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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...

Sep 16, 2020

Preparing for a medical emergency when visually impaired during a pandemic

Hurricanes, tornados, floods, fires and blizzards can happen to anyone at any time. They are familiar with disasters that we need to prepare for, but medical emergencies are also important.

Sep 09, 2020

Benefits of joining a support group

Whether you are new to vision loss or were born with it, it can sometimes be helpful to have someone to talk to about the unique challenges you face.

Sep 02, 2020

Is It Time To Get A Guide Dog?

Do you know someone who uses a guide dog or has had one in the past? Have you considered getting some vision impaired aids including a guide dog?

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