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.


Looking for a great pen? Try Uniball Pens

Uniball Pens

V.I.P. would like to promote the Uniball Pens. After about 18 years of research trying to find the perfect writing pen for the visually impaired. We finally found one that does the trick.

It writes in bold black ink. It is a gel RT impact. No, 207. 1.0 bold ink. You can find them at most retail stores and office supply stores.

V.I.P. to host Low Vision Awareness Day

The Visually Impaired People Organization, INC of Selma, Alabama will host a low vision awareness day on June 8, 2018 at the Dallas County Health Department in the community room. The health department is located at 100 Samuel O Moseley drive in Selma.

The purpose of the event will bring low vision technology vendors and host consumers who need the technology, together under one roof.

Longtime Selma physician retires

Longtime Selma physician retires

After 46 years, Dr. Julian P. Howell Jr. of Selma has retired. VIP honored him for all his years of service and recognized him for serving people with special needs. He is the founder of Selma Medical Associates. He listens to his patients and then treats them. He was a household name in the area. He is pictured with his nurse Marcia, alongside VIP CEO William Bowman.

Selma Times Journal staff members honored

Selma Times Journal staff members honored

VIP CEO William Bowman honors the Selma Times Journal staff for its customer service and for writing a story about glaucoma screenings. Onisha Blevins and Clara Gray both were recognized. VIP believes in thanking those who help support our cause. The staff does a great job serving the community.

New Generation Video Magnifier VD700

New Generation Video Magnifier VD700

Take a look at the New Generation Video Magnifier VD700.

●Enhanced Vision, I-LOVIEW, Freedom Scientific.
FYI.

●7.0 “ HD 1024*600 Colorful LCD Screen

●Double Lens. 2 HD image quality ,1080P/30 (Far
focal),720P/60(Near focal)
●Touch Screen (optional)

●4.0MP High definition image

For more information, visit http://www.ivision-technology.com/en/.

Voting official speaks to VIP support group

Voting official speaks to VIP support group

Ed Packard, Administrator of Elections in the State of Alabama, spoke at the December VIP Support Group meeting. The purpose of the meeting was to explain voting rights for people with disabilities and visual impairments.

Free vision screening event a success in Selma

Free vision screening event a success in Selma

V.I.P. and Primary Eyecare Center of Selma, Alabama hosts a free vision screening for Glaucoma. In 2 hours 15 individuals were screened. Some of them were treated and will have t have a follow up visit. Due to elevated eye pressure.

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness and if no treated blindness can occur.

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