The Vision-Aid team gratefully thanks Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare for its Platinum Sponsorship for the Vision-Aid annual event.
Vision Aid's Annual Fundraising Event is back again this July with a new theme. Everyone get prepared!
The Vision-Aid Online Academy was successfully launched on December 29, 2014. The packed event held in Vizag, was covered by multiple media outlets. Some of the links are provided below. Vision-Aid sincerely thanks all supporters who made this new and innovative accomplishment possible.
Please check out this video clip showing one of our instructors in the Vision-Aid Vizag Center teaching two students in Kolkata using the new virtual online academy technology.
Making inclusive education a reality in Indian schools - studies have shown that 1 out of every 100 school kids has a visual impairment and needs special assistance.
Check out this enlightening blog post about educational disparities and inclusive education in India written by Mr. M.S. Raju.
India New England Article: Vision Aid's "Dancer's Pledge" Rocks Boston
Check out this compelling video to see Vision Aid in action and learn more about some of the work that the organization does. Also, please subscribe to our new Youtube channel. The link for the channel is posted below.
India New England Article - Syed Ali Rizvi Appointed President of Vision-Aid
Vision-Aid launched "Vision-Wand", its latest innovative assistive device for the visually impaired. This low-cost innovation uses modern sensor based technology (ultra-sound /infra-red) to help provide easy orientation and mobility for visually impaired persons . It alerts users about obstacles in their path via audio signals and vibrations. This patent-pending innovation is the latest in a series of low-cost, high impact devices pioneered by Vision-Aid. The launch was held on Dec 30 2013 at a media and public meet hosted by the Rotary Club of Waltair, Visakhapatnam, India, and covered in both the national print media and cable TV.
The Vision-Aid team thanks and congratulates Nikita Minocha on her successful arangetram and for her inspired decision to donate all the gifts received at the event to help make a difference in the lives of the visually impaired through her wonderful dance program. Read more about Nikita's arangetram here!
Nikita graduated with flying colors under the guidance of her renowned dance guru, Ranjani Saigal of Boston, and with the support and love of her family and friends!
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