Envision - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Envision
610 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203
(316) 440-1500 (Local)
(316) 267-9034 (Fax)
(866) 319-4646 (Toll-Free)
(316) 231-0057 (TDD/TTY)
envision@envisionus.com
http://www.envisionus.com

Brief Description

Envision promotes advocacy and independence for those who are blind or low vision. Founded in 1933, Envision is one of the largest employers of individuals with vision loss in the nation. Headquartered in Wichita, Kan., Envision’s mission is to improve the quality of life and provide inspiration and opportunity for people who are blind or visually impaired through employment, outreach, rehabilitation, education and research. Learn more about Envision at envisionus.com. Envison offers comprehensive low vision evaluations for youth and seniors as well as rehabilitation, in-home services, support services and caregiver education.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 AM-5:00 PM.
Geographic area served: Central United States.
Publications: Visibility (quarterly Clinical Education and Research newsletter)

Locations

2301 S. Water
Wichita, KS 67213

610 N. Main
Wichita, KS 67203

Staff

Shamain Bachman, Senior Director Marketing and Education, (316) 440-1551, shamain.bachman@envisionus.com
Lisa Capps, Director of Development, (316) 440-1526, lisa.capps@envisionus.com
Michael Epp, Manager, Professional Education, (316) 440-1515, michael.epp@envisionus.com
Heather Hogan, Senior Vice President Foundation Mission Services, (316) 440-1517, heather.hogan@envisionus.com
Michael Monteferrante, President & CEO, (316) 440-1500, michael.monteferrante@envisionus.com
Clark Stevens, Senior Director, Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center, (316) 440-1624, clark.stevens@envisionus.com
Laura Walker, Executive Director, Gigi and Carl Allen Envision Research Institute, (316) 440-1506, laura.walker@envisionus.com

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Assessment
    • Home living assessments through Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center.
  • Assistive Products
    • Envision Everyday, a sensory aids store.
  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center offers braille instruction.
  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • Non-technical materials.
  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center.
  • Counseling
    • Offers counseling.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center offers center-based and field-based rehabilitation services and training in independent living skills, and in the use of assistive technology.
  • Employment/Job Training
    • Provides occupational skill development, employment, and placement.
  • Information and Referral
    • Offers referrals to aging programs.
  • Low Vision Services
    • Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center
  • Services for Seniors
    • Offers comprehensive low vision evaluations for seniors with age-related or neurological vision loss. Offers vision rehabilitation, in-home services, support services and caregiver education. Independent Living Services for Older Blind.
  • Support Groups
    • Senior low vision support group
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Bicknell Envision Vision Rehabilitation Center provides orientation and mobility training.

Announcements

Level Up Program

Ongoing Events/Programs

Envision Arts Program
Adult and Senior Support Groups
The Beat Goes On Workshop
Broadcast Academy
Golf Clinic
Track and Field

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