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Sedrick Veal knew Envision was the right place for him

Angela Cato - Dec 06, 2019

Tags: Employment, Manufacturing, Mobility, Upward

Sedrick is yet another example of how Envision’s employment initiatives restore meaning in the lives of adults who are blind or visually impaired.

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Dec
4

Welcoming and accepting environment allowed Lyra to explore her abilities

Angela Cato

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

Tags: Education, Programs
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
Oct
4

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

Angela Cato

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.

Tags: Employment, Technology
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
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