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.
Visually Impaired People, Inc. CEO William Bowman recently had the opportunity to talk with Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell of the 7th Congressional District while she was in Selma, Alabama at the Michael Johnson football and cheer camp fundraiser.
VIP Organization, Inc's CEO Williwam Bowman recently spoke to elementary school students in Selma about the effects of bullying.
On Wednesday, May 18 Bowman talked to third, fourth and fifth graders at Sophia Kingston School. He explained to them that students should not bully one another because they do not act or look like them.
1. V.I.P. wants to purchase hand held low cost magnifiers for young and old who could not afford one.
To the untrained eye these photos of a recent field trip to Tuscaloosa, Alabama inside the Bryant Denny stadium may be blurry. They were taken that way to show you what the world looks like to some one who is visually impaired. People with low vision like to travel and go outside their home for recreation like every one else does.
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