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.


William Bowman presents anti-bullying program to Selma students

William Bowman presents anti-bullying program to Selma students

Visually Impaired People CEO William Bowman presented his anti-bullying program to students at Knox Elementary School in Selma, Alabama.

The name of the program is called "Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me." If you would like to have Bowman present this program at your school, please call (334) 349-0905.

Down the Street Cafe workers give VIP treatment

Down the Street Cafe workers give VIP treatment

Down the Street Cafe, located on Zelda Road in Montgomery, is owned by Gail who provides good customer service and good home style food. Our server Amanda was recognized with a V.I.P. Customer Service Award.

Visually Impaired People Organization gives away audio books

The Selma Times Journal recently wrote about VIP's efforts to provide audio books to people in the Selma Community.

Click here to read the full story.

Freedom Scientific Releases a 90-day License of JAWS® for Windows

Freedom Scientific today announced the release of a 90-day license of JAWS® for Windows Professional, the worlds most popular Windows screen reader. The 90-day license represents a great opportunity for companies who wish to test the accessibility of their Web pages or their applications under development.

Winn Dixie cashiers given customer service award

Winn Dixie cashiers given customer service award

V.I.P.’s CEO William Bowman awarded two cashiers at the Selma Winn Dixie with customer service awards. Tierra and Samantha were awarded for having a friendly smile and for helping people with special needs.

Winn Dixie cashiers given customer service award

Winn Dixie cashiers given customer service award

V.I.P.’s CEO William Bowman awarded two cashiers at the Selma Winn Dixie with customer service awards. Tierra and Samantha were awarded for having a friendly smile and for helping people with special needs.

Low vision support group meets in Selma

Low vision support group meets in Selma

Visually Impaired People Organization, Inc. hosted its low vision support group at the health department in Selma. The purpose of the group is to offer mentoring and support those in the community that are visually impaired.

"We want to empower folks and make them feel wanted and needed in the community," said William Bowman, VIP CEO.

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