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.


New Product Alert: Snow 12

Zoomax Snow 12

Zoomax Snow 12 is a portable video magnifier that delivers true visual independence for people with low vision. It features a unique foldable stand that elevates Snow 12 so that you can more easily read, write, look at objects or even perform full-page scanning using the powerful OCR and text-to-speech.

Bowman visits elementary school to share story with students

Bowman visits elementary school to share story with students

Clark Elementary School in Selma, Ala. welcomed V.I.P. William Bowman to their school to talk about assistive technology that aids in reading. He also shared his story and explained how the students should protect their eyes. Ms. Athenia Angion was also presented with an award for all she does in the community.

Talking bar code reader aids visually impaired people

i.d. mate Galaxy

i.d. mate Galaxy® is a portable "all-in-one" talking bar code reader that aids visually impaired individuals with the identification of items via the product's bar code or UPC.

Using text-to-speech and digital voice recording technologies, it allows users to access an on-board database of product descriptions, along with a tailored set of recorded voice messages.

VIDEO: Eye Health During Glaucoma Awareness Month

VIP Organization's CEO William Bowman discusses the importance of taking care of your eyes during Glaucoma Awareness Month.

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

Everyone with a family history of glaucoma should be screened for the disease. This disease steals sight! V.I.P. promotes Glaucoma Awareness Month in January.

Free Glaucoma Screenings

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Get your eyes checked for it, for free at Primary EyeCare Center located at 801 Dallas Avenue in Selma, Alabama on January 15, 2019 during a free glaucoma eye screening. Watch this video for more details on glaucoma. 801 Dallas Avenue in Selma, Alabama from 10am to 12 pm. For more details call 334-874-7024.

Glaucoma Awareness Month: Best Natural Remedies for Eye Treatment

January is Glaucoma month. Check these natural approaches to lowering eye pressure. We do not endorse this as we are not eye doctors but, we do like to offer suggestions. Always consult an eye doctor.

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

Make a donation

Help V.I.P. help the visually impaired in the community. Consider making a donation. No amount is too small.

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