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NewView Oklahoma to host acclaimed artist John Bramblitt in May


April 9, 2018

The evening will showcase a lecture with Bramblitt, who began to paint in 2001 when he lost his sight due to epilepsy. Bramblitt will discuss and demonstrate his unique painting techniques. Work completed during his presentation will then be auctioned.

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New View Oklahoma helps the visually impaired


April 4, 2018

New View Oklahoma is a nonprofit that provides specialized vision rehabilitation services to individuals with significant vision loss. I

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Sarah Hansel: Tulsa World shows employment of low-vision and blind people works


March 25, 2018

My affiliation with NewView Oklahoma as a board member has been quite an eye-opener. Did you know there are approximately 60,000 Oklahomans who are legally blind? Of that number, approximately 70 percent are unemployed. Unemployment creates a burden on public resources we all pay for, and until we remove the barriers to employment, that burden will continue.

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Journal Record Roundtable Discussion


February 7, 2018

The U.S. unemployment rate for visually impaired is more than 70 percent and many people live with visual impairments for years without treatment or services. NewView Oklahoma is the largest employer of blind people in the state. The non-profit organization provides services to those with needs, including vocational rehabilitation for adults and support services and socialization for children. NewView employees met with The Journal Record on Jan. 17, 2018 to explain how many people face visual impairment issues and the challenges they encounter.

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Lauren Branch, Journal Record Guest Columnist: A pathway for employment


October 16, 2017

This year I celebrated my 20th anniversary at NewView Oklahoma. When I was hired, I had never worked for a nonprofit agency nor did I have any knowledge of blindness.

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Lauren Branch Interview on Oklahoma Senior Journal Radio August 2017


August 25, 2017

Lauren Branch, president and CEO of NewView Oklahoma, was a guest on Robin Gunn's radio show, Rise & Thrive on August 19, 2017. Listen to the entire interview and find out what's new at NewView.

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NewsOK: Visually impaired NewView Oklahoma workers helping in wildfire suppression efforts


August 18, 2017

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Program Gives Visually Impaired Chance to Work on Job and Independent Living Skills


July 15, 2017

Daniel Brookshire knows he can’t rely on his parents forever. Sure, he probably could find someone to assist him, but he wants a lot more out of life.

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OWL Camp Serves Children with Vision Loss


July 4, 2017

For the 17th consecutive year, OWL (Oklahomans Without Limits) Camp will provide a summer camp experience to children who have vision loss. This year's camp will be July 17-21 at the University of Central Oklahoma. It's billed as a "super-heroes themed week of fun."

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VIDEO: Oklahoma Horizon TV Features NewView Oklahoma


June 29, 2017

Oklahoma Horizon TV Features NewView Oklahoma - feature on blind student training and how NewView Oklahoma employs the blind and visually impaired.

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