Barbara Hawkins

When Barbara Hawkins found herself laid off from her job at K-Mart in 1999, she didn’t know where to turn. She had a family to support and no opportunities for a job. Thankfully, after a few months of job searching, Evansville Association for the Blind offered Barbara a job in the factory. This past year, [...]

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On April 18th, 2011, posted in: Testimonials by

Warren Watson

“We’re not handicapped, we’re handicapable.” Living with a visual impairment is something Warren Watson has dealt with all his life. As a pre-mature infant, Warren was placed in an incubator which caused him to develop cataracts.  Cataracts cause clouding of the lens in your eye and interferes with your vision. Warren is no stranger to [...]

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Sonny Traylor

Sonny and his wife traveled in an RV across country after they retired. They enjoyed sightseeing and having new experiences every day. Unfortunately, his wife’s vision started to deteriorate and they had to return back to Evansville to get her the care she needed. She received this care through Evansville Association for the Blind’s Low [...]

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On April 18th, 2011, posted in: Testimonials by

Shaan Joshi

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one in five Americans is disabled and one in 10 has a severe disability. The document also states that one in eight children between the ages of six and 14 has some type of disability.
Six-year-old Shaan Joshi is in full-day kindergarten at Newburgh Elementary School in Newburgh, Indiana. He [...]

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