Hiring People Who Are Blind: Work Insight Webinar

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.

Living with RP – David Steinmetz

Picture of an AIB Employee with his Guide Dog

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

Education and Awareness Starts Early

Tim Adams demonstrates technology used at AIB to students gathered around a computer.

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

AIB Honors Arizona Representative David Schewikert as an AbilityOne Congressional Champion

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 more

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

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 more