Recently, David traveled from Phoenix, Arizona to Washington D.C. for the 2019 NIB/NAEPB Advocates for Leadership and Employment Symposium. This would be guide dog Stetson’s first time on Capitol Hill meeting with various Congressional Dignitaries and their Staffers. Download the story here…
Arizona Industries for the Blind is proud to showcase our Warehousing and Distribution Staff in an exciting, new video. Watch the video here.
AIB announces the Richard J. Monaco Tee Off For Blindness Golf Tournament at Falcon Dunes Golf Course (near Luke Air Force Base) in Waddell, AZ on September 13, 2019. Download the Flier Here
As one of the one in 4000 people worldwide with Retinitis Pigmentosa, I am often asked “What is it like to have RP and how much vision do you actually have?” My response to the last half of that question is an easy one — just enough vision to get myself into trouble! My answer … Read moreLiving with RP – David Steinmetz
Students from Christ Lutheran School toured AIB’s Distribution Center and Document Imaging facility in Phoenix to learn how technology has leveled the playing field for people who are blind. The kids were able to pick an order using Talkman, a voice recognition picking system. They learned how screen magnifiers enable a person who is legally … Read moreEducation and Awareness Starts Early
Arizona Industries for the Blind (AIB) has welcomed Rep. David Schweikert, R-Ariz., as the newest AbilityOne Congressional Champion to pledge his support of the federal AbilityOne Program. The AbilityOne Program is the nation’s largest source of employment for people who are blind or have significant disabilities. Congressman Schweikert, who represents Arizona’s 6th District, accepted the prestigious … Read moreAIB Honors Arizona Representative David Schewikert as an AbilityOne Congressional Champion
National Disability Employement Awareness Month October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) is a nationwide campaign that celebrates the contributions of workers with disabilities throughout America and emphasizes the importance of ensuring that all Americans have access to the services and support to enable them to work. Arizona Industries … Read moreOctober is National Disability Employment Awareness Month