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Interested in learning more about our mission, our research efforts, or our organization in general? Our stories serve to inspire, educate and engage. Explore featured articles and press releases that celebrate Envision’s many successes and achievements. For media inquiries, please contact Heather Hogan, senior vice president of Foundation and Mission Services, at, or at 316-440-1517.

December 15, 2020

Envision Announces Dates, Calls for Submissions for 2021 Conferences
Premier Multi-Disciplinary Events Focused on Low Vision To Be Livestreamed in March and Hosted at The Ohio State University College of Optometry in August

December 15, 2020

Envision Partners With Tech Startup KaaS To Drive Business Growth
Working through the William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center, Trained Customer Service Representatives in Wichita and Dallas Will Schedule Meetings to Demo Innovative Training Program That Effects Sustainable Behavioral Change

November 20, 2020

Envision Partners With Fred & Barney's To Put Works By Artists Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired On Display
Wichita’s New Casual Dining Restaurant Now Features Pieces By Participants in the Envision Arts Program, Available for Patron Enjoyment and Eventual Purchase

October 11, 2020

Envision, Envision Xpress Recognize AbilityOne BSC Milestone
25th Anniversary Marks Service To The U.S. Armed Forces And Federal Government And Creation Of Jobs For People Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired

September 15, 2020

Envision Names Abel Frederic, J.D., Executive Director Of Development
Veteran Foundation Leader Will Help Garner Financial Support for the Organization’s Mission to Help Those Who are Blind or Visually Impaired

September 03, 2020

Envision To Award Its First Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Focused On Mental Health And Substance Use Disorder Tied To Vision Loss
Selected Project Will Critically Examine the Impact of Mental Health Shifts and Addiction Trends on Individuals who are Blind or Visually Impaired

July 27, 2020

Envision Secures Contract With Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support
Production of Flight Deck Crewman Helmet Pads Will Be Split Between Wichita, Dallas Locations, Creating Jobs for Workers who are Blind or Visually Impaired in Both Cities

June 10, 2020

Envision Teams With Sonify And Wichita Community Foundation To Ensure Access To Open Data For Individuals Who Are Blind Or Visually Impaired
$140K John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Grant Will Fund Collaborative Effort to Develop System Using Sound to Deliver Data

March 09, 2020

Envision Announces New Collaborative Research Agreement With WSU
Agreement Supports Project Partnerships Benefiting People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

January 06, 2020

Envision Dallas Unveiled As New Name of Dallas Lighthouse For The Blind
Rebrand Aligns 88-Year-Old Agency with Envision, a National Organization, and Paves Way for Expanding Services to North Texans Who are Blind or Low Vision

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