone Information Service

TIS is an easy way to get information including the news, Blind & Low Vision NZ updates, and government notices.

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Accessible Information

The Blind & Low Vision NZ can provide books, magazines, reports and more in formats that blind and low-vision people can access. We can also help you produce accessible documents.

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Latest Tech News

Visit our Tech and Innovation news section for the latest updates.

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Online Shop

Our online shop has various assistive technology options for sale. Visit the shop to find out more.