PROGRAMS

Programs

With increasing pressure to find top talent for their company, employers are turning to untapped resources in the candidate pool, including the blind and visually impaired. We offer several programs that educate and prepare employers for success with their BVI employees.

STAFFING

As a non-profit organization, we charge a modest 12 percent direct-placement fee for our BVI candidates.

ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGY TESTING & CONSULTING

We work with employers to create best-in-class accessible ratings for their digital landscape.

ART OF BLINDERS WORKSHOP

This multi-sensory, experiential, team-building communications workshop addresses four of the most common communication issues in corporate America.

about us

The Blind Institute of Technology™ (BIT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that strives to reduce the excessively high unemployment rate among the blind and visually impaired (BVI) community in America.

Led by Executive Director Mike Hess, BIT aims to help solve this unemployment and diversity and inclusion epidemic by educating employers about the advantages of working with talented and skilled BVI individuals, and through professional certification and training, inclusive technology and other programs. Mike left an 18-year career in IT to found BIT in 2013.