NewView Oklahoma, Inc., Apollo Award

NewView Oklahoma, Inc. is the winner of the 2015 AOA Apollo Award, the highest award presented to the general public by the AOA.

NewView Oklahoma is a nonprofit organization in Oklahoma City and is the leading employer of the blind and visually impaired in Oklahoma. It offers jobs through in-house manufacturing and a growing number of service contracts with major employers at the local, state and federal levels. Its mission is to empower people who are blind and visually impaired to achieve their maximum level of independence through employment, rehabilitation and community outreach.

It is the only private agency in Oklahoma that provides specialized vision rehabilitation services. NewView Oklahoma operates a low-vision clinic in Oklahoma City. The clinic features an in-house optometrist, low-vision occupational therapists, assistive technology, orientation and mobility, and enrichment programs serving patients of all ages. NewView Oklahoma also operates a low-vision center in Tulsa (in a partnership with Northeastern State University Oklahoma's College of Optometry), serving clients from across the state while accepting referrals from eye doctors.

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