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Welcoming and accepting environment allowed Lyra to explore her abilities

Angela Cato - Dec 04, 2019

Tags: Education, Programs

Envision programs provide life-changing opportunities to Lyra and many others like her every year.

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Dec
1

ECDC student's successful journey to kindergarten

Angela Cato

ECDC and its mission to help children with vision loss regardless of a family’s ability to pay was a blessing to Jackston and his family.

Tags: Education
Nov
15

Little Aaron Perez and his mother, Yuritssa, given priceless gift of a happy future

Angela Cato

Yuritssa found the answers she needed two years ago when she enrolled Aaron in the ECDC to receive early intervention services.

Tags: ECDC, Education
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
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
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
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
Jun
26

Kansas Vision Coalition Task Force addressing low vision issues

Angela Cato

Kansas Vision Coalition Task Force addressing low vision issues

Tags: Education, Outreach, Public
Mar
14

Envisioning Arts

Sarah Stewart

Arts and the impact it has on children who are blind or visually impaired.

Tags: Art, Education
Dec
18

Envision gift tops Pratt resident’s gratitude list

Angela Cato

With new CCTV, 92-year-old finally able to start living again

Tags: EVRC, Patients, Rehabilitation, Therapy
Jan
5

Art therapy success at Envision becomes model for other groups

Angela Cato

Envision’s Art Education Teacher Sarah Stewart invited to speak at Alzheimer’s Association of Central and Western Kansas conference.

Tags: art, Arts, collaboration, Envision, Program, therapy
Oct
20

A Simple Way to Give Back

Megan Lovely

Community rewards programs make giving to Envision simple.

Tags: Amazon, donations, Envision, giving, inspiration
Aug
21

Tackling College Head On

Charlie Wilks

Charlie Wilks explains how he tackles the challenges of college.

Tags: blind, education, inspiration
Aug
7

Corky's Gift

Megan Lovely

Corky is a talented musician who works in Envision's manufacturing division.

Tags: employment, inspiration