In the stillness of the night, faint stars from a cutesy nightlight reflect on the bedroom ceiling and on the faces of plush animals and dolls neatly lined on wall shelves. Tucked under a pink floral bed quilt, four-year-old Juliana presses her tiny palms together. Her fingers, with glittery polished nails, slightly
Legislative Bill Would Establish Medicare Demo to Cover Video Magnifiers and Other Aids for People with Low Vision
Legislative Bill Would Establish Medicare Demo to Cover Video Magnifiers and Other Aids for People with Low Vision Mark Richert Esq. For decades, the vision loss community has been advocating for Medicare’s coverage of assistive technologies, particularly for devices for low-vision users. Currently, Medicare will not pay for any device that happens to use a lens, regardless of whether such
The pilots and stokers of Club VIBES have been preparing the past few months for a much talked about trip to San Diego California to ride in the 10th Annual Cycling for Sight to benefit the San Diego Center for the Blind. Since we live in the south and the weather will not always cooperate for training rides to be held
We would like to send out a big THANK YOU! to everyone who came out to Jason’s Deli tonight to support Club VIBES. It was enjoyable to meet new friends and to catch up with those we hadn’t seen in a few days due to the weather. Thank you again!
This is an amazing story from ESPN about Jake Olsen. Jake lost his sight at a young age due to cancer. Never one to give up, Jake is now a member of his high school football team. Click here to watch the story on YouTube or visit the website Open Your Eyes to learn more about Jake.
On Monday December 2nd, the poinsettia’s were distributed to those individuals who purchased one of the beautiful flowers. The Board and Members of Club VIBES would like to thank each of you for your support with our fundraiser again this year. We were able to sell over 130 poinsettia’s this year! In addition, over 70 handmade candles in a variety
Starbucks to offer Braille gift cards year-round By Gregory Wallace @gregorywallace October 2, 2013: 5:34 PM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) A Braille gift card will become a regular at the Starbucks registers, the company announced Wednesday. The card was introduced in September 2011, and has previously been available in limited runs during October, which is designated as the disability employment
Club VIBES members have the following items available for sale. 100% of the proceeds go towards our members who will be going to California in July 2014 to participate in Cycling for Sight. *Braille Bracelets come in three sizes – child, teen and adult. $3ea *Braille Keychains say Love, Live, Peace, Hope, Jesus or Faith. $8ea **The keychains will only