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. would like to thank Tyra Jackson of the Selma Times Journal for all her help in promoting the Visually Impaired People programs this year. in Selma in the news paper. You are a good friend and we salute you.
V.I.P. held its summer support group meeting in June at the Dallas County Health Department. Three nice ladies from the Selma office of the Social Security Administration talked to the group about how visually impaired people had rights to be on disability and still had the opportunity to work through a ticket to work.
The MagniLink Zip 17 is a new, transportable video magnifier with HD or Full HD reading and distance cameras. It comes with a 17.3" monitor and a stable X/Y table for comfortable reading and precise control.
Thank you to all the volunteers and participants at Low Vision Awareness Day in Selma, Alabama.
V.I.P. held it's March support group meeting at the Dallas County Health Department. Speaker Kathy Lovell, ADA Director of Marketing from Regions Bank, spoke about disability rights and the need to make banking accessible for the visually impaired.
Visually Impaired People Are Very Important People
V.I.P. Presents a Low Vision Day in Selma
Place to be: Carl Morgan Convention Center 211 Washington Street, Selma, Alabama - Tuesday, April 7, 2015
8:30 a.m. Set up time for vendors
9:00 a.m. Eye screenings for low vision and eye diseases
10:00 a.m. programs begins with speakers
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