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Oct 09, 2019 white cane safety day

White Cane Safety Day Recognizes Visually Impaired Independence

People with vision loss often use a mobility aid called the white cane. The white cane helps the blind independently travel to work, go to appointments and participate in recreational activities like those offered by Outlook Enrichment.

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Oct 02, 2019 job search, visual impairment

Job opportunities for the blind: Finding the right fit

Here's what you should search for in a job when you have a visual impairment.

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Sep 25, 2019 adaptive technology, low vision, reading systems

How reading systems help people with low vision

For people with low vision, there is a technology that can help them continue to read and write.

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Sep 18, 2019 best apps for the blind, how to use instacart, instacart

How Instacart is helping people with visual impairments

This service can be convenient for anyone, especially those who are busy, have small children, or people with visual impairments. It’s one of the best apps for the blind because it helps to empower people with vision loss and give them more independence. 

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Aug 29, 2019

Transportation guide for people with vision loss

Moving from one location to another is an important part of our daily lives. Whether you are dropping your child off with the babysitter or going to work, transportation is important.  However, when you are blind or visually impaired, it can be a little more challenging. 

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Aug 07, 2019

Three tips for supporting a blind coworker

Thanks to a combination of new technologies and increased efforts to make workplaces accessible, there have never been more job opportunities for the blind. With more people with loss of vision entering the workplace, it is important that sighted employees take a moment to think about how they can...

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Jul 31, 2019

What is adaptive technology?

It seems like everyone nowadays cannot live without technology. What if something happened and you or a loved one lost their vision? Would you be able to use your technology? Believe it or not, the answer is yes because of adaptive technology. 

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Jul 24, 2019

The importance of enrichment programs

Vision loss should not keep you from doing the things you love. There are tons of individuals who aren’t letting vision loss stop them from following their passions.

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Jul 11, 2019

Summer activities for blind or visually impaired kids

Just because your child is blind or visually impaired doesn’t mean they can’t have any fun. There are activities that you can do throughout the Summer to ensure your child feels included. Activities for the blind or visually impaired children can be educational and fun...

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Jul 10, 2019

Vision Beyond Sight

Join us for an evening to benefit Outlook’s Enrichment Programs for the blind and visually impaired.

Our annual program and dinner is our largest fundraising event of the year, drawing the attendance of many of our community leaders and generous donors.

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