Blog

The latest news and updates from Be My Eyes in one place.

October 27, 2020

Blind organizations from Iceland and Slovakia are now available on Be My Eyes

In October, we welcomed two new local blind organizations to the Be My Eyes Community; Blindrafelagid from Iceland and UNSS from Slovakia.
October 8, 2020

How to Make Your Workplace More Inclusive for Visually Impaired Employees

Making sure your workplace is inclusive for employees and possible employees who are blind or have low vision can seem like a daunting task. But it’s a lot more simple than it seems - it’s all about changing the culture and the way you think.
October 2, 2020

How Be My Eyes Can Help People with Dyslexia

Be My Eyes is not just for people who are blind or have low vision - people with varying degrees of Dyslexia can also benefit from Be My Eyes to get assistance with deciphering words and sentences as well as spell checks.
October 1, 2020

Watch TV Together: Spectrum Access App is a Leap Forward for Entertainment Accessibility

The free iOS app allows the user to access audio description, captions, and other accessibility content independently.
September 28, 2020

Welcoming New Local Blind Organizations to Specialized Help

Blind organizations in Denmark, Nepal, and South Africa join Be My Eyes Specialized Help to offer a new way to connect for their members.
September 24, 2020

Vote.org joins Be My Eyes to Support Visually Impaired Americans in 2020

One of the largest civic engagement nonprofits of its kind, Vote.org’s tools are now part of Be My Eyes Specialized Help, with nonpartisan Vote.org representatives on call to help blind and low-vision citizens register for the upcoming US Election by visiting Vote.org.
September 14, 2020

Guide Dogs for the Blind joins Be My Eyes!

Guide Dogs for the Blind has helped to provide independence for countless individuals for nearly 80 years — and we’re happy to now be working together towards that common goal.
September 4, 2020

How do blind people read? Be My Eyes celebrates ‘Read a Book Day’

Sunday is National Read a Book Day, and September 8th is International Literacy Day — so to celebrate, here are the Top Five reads from the Be My Eyes team along with where to access them.
September 4, 2020

Can Be My Eyes Help People who are Color Blind?

Many people think that visual assistance through Be My Eyes is just for people who are blind and visually impaired. But the truth is anyone experiencing difficulties with their sight can reach out for visual assistance.
September 1, 2020

Mr. Clean is Here to Help at Home

Get assistance from a Mr. Clean representative on his wide range of cleaning products, to make cleaning up at home just a bit more enjoyable.
August 24, 2020

Learn Tricks for a Cleaner Closet with Tide, Gain, Ariel and Downy

Laundry detergent is about to become more accessible than ever before, with four new Procter & Gamble brands coming on board Be My Eyes Specialized Help.
August 4, 2020

4 Million Volunteers Strong!

The Be My Eyes community grows stronger every day. The network of sighted volunteers offering visual assistance now consists of more than 4 million people from all over the world!
July 28, 2020

This Summer, P&G is Helping at Home

Procter & Gamble is taking a huge step towards improving accessibility by bringing dozens of new visual support experiences onto Be My Eyes Specialized Help!
July 23, 2020

Are Educational Institutions Educated about Accessibility?

From applications to attending classes, college accessibility has a long way to go – and the rise of remote learning is making it more challenging than ever.
July 16, 2020

What’s the Business Case for Supporting People with Disabilities?

Watch the one-hour seminar featuring speakers from Microsoft, Google and the Valuable 500.
June 30, 2020

New Local Organizations in India and Italy on Specialized Help

We are adding two additional local associations to Specialized Help; Give a warm welcome to InfoTech for Visually Impaired from India and UICI from Italy!