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Family Support Group
March 13, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm PSTFree
Dear Family Support Group Participant,
The purpose of this Family Support Group session is to provide an opportunity for sighted family members to learn how to be supportive of their visually impaired family member’s vision loss needs and to provide support to family members as well.
Whether your family member is only able to see light, sees shapes/shadows, can read large print or is totally blind, your needs will be address throughout the meeting.
During the third family support group session, the following topics will be discussed and addressed:
#1. Blindness and adaptive skills and ability to perform activities of daily living will be addressed.
#2. Effective verbal and nonverbal communication will be presented.
#3. “Blindisms” related behavior and vision loss will be discussed.
#4. Vision and Hearing loss, Aging and other disabilities will be addressed.
#5. You will learn how to avoid potentially embarrassing vision loss related situations.
#6: Tools to facilitate independence will be offered.
#7 .Practical Application: Please have the following items available to you: blind fold, table/desk work space, posted notes and felt pen, table setting (plate and utensils), slice of sandwich bread, fruit/unpeeled orange, tray; an empty glass, bottle water, and damp paper towels.
Family Support Group Session 3 Announcement2021
Date: Saturday, March 13, 2021
Time:10 AM to 12PM
Zoom Meeting info:
Meeting ID: 826 9692 3203
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