News & Press

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.

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. 

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