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In this month’s edition: Accessible Pharmacy joins Be My Eyes, recommended accessories & supporting visually impaired customers. Read it online or as a plain text.

November 2020
Be My Eyes Newsletter

News & Updates

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Accessible Pharmacy joins Be My Eyes

Two blind-founded companies are teaming up to assist blind and low vision consumers with medication support, COVID testing and more.

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Hands-free, Eyes-free: Be My Eyes’ Recommend Accessories and Wearables, 2020

Our list of recommendations for accessories and wearables that allow for a hands-free Be My Eyes experience.

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5 Ways to Help Your Company’s Visually Challenged Customers

Customers with vision challenges often require a specialized approach in how companies target customer service.

Featured Story of the Month

Watch Laura's story on Youtube.

For this Accessibility Leader, Finding an Inclusive Workplace Changed Everything

Low-vision from a young age, Laura often struggled to figure out when to disclose her vision impairment. But as soon as she landed at a truly inclusive workplace, Laura found it easy to embrace her disability - to the advantage of not only her employer, but her own career and sense of well-being, too.

Read or listen to Laura’s Story

New Blind Organizations

Hong Kong Blind Union

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 9am to 6pm HKT
Availability: Hong Kong
Languages: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Vista Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired

Opening hours: Monday-Friday 10am to 2pm PT
Availability: USA
Languages: English

What People are Saying

“Everyday, we experience a lot of things that we know we can do, but sometimes we just need somebody to help us. Be My Eyes is my special friend that helps me anytime, anywhere, if I want it to.”

– Yuki, Japanese blind user living in USA

“Although, the help I provide via the app is tiny, the level of satisfaction I get from helping out the blind users is immense.”

– Saransh, volunteer from India.

Help us make Be My Eyes better!

We need your help! If there are any organizations or businesses that you would like to contact directly through Be My Eyes, don’t hesitate to let us know!

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That’s all we had for you this month. We’ll be back in December to round off the year and look forward to a hopefully positive 2021. Remember that you can always keep up with the newest updates by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. And we’ll of course check in with the newest updates again next month.

Happy Holidays!
The Be My Eyes Team.

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