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Photo of Mike Mote sitting at his desk in front of his laptop Workplace Accessibility: Welcoming People who are Blind. 04/15/21

By: Mike Mote, Manager of Accessibility and Workforce Development Are you an employer on the fence about hiring workers who are visually impaired or blind? *It is easier than you think! Let us explain how to set up your business to be inclusive and welcoming to people with disabilities. Let’s Talk Accessibility at Work with …

Dr. Street performs an exam Understanding Macular Degeneration 02/25/21

By Dr. Dexter Street, Low Vision Specialist For 36 years I have practiced optometry with an emphasis on low vision. Most of my patients who I work with at IFB Solutions’ Community Low Vision Center in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, have macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is one of the leading causes of adult sight loss. In …

Diana sits in an office Losing My Sight, but Not My Vision. 02/24/21

By Diana-Marie Soto, 2021 IFB Solutions Employee of the Year. Leer en español. Only one year into my young life I was diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa and nystagmus. Finally, there was an explanation for my dancing eyes and an answer to why, no matter how much my mom moved me away from the TV, I always ended up …