State officials visit employees with disabilities

State officials visit employees with disabilities

(This article and an attached video originally appeared in Spanish on October 8, 2019 bySPECTRUM NOTICIAS NY1. To view original article click here.) State officials visited a factory in Queens that hires people with disabilities. The Lieutenant Governor [of New York] , Kathy Hochul, and the Assemblyman David Weprin, toured the Alphapointe facilities. The non-profit…

Alphapointe Receives Patent and Military Approval on Pneumatic Tourniquet, Getting Greenlight on Second Life-Saving Device in a Week

Alphapointe Receives Patent and Military Approval on Pneumatic Tourniquet, Getting Greenlight on Second Life-Saving Device in a Week

Designed to Fit Around Most Human Limbs and in the Maximum Range of Field Kits and Settings, Newly Approved Model Will Vastly Expand Applicability and Production Demand, Allowing Agency to Create More Jobs for those who are Blind or Visually Impaired May 10, 2019, Kansas City, MO ~ For the second time in a week,…

Alphapointe Receives Approval from Department of Defense for its  Tactical Mechanical Tourniquet (TMT)

Alphapointe Receives Approval from Department of Defense for its Tactical Mechanical Tourniquet (TMT)

The Tactical Mechanical Tourniquet Will Save Lives of our Nation’s Fighting Men and Women May 6, 2019, Kansas City, MO ~ Alphapointe, the non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals who are legally blind secure gainful employment, announced today that it has received notice that after years of testing and evaluation, the Tactical Mechanical Tourniquet (TMT)…

Queens Nonprofit Gives The Blind A Place To Work

Queens Nonprofit Gives The Blind A Place To Work

(Originally published by Patch Media authored by Maya Kaufman. View original article here) Alphapointe helps hundreds of people with vision impairments join the workforce. By Maya Kaufman, Patch Staff | Mar 13, 2019 6:23 pm ET | Updated Mar 14, 2019 9:44 am ET RICHMOND HILL, QUEENS — In a sprawling industrial complex in Richmond Hill, Joshua Romero is learning how…