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.


Mayor's assistant recognized with award

Mayor's assistant recognized with award

Racquel works in Selma Mayor George Evans' office as his assistant. She has answered the phone several times when I called. She did it with a smile in her voice. It has always been a pleasure communicating with her.

Wal-Mart vision center manager honored

Wal-Mart vision center manager honored

V.I.P. honors Wal-mart Vision Center Manager Quasha for great customer service in her department and in other departments in her Auburn, Alabama store. If you are in Auburn and need glasses or need them fixed. She and her staff can help.

Auburn University Continuing Education worker recognized

Auburn University Continuing Education worker recognized

Pam with Auburn University Continuing Education awarded for helping people with special needs get registered at this years Alatec Conference. V.I.P. continues to find good people with great customer service in their filed.

Assisting during times of disasters

Assisting during times of disasters

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.

'Be Ready Day' held in Selma

'Be Ready Day' held in Selma

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.

Getting you ready for Election Day

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).

Low vision support group meeting held

Low vision support group meeting held

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

V.I.P. Sponsors

Walmart Foundation
Eyesight Foundation of Alabama
Black Belt Community Foundation
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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