[BlindKid] FW: PRESS RELEASE: computers w/licensed copies of JAWS, Fusion, or ZoomText $60 off for persons on SSI/SSDI - Nationwide]
Linda.Coccovizzo at MCCKC.EDU
Fri Aug 10 18:26:44 UTC 2018
> From: David Jeppson [mailto:djeppson at computersfortheblind.net]
> Sent: Thursday, July 19, 2018 5:43 PM
> To: David Jeppson
> Subject: PRESS RELEASE: computers w/licensed copies of JAWS, Fusion,
ZoomText $60 off for persons on SSI/SSDI - Nationwide
> PRESS RELEASE- please share widely with consumer organizations and
others within your network
> Computers for the Blind (CFTB) has access to additional grant funds to
again offer computers for $60 off regular price. Here are the details:
> Eligible persons include persons on SSI or SSDI due to blindness. Copy
of Social Security reward letter required.
> Grant also includes parents of legally blind children or youth.
documentation is an e-mail from the TVI or caseworker stating that the child needs a computer, would benefit from it, and purchasing a new computer with the expensive software would create a hardship on the family. No eye reports or income verification needed.
> These are desktop computers w/larger screens, and a home edition
of JAWS, Fusion, or ZoomText of the client’s choice. Price includes JAWS training bundle.
> Cost for grant covered desktops is $70. The only persons eligible for
a grant covered laptop is a college student that is currently taking classes on campus. Proof required. Cost for laptop under the grant is $125.
> See article in AccessWorld for more details:
> Customer Service: 214-340-6328
> Now offering customer service & tech support in English & Spanish.
Computers now ship within 2 weeks.
> David Jeppson
> Executive Director
> Computers for the Blind
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