Microsoft Corporation awards COVID-19 Response Funds to support alternative transportation options for essential workers who are blind or visually impaired May 15, 2020, Phoenix, Ariz. — Arizona Industries for the Blind (AIB) recently received an award from the Microsoft C19 Response Fund to fund alternative transportation for individuals who are blind or visually impaired. The … Read more Microsoft partners with Arizona Industries for the Blind to help provide transportation alternatives for those who are blind or visually impaired.
Arizona Industries for the Blind was recognized at the 2020 E75 Diversity Builder Awards for recruiting, training, and retaining qualified individuals who are blind or visually impaired, by the Governor’s Council on Blindness and Visual Impairment.
Golf tournament season is in full swing and Arizona Industries for the Blind (AIB) will host its Richard J. Monaco Tee Off for Blindness Golf Tournament fundraiser on Friday, September 13, at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course in Waddell, AZ. Download a copy of the Press Release here. Download a copy of the Golf Tournament … Read more News Release – Registration is Now Open for the AIB Tee Off for Blindness Golf Tournament
Hire a person who is blind and see what we can do! Learn about the benefits at this dynamic E75 Webinar featuring Kirk Adams, CEO of the American Foundation for the Blind. Download more information about the webinar here.
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 more Living 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 more Education and Awareness Starts Early