News & Press

Nov 25, 2020

Virtual activities the visually impaired can enjoy during the holidays

Since the coronavirus is still widespread and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently issued recommendations encouraging people NOT to gather for the holiday, it is hard on everyone to skip favorite traditions.

Nov 18, 2020

Increase your donation’s impact with a company match request

Most people love a good cause and want to give back to their community. This is usually achieved through giving a monetary donation.

Nov 11, 2020

How to successfully separate home and work space during telework

The country is now several months into the coronavirus pandemic and employees with visual impairments, like many others, are still working from home. Initially, the thought was temporary but now working from home seems more long term and the new challenge is keeping home and work space separated.

Nov 04, 2020

Ways to Give

Outlook Enrichment’s mission is to create opportunities for people who are vision impaired to achieve personal and professional growth in an inclusive community. People who are vision impaired get the skills and resources they need to live independent, fully engaged lives from the Outlook Enrichment programs you...

Oct 28, 2020

How cooking can be accessible, safe, and fun for those with vision loss

A person new to vision loss or being visually impaired might find tasks–like making a sandwich or identifying food temperature–challenging. You must learn an entirely new set of skills, viewing your cooking space and surroundings without your eyes to guide you.

Oct 21, 2020

How to assist – or not assist – a person with vision loss

If you are someone with sight, you might want to help carry this goal forward. Here are some general do’s and don’ts when interacting with someone who cannot see or see well.

Oct 14, 2020

So you are ready to start using a white cane?

You alone decide when it is time to incorporate a white cane into your life. Using a white cane will mean major changes but it will also give you a new and exciting adventure. 

Oct 07, 2020

Voting With a Vision Loss

Election Day is right around the corner. People with a vision impairment should feel comfortable in knowing they can exercise their right to vote.

Sep 30, 2020

What to do when self-service devices are inaccessible

There’s nothing more frustrating than encountering an inaccessible self-service device at stores and restaurants. You go to check-out and discover the self-service screen has no accessibility in place. Unfortunately, blind and visually impaired people face these obstacles regularly.

Sep 23, 2020

Assistive technology in the workplace

If you report to an actual office building, you’ll need to think about the specific technology you’ll use to perform the tasks associated with your position. Perhaps you discussed the assistive technology for the blind you use during your interview. Here are some softwares and...

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