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Assistive Technologies to Support Farmers with Low Vision or Blindness

ALCE-259NP The assistive technologies included in this guide are meant to aid people with vision impairment. Low vision and blindness affect many people and come in a variety of forms. From decreased peripheral vision, to blind spots, and even blindness in one or both eyes, it can affect daily activity on the farm. We have created this infographic resource to supply resources for people with all types of vision impairments to help aid in making their daily farming activities easier and safer while increasing their overall independence. The following examples are all readily accessible, either by making them at home (e.g., in the case of the rope guide) or by ordering online. A quick online search will lead you to an array of manufacturers for most of the items listed on the following pages. The examples below are only a starting point. The AgrAbility Virginia program is eager to discuss these and other options in depth to see if they are right for you.

 

8.5 x 11, 4 pages, DS, color, single staple upper left, 24#