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. participates in "Get Fit" health event

V.I.P. participates in "Get Fit" health event

V.I.P. recently participated in the "Get Fit" Selma Health Fair. V.I.P. CEO William H. Bowman, along with volunteers Tiara and Jasmine, promoted healthy vision and eye screenings.

"Keep Your Eyes Open" event scheduled for Sept. 18

"Keep Your Eyes Open" Prevention, treatment and rehabilitation
September 18, 2014

Frazier Methodist Church
6000 Atlanta Highway
Montgomery AL 36117

Sponsored by:
Community Services for Vision Rehabilitation
Montgomery Lions Club
Baptist Medical Center South

Lunch $5.00
Talks begin at 12:00 noon

"Macular Degeneration and Diabetic eye Disease today" Scott Parma, M.D.

VIP Organization walks for autism awareness

William Bowman walks for autism awareness

William marches in Autism Month Walk in Selma with Mrs. Martin of Southside High School. The event was to kickoff Autism Month and was sponsored by the Selma Disability Advocacy Program in May 2014.

Rich Thomas recognized for work visually impaired

Rich Thomas recognized for work visually impaired

Rich Thomas of WSFA TV 12 in Montgomery was honored as May 2014 Facebook Friend of the Month for making weather information accessible to the blind and visually impaired.

Sarah Robinson recognized for helping special needs community

Sarah Robinson recognized for helping special needs community

Sarah Robinson of the Selma Times Journal was recognized for helping people with special needs promote good causes in the paper. Robinson is a great writer and a friend to the Selma community.

Reality star Coleysia Chestnut at 2014 Low Vision Awareness Day

Reality star Coleysia Chestnut at 2014 Low Vision Awareness Day

Reality star Coleysia Chestnut appeared at the 2014 Low Vision Awareness Day in Selma, Ala. Chestnut talked about having positive self-esteem. She appeared in the MTV Show "Are You The One."

Freedom Scientific rep speaks at ow Vision Awareness Day

Freedom Scientific rep speaks at ow Vision Awareness Day

Mike Self of Freedom Scientific speaks at 2014 Low Vision Awareness Day in Selma at the Dallas County Health Department. The event was sponsored by VIP Organization Inc and West Alabama Public Transportation.

The event was held in April 2014 to educate people with low vision about assistive technology to help them to become more independent.

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

V.I.P. Sponsors

Black Belt Community Foundation
Freedom Scientific
First Cahawba Bank
Hat Country Resistal Hats
AI Squared Zoom Text
Moore Stewart Honda
Carter Drug Company
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Pepsi Cola
Wyatt-Kirkpatrick Eye
City of Selma
Dallas County Commission
Regions Bank