V.I.P. stands for visually impaired people who are VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE. We want to provide low vision community education, assistive technology, support and mentoring.
V.I.P. President and C.E.O. William Bowman was proud to attend an event promoting low vision assistive technology to help first responders accommodate people with low vision during times of disasters.
If you want Bowman to come share his "GIVE ME THE TOOLS program with you group. Give him a call at 334-354-4015.
V.I.P. C.E.O. William H. Bowman volunteered to take pictures at BE READY DAY in Selma, Alabama.
The event was sponsored by the Dallas County Emergency Management Agency. The event taught school kids about first respomders and what they do during disasters.
Bowman also talked to WSFA Meteorologist Vernon Turner about being one of their weather watchers since 1986 for Selma and Dallas County.
The Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP) is part of our nation’s federally-funded protection and advocacy (P&A) system. ADAP provides quality, legally-based advocacy services to Alabamians with disabilities in order to protect, promote and expand their rights. ADAP is part of the National Disability Rights Network (NDRN).
V.I.P. held its fall low vision support group meeting on September 9, 2016. The luncheon was sponsored by Carter Drug Co. of Selma, Alabama and Dr. Rev. Melvin Pylant. The pizza lunch was delivered to us by Domino's Pizza of Selma. The pizza was brought to the Dallas County Health Department community room where the group meets quarterly.
What We Offer
1) Low vision community educational programs, conferences and assistive technology demonstrations and expos
2) Support groups, mentoring and advocacy
3) Site and Structural modifications for churches, businesses, etc. for public access
4) Consultations for the visually impaired and low vision evaluations on assistive technology for the visually impaired
5) We provide information and referrals for magnification devices
6) Customer service training and workshops to better acommodate the visually impaired customer