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.


VIDEO: Free vision screenings offered for glaucoma awareness

VIP CEO William Bowman appears on Alabama News Network to discuss free vision screenings for glaucoma awareness.

WSFA 12 News meteorologists stop in Selma

WSFA 12 News meteorologists stop in Selma

VIP CEO William Bowman met WSFA 12 News meteorologists in Selma, AL while they were there promoting the importance of weather radios. Chief Meteorologist Josh Johnson and Bowman believe that we all need a good weather radio. People with low vision and the hard of hearing really need to get one. Get your weather radios at your local Walgreens and Walmart.

Free visions screenings to be offered in Selma

Free visions screenings to be offered in Selma

Primary Eyecare Center and V.I.P. Organization Inc. will co-sponsor a free vision eye screening for glaucoma held on Thursday, February 22, 2018, from noon to 2pm. The event will be at Primary Eyecare Center, located at 801 Dallas Avenue in Selma. If you have any questions about the eye screenings, please call Primary Eyecare Center at 334-874-7024, or for questions about V.I.P. give William H.

Check out Zoomax New Product Snow 10 Pro!

Snow 10 Pro

As a perfect combination of a reader, a mirror and a music player, Zoomax Snow 10 Pro is a 10″ video magnifier for visually impaired people to read more, see more and enjoy more. It's not only a portable handheld video magnifier with a bigger screen, but a brand-new assistant providing unique and practical aids to improve independence in your daily activities.

WSFA: Special glasses gift Elmore County teen chance to see color

Imagine being unable to see all the colors in a sunset, a painting, a flower or a loved one’s eyes. That was the case for Zach Jones of Elmore County, who is colorblind, but thanks to Enchroma colorblind glasses that has changed.

Read anywhere with help from 'Maggie'

The Maggie

ake the Maggie out with you to the shops, a restaurant or anywhere else you want to visit. The large 5" screen is great for reading, but still small enough to put in your pocket or purse. When you need to read labels, price tags or menus, the Maggie will be to hand.

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
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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