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Michael Marrone

Rehabilitation Case Manager I

By Michael Marrone / February 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

CABVI is seeking a Case Manager I to provide information on CABVI services and rehabilitation teaching to enable consumers who are blind and visually impaired to achieve their highest level of functioning. KEY JOB ELEMENTS Direct case management for consumers, secures appropriate funding sources, coordinates all rehab services and ensures quality outcome is successfully met. […]

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Details & Assistance in February for Low Vision Month

By Michael Marrone / February 5, 2021 / 0 Comments

The Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (CABVI), aligned with the National Eye Institute (NEI), offers information and assistance with low vision this month. According to NEI, 4.2 million Americans ages 40 and older are visually impaired. Three million have low vision. By the year 2030, health care professionals expect those numbers to […]

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Facilities Mechanic – Syracuse

By Michael Marrone / January 4, 2021 / 0 Comments

CABVI is seeking a Full-time Facilities Mechanic for our Syracuse location to coordinate and complete the maintenance of the CABVI buildings, grounds, machinery, and vehicles. KEY JOB ELEMENTS  Troubleshoot, repair, and perform preventive maintenance on mechanical systems and equipment, including machines and material handling equipment Perform routine building maintenance and repair tasks. Such tasks include, […]

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A visually impaired girl is opening a gift and her dad is standing next to her

6 Gifts for Someone Who is Blind or Visually Impaired

By Michael Marrone / December 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

The holidays are here and gift giving is a tradition that is celebrated by millions of people. We gather with family, fill our bellies with good food, and exchange neatly wrapped presents with the people we love. Ok, not all presents are wrapped neatly, but it’s the thought that counts, right? Although a lot of […]

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CABVI Employee, Al Hodkinson, Interviewed on ABC50 in Watertown

By Michael Marrone / December 17, 2020 / 0 Comments

A big thanks to ABC50 for having Al on their show! They talk about the agency and our footprint in the Watertown area. We are working on our location in that region and Al will be one of our team members handling cases in the north country. In our 90+ years, we continue to grow […]

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Rotary Club of Utica Announces Pride of Workmanship Award

By Michael Marrone / November 19, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Utica, recently held its 29th Annual Pride of Workmanship Awards program on November 15. The event was a combination luncheon at the Delta Hotel and also was available through Zoom on-line. The top five awardees were chosen from a large field of nominations and represented a cross-section of our local work […]

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BSC Manager, Terri Fabrizio, Honored by Navy Captain

By Michael Marrone / November 18, 2020 / 0 Comments

Terri Fabrizio, store manager at the Shipyard Express in Kittery, ME, was visited by Captain Daniel Ettlich, Base Commander at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PSNY), and the COVID-19 Tiger Team (a prep and mitigation group). The purpose of their visit was to thank Terri and her staff for the tremendous support they provided with respect to […]

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Joe Kelly speaking to Mitch Hansen in the Vision Health and Wellness Center,

CABVI on The Joe Kelly Show

By Michael Marrone / October 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

The Joe Kelly Show recently visited the Vision Health and Wellness Center to speak with several members of CABVI! If you missed the episode on WUTR, our friends at CNYhomepage have you covered! The links and descriptions for each segment are below. Part 1, Joe speaks to Steve Gannon, vice president of development and communications, […]

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Voting with a Visual Impairment

By Michael Marrone / September 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

Voting. All Americans have the right to have their voices heard.  With election season around the corner, we want to highlight a few ways for individuals who are blind or visually impaired to cast their ballots. Before we talk about the options available to you, it is important to highlight several laws that ensure individuals […]

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A visually impaired man using a white cane with a sighted guide behind him.

A Mobility Puzzle: I’m not lost, am I?

By Michael Marrone / September 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

Submitted by Mitchel Hansen, Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist All travelers need to know where they are and where they are going. This is called “orientation.” Everyone routinely uses one or more basic methods to set up and define relationships between themselves and the objects or space around them, in order to keep track of […]

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