V.I.P. stands for visually impaired people who are VERY IMPORTANT PEOPLE. We want to provide low vision community education, assistive technology, support and mentoring.


V.I.P. Presents a Low Vision Day in Selma

V.I.P. Presents a Low Vision Day in Selma

Visually Impaired People Are Very Important People
V.I.P. Presents a Low Vision Day in Selma
Place to be: Carl Morgan Convention Center 211 Washington Street, Selma, Alabama - Tuesday, April 7, 2015

8:30 a.m. Set up time for vendors
9:00 a.m. Eye screenings for low vision and eye diseases
10:00 a.m. programs begins with speakers

Insightful Publications creating Alabama resource handbook

Insightful Publications creating Alabama resource handbook

My name is Christine Chaikin, I am visually impaired and I am the president and owner of Insightful Publications. I am creating state resource handbooks specifically designed for use by the blind and visually impaired in the United States.

William Bowman presents anti-bullying program to Selma students

William Bowman presents anti-bullying program to Selma students

Visually Impaired People CEO William Bowman presented his anti-bullying program to students at Knox Elementary School in Selma, Alabama.

The name of the program is called "Don't You Ever Get Tired of Hurting Me." If you would like to have Bowman present this program at your school, please call (334) 349-0905.

Down the Street Cafe workers give VIP treatment

Down the Street Cafe workers give VIP treatment

Down the Street Cafe, located on Zelda Road in Montgomery, is owned by Gail who provides good customer service and good home style food. Our server Amanda was recognized with a V.I.P. Customer Service Award.

Visually Impaired People Organization gives away audio books

The Selma Times Journal recently wrote about VIP's efforts to provide audio books to people in the Selma Community.

Click here to read the full story.

Freedom Scientific Releases a 90-day License of JAWS® for Windows

Freedom Scientific today announced the release of a 90-day license of JAWS® for Windows Professional, the worlds most popular Windows screen reader. The 90-day license represents a great opportunity for companies who wish to test the accessibility of their Web pages or their applications under development.

What We Offer

1) Low vision community educational programs, conferences and assistive technology demonstrations and expos

2) Support groups, mentoring and advocacy

3) Site and Structural modifications for churches, businesses, etc. for public access

4) Consultations for the visually impaired and low vision evaluations on assistive technology for the visually impaired

5) We provide information and referrals for magnification devices

6) Customer service training and workshops to better acommodate the visually impaired customer

V.I.P. Sponsors

Walmart Foundation
Eyesight Foundation of Alabama
Black Belt Community Foundation
Freedom Scientific
First Cahawba Bank
Hat Country Resistal Hats
AI Squared Zoom Text
Moore Stewart Honda
Carter Drug Company
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Pepsi Cola
Wyatt-Kirkpatrick Eye
City of Selma
Dallas County Commission
Regions Bank