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Feb 05, 2021

Benefits of Braille

Learning braille adds to your toolbox for navigating the world. Invented in 1824, by Louis Braille, this method allows you to take in information with your fingers.

Jan 27, 2021

Flying with your service animal

In recent years, it has grown close to impossible to go a week without hearing about individuals traveling by air with their emotional support animals (ESAs). These animals ranged from peacocks to hamsters and often disrupted fellow passengers on flights.

Jan 20, 2021

The rewards of creative giving

As we continue to look for how to help in Nebraska with those who have vision loss, we know that your generosity helps us succeed. That is why we appreciate your support.

Jan 13, 2021

The way I see it: Empish Thomas

We introduce this series to give our writers an opportunity to share their own experiences and stories with you. Each one will offer a different perspective of the phrase, “The way I see it.”

Jan 06, 2021

Refreshable braille displays: are you feeling me?

As an electro-mechanical device, a refreshable braille display offers users the opportunity to give input and receive output in this digital age via braille. Refreshable braille devices display the braille characters along a flat surface using raised dots.

Dec 30, 2020

Your support helps clients continue receiving services during a pandemic

When the coronavirus struck earlier this year, major adjustments were made quickly. People learned how to wear a facemask and wash hands or use sanitizer more frequently.

Dec 16, 2020

Negotiating sighted guide while social distancing

Using sighted guide techniques is paramount for those traveling with a vision impairment. While safely latching on to an elbow, stumbling, tripping and falling can be avoided.

Dec 09, 2020

Tips for shopping with a vision loss

At Outlook Enrichment, we seek to provide the best resources to make your life easier and less stressful. Here are some tips to help you successfully find the holiday gifts you are looking for if you have a vision impairment.

Dec 02, 2020

CARES Act makes giving even more rewarding

Did you know you can take a deduction for charitable giving in 2020 even if you don’t itemize your taxes? This is good news for one of the most generous countries in the world.

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.

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