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PRIDE allows Jessica Pruitt to ‘be part of the real world and fulfill her purpose’

Angela Cato - Aug 17, 2020

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Jessica has cerebral palsy and is legally blind. In PRIDE, which stands for People Reaching for Independence and the Development of Excellence, she has thrived.

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Jul
24

30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

Angela Cato

In its relatively short lifespan, this landmark legislation has created a more inclusive America where people with disabilities have equal access to all areas of public life, including employment.

Tags: Employment
Jul
14

Disability Awareness Day - July 14, 2020

Angela Cato

The goal for this day is to encourage others to gain a better understanding of people affected by a disability and promote inclusivity.

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May
29

Trio of employees in Dallas temporarily take on new jobs

Angela Cato

Envision employees go above and beyond to contribute to the organization in whatever way they can

Tags: Dallas, Employment, Manufacturing
Apr
30

Coming together to stay safe and help others during COVID-19

Angela Cato

The Envision Dallas sewing team is making cloth face masks and putting them in the hands of the people who need them most.

Tags: Dallas, Manufacturing
Mar
13

Dallas employee motivated by his work

Blake Lindsay

Marion Jackson uses his remaining vision to help fellow employees who are blind or visually impaired in any situation.

Tags: Dallas, Employment, Manufacturing
Feb
13

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
Jan
15

Sedrick Veal knew Envision was the right place for him

Angela Cato

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

Tags: Employment, Manufacturing, Mobility, Upward
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
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
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