News & Press

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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Jul 03, 2019

How to protect your eyes this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is just around the corner! How are you spending it? With family and friends? At the local baseball game, cheering on the Omaha Storm chasers? Wherever you’re spending this holiday, it’s important to stay safe. The U.S Consumer Product Safety Commision, estimates...

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Jun 12, 2019

Stop skipping your eye exams: part two

Last week we discussed with our readers about how important it is to show up to your eye exams, just the way you would to a date with someone you’re kind of obsessed with. Today we will discuss four more signs you should get your eyes checked,...

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May 29, 2019

Jobs for the blind and visually impaired

Like many people with disabilities, those who are vision impaired are capable of feats beyond what their limitations might suggest. Members of the blind and visually impaired community can support themselves and their families by working in a wide range of career fields in which they can best use...

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