With a visual impairment brought on by type 2 diabetes, Marion has learned over the years how to maximize his eyesight. He uses his remaining vision to help fellow employees who are blind or visually impaired in any situation, whether it involves locating something that has been misplaced or providing training for an assignment. Cross-trained to manufacture eyeglass cases, military certificate holders, wall pockets and more, Marion is also ready to step up and contribute in other departments when needed.
“Before I began working here, I didn’t know how much people could do without sight,” Marion said. “It’s fun working at Envision Dallas and meeting new people all of the time. I enjoy training people who are blind. By learning new projects at Envision Dallas, I will remain motivated.”
ABOUT ENVISION DALLAS
Founded in 1931, Envision Dallas is a leader in the North Texas nonprofit community, offering meaningful employment opportunities and resources to more than 150,000 individuals with visual impairments living in the following 11 counties: Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, and Rockwall.
The population growth within the Envision Dallas service area is expected to double over the next 10 years. We are meeting a need that is great and growing.
Part of the Envision, Inc. family based in Wichita, Kansas, Envision Dallas promotes advocacy and independence for people who are blind or visually impaired to help them succeed and thrive in the workplace, have productive and meaningful lives and contribute to their communities.
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