2014 Ad Pages

Future Forms Braille Paper

Bringing Braille Paper to you Direct from the Factory
 
Producing Braille paper since 2001, Future Forms offers you factory direct pricing on the highest quality Braille paper. Because we are the manufacturer our pricing is the best in the industry. We can also provide custom items to fit your specific needs for all types of printers and embossers.
Future Forms is part of one of the top business printers in the U.S. with four manufacturing plants throughout the Midwest and East.
 
In addition to stocking continuous feed Braille paper, we can produce custom products to fit your specific needs. Whether it’s a custom size Braille paper or a printed item, we have the equipment to produce it.

  • Volume Discount Pricing for Large Orders
  • Free Matter for the Blind Shipping
  • Custom Sizes and Custom Printing Available
  • Cut Sheet and Roll Products in addition to Fan-Folded
  • Only the Best Quality Tag Weight, Dust Free Paper

Contact us today at: terri@pummill.com or call 1-800-748-0235
Visit our web site at: www.futureforms.com
Locations in: Ohio, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Iowa
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Jobs.

Independence.
Empowerment.
 
Providing employment, training, and opportunities for people who are blind, Deaf-Blind, and blind with other disabilities since 1918.
 
The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
www.thelighthousefortheblindinc.org
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Guiding Eyes for the Blind

Over 50 Years of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired
 
“My Guiding Eyes dog is my companion, my eyes, and most of all, a true and devoted friend.”

  • Residential Training
  • Home Training
  • Special Needs Training
  • ACTION (Accelerated Client Training Option)
  • O&M Seminars

Guiding Eyes for the Blind
611 Granite Spring Rd.
Yorktown Heights, New York 10598
Phone: (914) 245-4024 or 1-800-942-0149
Email: info@guidingeyes.org
Web: www.guidingeyes.org
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Braille Sense v8.2 . . . It’s Awesome!

New Programs and Features that YOU Asked For

  • Facebook Client - Post on timelines, accept friend requests, comment on posts and more!
  • Macro Manager - Automate your own complex key sequences into just a couple of key strokes to make your own handy shortcuts.
  • Record in DAISY - Insert headings, marks, phrases, . and pages.
  • CSV Support - Import and export CSV files. This combined with our Excel viewer makes Braille Sense the most capable notetaker for spreadsheets and databases!
  • User/Teacher Selectable Lock-Out - Password lock access to Wi-Fi and other applications for test taking and other content-sensitive activities.

Visit our booth to try the new features everyone is talking about!

HIMS

Call 888-520-4467
www.hims-inc.com
4616 W Howard Lane
Suite 960
Austin, TX 78728
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Adobe Accessibility

Adobe® PhoneGap™ makes it easy for mobile app developers to build accessible, cross-platform apps.
 
Learn more at: www.adobe.com/accessibility
 
Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat and Reader are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 
© 2014 Adobe Systems Incorporated. All rights reserved.
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NIB

National Industries for the Blind
Deal us in.
 
For more than five decades, National Industries for the Blind and the American Council of the Blind have proudly shared a common mission of increasing the independence of people who are blind.
 
Learn more at NIB.org.
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Freedom Scientific

Freedom Scientific is a proud sponsor of the 2014 ACB national convention.
 
Join us in the exhibit hall for hands-on demonstrations of our latest innovations, give-aways, and more!
 
Onyx Deskset HD
Portable Video Magnification System
 
Focus Blue
Wireless Braille Displays
 
Power 1-2-3 is here! Effortlessly switch between connected devices.
 
JAWS for Windows
Screen Reading Software
www.FreedomScientific.com
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School of Piano Technology for the Blind

Founded by Emil B. Fries in 1949
 
Piano Technology Career Clinic
Monday, 7:15 – 8:30PM
Independence + Profitability + Opportunity
 
Join us all week at the School of Piano Technology for the Blind exhibit booth and discover the viable profession of piano tuning and technology. Featuring small class sizes and hands-on-instruction, we are the only post-secondary school in the world dedicated to teaching piano tuning and technology to blind students. Learn about the independence, benefits and qualifications of this profession directly from blind technicians around the country.
 
Demonstration and one-on-one instruction is available for those who are interested.  Workshops not convenient?  Arrange for an individual appointment. Contact Loren Buntemeyer (785) 842-1370 or Jeff Lann (503) 803-2395 for more information.
 
School of Piano Technology for the Blind – Toll free (888) 693-1511
website: www.pianotuningschool.org
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Horizons for the Blind

Horizons for the Blind is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people who are blind or visually impaired. We transcribe billing statements, restaurant menus, hotel guides, user manuals and more in braille, large print and audio formats. We also offer a catalog of over 500 items, including braille and large print cookbooks, books on crafts, gardening and easy reading, microwave cookware and baking pans with accessible instructions, plus a unique selection of convenient living products, with transcribed instructions. Check out our online catalog or contact us for a free braille or large print catalog.
 
Don’t forget the Directions for Me™ website! Directionsforme.org provides preparation instructions, ingredients, nutrition information and other important information for nearly 500,000 food, health and beauty products, in an easy to use, accessible format... AND it’s free! In addition, unleash the power of Directions with our new barcode scanner, also available in our catalog.
 
Horizons for the Blind,
125 Erick St. - A10
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
www.horizons-blind.org
www.directionsforme.org
815-444-8800
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NEW PRODUCTS ALERT!

Visit our booth to see the new products everyone is talking about!
 
Blaze EZ, a revolutionary pocket-sized multi-player with OCR and Wi-Fi for books, music, documents, podcasts, recording, DAISY and more!
 
E-bot, E-bot ADV and E-bot PRO, the first iPad compatible portable reading, writing and distance video magnifiers... with OCR
 
Built-in Wi-Fi makes E-bot Totally Wireless!
 
HIMS
Call 888-520-4467
www.hims-inc.com
4616 W Howard Lane
Suite 960
Austin, TX 78728

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meaningful connection

Wired. Wireless. At AT&T, we establish meaningful connections in a lot of ways. One way is  our support of the American Council of the Blind.
 
Rethink Possible.
© 2014 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved.

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Sprint is committed to delivering user-friendly, accessible phones for customers with vision loss.

Kyocera Verve
Available in gray and berry

  • Accessible web browser
  • Text-to-speech readout for menus, text messaging, and notifications
  • High-contrast user interface with black and white option to accommodate a variety of vision ranges
  • Large, tactile keypad plus slide out QWERTY
  • Large text feature, multiple font sizes
  • Vibrating and LED alerts
  • In Case of Emergency (ICE) and 911 shortcut keys

Sprint
Happy Connecting
sprintaccessibility@sprint.com
Sprint Customer Care: 855-885-7568
 
See store material or sprint.com for details. Restrictions apply. © 2014 Sprint. Sprint and the logo are trademarks of Sprint. Other marks are the property of their respective owners.
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Weight Watchers® proudly supports the American Council of the Blind.

weightwatchers
© 2014 Weight Watchers International, Inc., owner of the WEIGHT WATCHERS registered trademark. All rights reserved.
 
The ACB Lions are elated to be a Coral Sponsor and extends a grand welcome to the two ACB Scholarship recipients who have been given the opportunity to attend the ACB Conference & Convention.   We invite all convention attendees to explore our activities and join us as we celebrate our 43rd Anniversary.  Get to know the progressive group of blind Lions who are determined to make a difference in the lives of those who are less fortunate as we initiate and participate in community service projects.  Check your convention program for our list of events that begins on Saturday July 12th and will continue through Thursday July 17th.  We look forward to meeting you and hope you enjoy your stay in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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RSVA

Randolph-Sheppard Vendors of America promotes the expansion of Randolph-Sheppard opportunities and the welfare of blind vendors nationwide who are engaged in the operation of vending machine facilities, cafeterias, military dining contracts, snack bars, and other retail businesses.  RSVA is proud to sponsor the ACB Scholarship dinner and ACBS scholarship luncheon.

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Celebrating 30 Years

Seedlings Braille Books for Children
 
By the touch of a finger... behold the world! ©
 
Contact us for a free catalog with over 1,200 low-cost braille books for infants to teens
 
We offer a unique selection of braille jewelry and gift items
 
Shop on our website 24 hours a day
 
info@seedlings.org
www.seedlings.org
14151 Farmington Road, Livonia, MI 48154
1-800-777-8552

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Talking Thermostats.com welcomes all delegates to the 2014 ACB National Convention in Las Vegas, NV.

Please contact us to learn how the VIP Talking Thermostat will allow you to live more independently. We provide comfort solutions for people who are blind or have low vision.
 
Harry Cohen   Talking Thermostats.com
Toll free 1-800-838-8860   www.talkingthermostats.com

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IAAIS International Association of Audio Information Services

Bringing audio access to print information
 
Contact IAAIS.ORG for an audio information service near you
1-800-280-5325
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AdaptiveWare:

Phone: 615-884-8904; 800-470-7482
email: Kathy@AdaptiveWare.net, www.AdaptiveWare.net
Web: www.AdaptiveWare.net; Assistive technology to meet your needs and budget!

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A commitment to access

JPMorgan Chase & Co.
 
We proudly support the American Council of the Blind in their mission to increase the independence, security, equality of opportunity and quality of life for all blind and visually impaired people.
 
©2014 JPMorgan Chase & Co.
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Hetlioz™

(tasimelteon) capsules
20 mg
 
HETLIOZ™ Is Here
Come visit the Vanda Pharmaceuticals booth to learn about HETLIOZ™ (tasimelteon).  For more information about HETLIOZ™, call 1-844-HETLIOZ (1-844-438-5469)
or visit www.HETLIOZ.com.
 
Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
VANDA and HETLIOZ are trademarks or registered trademarks of Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. in the United States and other countries.
 
© 2014 Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. All rights reserved. HET0149 05/14