After 30 years, Voice of the Blue Ridge has become New Vision. This change was needed to help mirror the many ways our organization has evolved from our humble roots supporting a radio reading service to embrace new technologies, new opportunities and new challenges. While VOBR will always be part of our legacy, New Vision is our future.
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Featured Services

Dial In News Service

The Dial-In News Services uses a unique blend of technology, telephones and volunteerism to bring local news to those unable to read the newspaper in print.

Lending Library

We offer a library of over 400 books in a variety of formats ranging from cassette, CD and braille.

Adaptive Technology Center

Our Adaptive Technology Center provides individualized instruction in various software programs that make computers accessible to people with vision impairments.

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Recent Posts

Tech Center Newsletter for November 2015

November 2015 Technology Newsletter New Vision News and Updates We’ve had an exciting time since the last newsletter. The Tech Center’s second workshop was well attended on October 21st. It focused on Apple Mobile Devices. Points from that workshop will be shared in the months to come, in this newsletter. So stay tuned in. Former […]

Interviews by WFXR

Check out the following videos created by WFXR about New Vision’s programs and upcoming Charity Event. This first video focuses on our Technology Center and includes an interview with New Vision’s A.T. Instructor David Ward. See the link below. Direct Link This second video highlights our Talent Challenge for Charity. And has a interview with […]

Talent Challenge for Charity

Join us for our special event on Saturday, November 14th 2015! It will be held at The Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center. This event will be benefiting New Vision and Margaret R. Baker Charitable Foundation, Inc. & Miss Virginia.   SCHEDULE 6:00 p.m. Cocktails 6:30 p.m. Welcome and Dinner 8:00 p.m.-11:30 p.m. Talent Competition and […]

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