Changing the Perception of Blindness: One Conversation at a Time by David Steinmetz

“Our perception of the world around us not only comes from our senses, but is also influenced by our expectations. These expectations or “prior beliefs,” are generally derived from family values, cultural norms and our past experiences.” https://www.yourvalley.net/stories/steinmetz-changing-the-perception-of-blindness-one-conversation-at-a-time,276795

Achieving the American Dream

AIB employee Richard White is living his definition of the American Dream. Phoenix, AZ—Computer Operator Richard White is living his definition of the AmericanDream. He has pride in home ownership, is financially self-sufficient and able to support hisfamily. White, who is legally blind, has been employed at Arizona Industries for the Blind (AIB) formore than … Read more

Congratulations to the Employees of the Year!

Susan was recognized by her Supervisor for her regular contributions to enhancing the productivity and safety of all AIB workers, providing suggestions to her supervisors to help with improvements in the warehouse. Susan keeps her picking area exceptionally clean and organized which makes performing our yearly physical inventories flow very smoothly. Paul by far has … Read more

Join us as we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Join U.S. House of Representative Debbie Lesko and Arizona Industries for the Blind as we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year marks not only the 75th celebration of NDEAM, but also the 30th anniversary of the ADA. The 2020 NDEAM theme is “Increasing Access and Opportunity” for Americans with disabilities. Arizona Industries … Read more

Registration Is Now Open for The AIB Annual Richard J. Monaco Golf Tournament

Arizona Industries for the Blind is pleased to announce that Registration is Now Open for the Richard J. Monaco “Tee Off for Blindness” Golf Tournament. The tournament will be held on September 18, 2020 at the Falcon Dunes Golf Course. Contact April Lange at alange@azifb.com for registration and sponsorship opportunities. 2020 Annual Golf Tournament Flyer

Microsoft partners with Arizona Industries for the Blind to help provide transportation alternatives for those who are blind or visually impaired.

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