Georgia AER 2021 Virtual Conference

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 "Alone we can do so little; Together we can do so much"February 26 and March 1, 2021$175 for Two Full DaysFree for GA AER membersYou don't want to miss this!Learn more and register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/georgia-aer-2021-virtual-conference-on-technology-for-the-visually-impaired-registration-119822629711

Tips and Tricks Around the House

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We’ve all come to vision loss in different ways and times in our lives. Here’s an opportunity to ask those, “How do you do this?” questions and share tried and true techniques with one another. Join Elizabeth for this open chat. Disclaimer: The purpose of this group is for peer support only. It is not...

Resistance Training 101

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It’s time for an upper body workout using resistance bands. Hand weights, Soup cans, or other household items can be substituted. These exercises can be done sitting or standing. Let’s all get moving with Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer.   Reoccurring every Thursday.

The Art of Inclusion: AFB100 Concert & Celebration

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Our centennial celebration continues March 4 with the “Art of Inclusion” concert and gala, featuring a star-studded cast of artists and leaders committed to equity and inclusion! The gala will be co-hosted by Haben Girma, author of the best-selling memoir Haben: The Deafblind Woman Who Conquered Harvard Law; and AFB President and CEO Kirk Adams, Ph.D. Featuring music...

Tech it Out @ Vista Center

Tech it Out With Vista – AirPods Pro vs Bose Frames, March 5, 2021 We are delighted to have Jeff Thompson from the Blind Abilities podcast to share with us his impressions of the Apple EarPods Pro and the Bose Frames. Jeff will review the differences between the two Bluetooth headphones. In addition, he will...

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Fit & Fabulous Series: Move & Groove with Barb

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Barb Longfellow is a Certified Group Exercise Instructor, specializing in Dance Fitness, Senior Fitness, & Small Group Exercise. She started teaching dance fitness in 2012 & has been instructing ever since. Join in this Move & Groove class, where you will work out to the tunes of the 60’s and 70’s.  Barb welcomes whatever movement...

Navigation of Braille Certification

As the and final part of the “Come back to me, braille!” series, we will talk about many of the braille certifications currently available, especially in the United States. We will discuss the configurations of the various braille certification exams as well as details of the courses that lead up to those exams. In addition,...

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Braille Study Group (ongoing)

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Our Braille study group meets every Saturday at 11:30 AM Eastern, and is led by staff and volunteers at NYPL's Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library. We are open to anyone: whether you are a Braille beginner or fully fluent, blind or sighted, you are welcome to attend. We know that studying Braille at...

2021 CROSSROADS – CREATING CONNECTIONS

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Have you had a conversation with someone on the phone or while riding the bus, or at school, church, the grocery or the doctor's office, who had questions about blindness or low vision? When the conversation is over, have you found yourself wondering if you have given them the information they need? Do you know...

A Whole New World

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This is a place to go to for anyone and everyone who used to have sight and is trying to make their way through the new world of blindness. This is a place to exchange information among fellow ACB members as well as a safe place for people to ask questions about the blindness culture...

Apps We Like and How to Use Them:

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Let’s take a deeper dive into both phone and computer apps we are using. We will have longer demonstrations of apps from There's an App for that, and any other apps we find useful are fair game. While different apps may be brought by the facilitator, we invite attendees to come with their favorite apps...

Exclusive: Live on-line bake-in for blind and visually impaired people

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Thanks to Open Sight in Hampshire (UK), you can join me on Monday 8 March at 1030 GMT and cook a simple soda bread together.  It will take about an hour so there will be time for us to talk and share cooking tips too. Please share this with anyone who might be interested. Open...