Ensight Skills Center: Creating Inclusive Communities in Northern Colorado

Ensight Skills Center empowers individuals with visual impairments. Through a combination of personalized training, community engagement, and advocacy, Ensight is not just offering services; it is fostering inclusive communities where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Vision and Mission Ensight Skills Center was founded with a clear mission: To provide people with low vision the… Continue reading Ensight Skills Center: Creating Inclusive Communities in Northern Colorado

Celebrating Older Americans Month: A Clearer Vision with Ensight Skills Center!

May isn’t just about flowers blooming and spring in full swing – it’s also Older Americans Month! It’s a time to celebrate the wisdom, experiences, and contributions of our older generations. But it’s also an opportunity to shed light on health issues that affect them, one of which is high blood pressure. High blood pressure,… Continue reading Celebrating Older Americans Month: A Clearer Vision with Ensight Skills Center!

Seeing Beyond Limits: Exploring the Impact of Low Vision and Ensight’s Educational Efforts

In a world where sight is often taken for granted, low vision presents unique challenges that affect individuals’ lives in profound ways. Raising awareness about low vision is crucial for fostering understanding and empathy towards those affected by it. In this blog, we’ll explore the importance of raising awareness about low vision and how Ensight… Continue reading Seeing Beyond Limits: Exploring the Impact of Low Vision and Ensight’s Educational Efforts

Make-Up Tips: How to Apply Make-Up with Low Vision

Make-Up Tips: How to Apply Make-Up with Low Vision Living with low vision poses its unique set of challenges, and applying makeup can be one of them, but with the right tips and tools, people with low vision can confidently apply and wear make-up. Here are some practical tips for applying makeup with low vision,… Continue reading Make-Up Tips: How to Apply Make-Up with Low Vision

Empowering Individuals with Low Vision: How Our Nonprofit is Making a Difference

Ensight Skills Center and the Curtis Strong Center are experts in low vision and related issues, offering accredited services to help improve the lives of individuals facing vision loss. We offer the necessary education, training, tools, and support so you and your loved ones with low vision can live independently and thrive. So what has… Continue reading Empowering Individuals with Low Vision: How Our Nonprofit is Making a Difference

7 Ways to Make the Holidays Brighter for Loved Ones with Low Vision

As the holiday season approaches, it’s important to recognize that this time of joy and celebration might present unique challenges for individuals living with low vision. To ensure a more inclusive holiday experience for loved ones with low vision, here are seven invaluable tips to consider: 1. Maintain Consistency in Home Layout  When decorating for… Continue reading 7 Ways to Make the Holidays Brighter for Loved Ones with Low Vision

Traveling Tips for People with Low Vision

Traveling can be an exciting adventure, especially during the holiday season of the year! However, for individuals with low vision, it often comes with a unique set of challenges. Navigating airports, managing luggage, and ensuring a smooth journey can be daunting, but with a little preparation and some handy tips, you can make your trip… Continue reading Traveling Tips for People with Low Vision

Unlocking Opportunities: Navigating the Workforce for People with Low Vision

 In an increasingly competitive job market, finding employment can be a daunting challenge for anyone. But for individuals with low vision or blindness, finding work can seem close to impossible. Some of the hurdles they face stem from a lack of awareness, misconceptions, and inadequate support systems. Here at Ensight Skills Center we aim to… Continue reading Unlocking Opportunities: Navigating the Workforce for People with Low Vision

Ensight’s New Facilitated Learning Program for DVR Clients with an Employment Goal

The Ensight Skills Center in collaboration with the World Services for the Blind is offering Facilitated Learning Curriculum Services. The Pre-vocational and Vocations courses are listed below. These courses can be provided online or in person at the Ensight Skills Center at 1101 Oakridge Drive Fort Collins. To begin the schedule is Monday-Wednesday from 9-4.… Continue reading Ensight’s New Facilitated Learning Program for DVR Clients with an Employment Goal

Top YouTube Channels for Living with Low Vision: A Comprehensive Guide

Finding valuable online resources for individuals with low vision can be a daunting task. To make your search easier, we have compiled a list of our favorite YouTube Channels that provide helpful information, tips, and insights to enhance the lives of those living with low vision. Ensight Skills Center Did you know that we have… Continue reading Top YouTube Channels for Living with Low Vision: A Comprehensive Guide

Beyond Style: The Critical Role of Sunglasses in Eye Care

Sunglasses are often thought of as just a fashion statement however, sunglasses play an important role in protecting our eyes.  Alt Text: A pair of dark sunglasses on a sandy beach on a clear day Invest in High-Quality Sunglasses One of the primary reasons to wear sunglasses is to shield your eyes from the harmful… Continue reading Beyond Style: The Critical Role of Sunglasses in Eye Care

Ensight CEO Denny Moyer

Over the past 22 years Denny Moyer, founder and CEO of the Ensight Skills Center for Low Vision Rehabilitation and the Curtis Strong Center for Visually Impaired in Colorado, has won a number of awards and important recognition from some of Northern Colorado’s most notable figures and sources.  Click on the awards below to read more about… Continue reading Ensight CEO Denny Moyer

Free Genetic Testing for Inherited Retinal Diseases Now Available

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Spark Therapeutics has created a genetic test for patients with inherited retinal disease that may provide important information that will help them understand their disease. The initiative was developed in response to feedback from advocates, families affected by retinal diseases and health care professionals about barriers to genetic screening. Spark is a gene-therapy company seeking… Continue reading Free Genetic Testing for Inherited Retinal Diseases Now Available