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. CEO William Bowman talks to Oprah Winfrey

If you go to just before 3 minutes into the video, you'll see V.I.P. CEO William Bowman get his chance to talk to Oprah Winfrey.

Moore Stewart Honda employees recognized

Moore Stewart Honda employees recognized

V.I.P. awards customer service award to Matt AND Mark at Moore Stewart Honda in Selma for outstanding customer service for people with special requests. They go beyond the call of duty to help some one. They do it with a smile. They do it with the attitude of wanting to re sell you a Honda. Thanks for all you do.

Congrats to Lakia Starks of Alabama News Network

Congrats to Lakia Starks of Alabama News Network

V.I.P awards Lakia Starks of the Alabama News Network awarded for community service in Montgomery.

Miss Starks did a program where she read entertainment news on Friday nights. Visually Impaired people could tune into see her reports on local and national entertainment news. She is a producer on the rise.

She is now moving to NC. Congrats to her for her success and we know you will do well.

WSFA-TV honored by V.I.P. Organization

WSFA-TV honored by V.I.P. Organization

V.I.P. C.E.O. William H. Bowman with News Web Producer John Shyrock of WSFA TV 12 in Montgomery. Shyrock accepts award from V.I.P. on behalf of the WSFA TV 12 News staff.

V.I.P. hosts Miss Alabama State University

V.I.P. hosts Miss Alabama State University

V.I.P. was honored to host Miss Alabama State University Muriel Pannell once again in Selma, Alabama at Cedar Park Elementary School on March 18, 2016.

Miss ASU read to special needs kids in Miss Marshall and Miss Hyche's Class. She also talked to the kids from k-5th grades as well.

Video: Automark voting machine

William H. Bowman talks to the Montgomery County Probate Judge about the automark voting machine.

William H. Bowman talks to the Montgomery County Probate Judge about the automark voting machine.

Posted by V.I.P., Visually Impaired People on Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Learn more about glaucoma

Learn more about glaucoma

Learn more about glaucoma at www.nei.nih.gov and receive the book on what you need to know about glaucoma. All you need to know in easy to understand language.

V.I.P. Selma Alabama and Dallas County proclaims it glaucoma awareness month. We encourage every one 50 and over to have your eyes screened for the leading cause of blindness.

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