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Here’s why 316-252-2500 should be in your phone’s contact list

Angela Cato - Oct 04, 2019

Tags: Employment, Technology

As the hotline grows, so will the employment opportunities for individuals who are blind or low vision, which is central to the BVI Workforce Innovation Center’s goals and objectives.

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Sep
6

Lyra Thompson: ‘We can accomplish so much more than society tells us we can’

Lyra Thompson

Level Up participant Lyra Thompson shares her own thoughts about the program.

Tags: Level, Programs, Up, Youth
Jul
31

ECDC home-based services replaced mother’s tears with feelings of hope

Angela Cato

Home-based services offered by the Envision Child Development Center changed the family's outlook.

Tags: Center, Child, Development, Education, Envision, Services
Jun
28

Garrett Swan receives 2019 Envision-Atwell Award

Angela Cato

Award is given to an ARVO presenter who is a junior investigator.

Tags: Awards, Research
May
31

Employees of the Year stand out for their commitment to others

Angela Cato

Daniel Molina, Lester Hawthorne, Matthews Lassai and Trish Chisolm honored in Washington, D.C.

Tags: Employees, Employment, NIB
Apr
15

Contacts now allow Envision teen to ‘enjoy doing things that everyone else does’

Angela Cato

As Rondalee edges toward her career goals, she’s thankful she doesn’t have to worry about the cost of contacts. As a qualifying patient, she is provided a lifetime supply through the Mishkin Legacy Fund.

Tags: Programs, Rehabilitation, Support
Mar
18

Sharing our expertise on pressing topics that impact people with visual impairments

Angela Cato

The William L. Hudson BVI Workforce Innovation Center was front and center at three major conferences in February and March.

Tags: Assistive, Conferences, Employment, Technology
Feb
28

Broken phone brought Bruce Roberds to Envision; caring atmosphere kept him here

Angela Cato

Bruce has taken advantage of Envision's orientation and mobility services, assistive technology training, participated in Envision Research Institute studies, faithfully attended Adult Support Group meetings and signed up to volunteer in the Envision Everyday store.

Tags: EVRC, Low, Rehabilitatin, Vision
Jan
25

Scholarship fund created in memory of Matt McCue

Angela Cato

Fund will allow other children like him to pursue their dreams and attend college.

Tags: Programs
Dec
27

Employees’ selection for BMT program put them in the ‘big league’

Angela Cato

BMT is a highly competitive 15-month program held at George Mason University’s Arlington, Virginia campus that challenges participants to increase their critical business perspective and management abilities.

Tags: Mobility, NIB, Upward
Nov
9

Envision’s salute to veterans

Angela Cato

Envision’s salute to veterans

Tags: Industries, Manufacturing, Veterans
Oct
31

ERI has the world’s attention

Angela Cato

ERI has the world’s attention

Tags: Fellows, Research
Sep
30

After joining winning Envision Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind team, Charles Saville discovered ‘I still matter!’

Blake Lindsay

Being a member of a team is familiar territory for Charles.

Tags: Dallas, Employment, Manufacturing
Aug
31

Envision’s leadership on vision outreach results in greater statewide eye health emphasis

Jennifer Brantley, PhD

Additionally, the Kansas Vision Coalition Task Force is moving forward to create a vision resource website and update current state of Kansas legislation to require eye exams before entering kindergarten.

Tags: Education, Outreach, Public
Jul
31

Level Up staying true to its name and growing ‘beyond measure’

Angela Cato

The momentum that started with the Level Up Middle School Assistive Technology Program in May/June carried through to the Level Up High School Conference, which was held June 26 through July 1 on the campus of Wichita State University.

Tags: Development, Education, Programs, Workforce, Youth
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