Announcing the Diana Ferguson Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award

BIT’s Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award, presented yearly at our Dining in the Dark gala, seeks to recognize, celebrate, and honor an individual or organization’s exceptional commitment to the inclusion of people with disabilities in the workplace. Diversity and inclusion initiatives are happening all over corporate America, primarily targeting 4 pillars of the minority population: … Continue Reading Announcing the Diana Ferguson Diversity and Inclusion Champion Award

A Look at 4 Assistive Tech Innovations That Enhance BVI Productivity for Blind Americans Equality Day

Many BVI use assistive tech to perform productively in their daily lives and in business. In tribute to the White Cane, hear is a look at a few pieces of clever technology that assists the blind community to be successful in the workplace and their everyday lives. Continue Reading A Look at 4 Assistive Tech Innovations That Enhance BVI Productivity for Blind Americans Equality Day

EdgGuide Micronavigation Technology Launches in Denver, Enabling Greater Autonomy for Visually Impaired

Blind Institute of Technology, CACI, Denver Museum of Nature & Science collaborated to develop and launch groundbreaking system DENVER – Sept. 16 – Beginning today, people with visual impairments have a new way to experience the Denver Museum of Nature & Science thanks to EdgGuide, a micronavigation system that allows near pinpoint accuracy for indoor… Continue Reading EdgGuide Micronavigation Technology Launches in Denver, Enabling Greater Autonomy for Visually Impaired

Shedding Light on Disability

Our Executive Director, Mike Hess, hosted a “Blindfold Box Luncheon” where guests had to eat completely blindfolded at a Pueblo City-County Library District event.  During his presentation, Mike encouraged those with disabilities to realize the value they might bring, not only to an organization, but to society as a whole.  Continue Reading Shedding Light on Disability