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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...

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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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May 05, 2019

Giving back to the Omaha community

Next week is one of the biggest days of the year for many charities and nonprofits across Omaha. While Omaha Gives! is a year round online giving platform, once a year they dedicate an entire 24 hours to giving as much as possible to support the work of public 501(c)(3)...

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Feb 13, 2019

Ken Blackman Flourishes at Outlook

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Feb 13, 2019

Outlook Safety Milestone

Outlook Nebraska recently celebrated five years of putting safety first. The team, with 60 percent having vision loss, went 1825 days without a lost time incident.

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Feb 05, 2019

Challenges Inspire Growth

Outlook Associate Alex Curtis rests his elbows on the table. “Sure, I have been through a lot,” he said. “But I have always found a way to make things work.”

Alex was born with cataracts. At just two months old, both eye lenses...

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Feb 03, 2019

Finding Outlook Creates New Path

It is Monday. Outlook Technology Trainer Mickie Saltzman heads to his desk in the training center. Contrary to other opinions, Monday is his favorite day of the week because of the exciting tasks that are coming up. Mickie turns on his laptop and prepares to meet his first client....

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Aug 21, 2018

Five ways you can help Outlook Nebraska

At Outlook Nebraska, our mission is to positively impact everyone who is blind or visually impaired. We would not be able to do this without the help and support of everyone in our community. If you want to help us continue to help those with vision loss, check out...

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Mar 06, 2018

Brian Becomes a Key Team Player in Production Facility, on Goalball Court

Brian grew up in a small town. He was on the football team. He rode horses and even began his own horse training business after high school. Life was good.

Brian was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa at a young age. “I knew I had it, but...

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