Path to Guide Dog E-Series

Online

Guide Dogs for the Blind is excited to inform you about our Path to a Guide Dog E-Series! This free virtual learning opportunity will cover a variety of topics about the guide dog lifestyle over the course of three ninety-minute sessions. This event is intended for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, (including family...

The Impact of the Need for Closure for Students and Youth Who are Deafblind

Online

This session will answer the questions: What is closure?Why do we want and need closure?What happens if we do not get closure?Why might lack of closure be a significant source of stress for children and youth who are deafblind?What can we do to provide closure for children and youth who are deafblind? Description: Join us...

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Tips and Tricks Around the House

Online

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...

Recurring

Resistance Training 101

Online

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.

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Braille Study Group (ongoing)

Online

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...

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Easy Chair Yoga

Online

All you need is a chair, some comfortable clothes, and no shoes and together we can enjoy a relaxing and stress-free hour in the comfort of our own homes. Hosted by Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer.

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The Ins and Outs of Sight Loss Later in Life:

Online

If you or someone you care about is losing sight and the days of youth are behind you, come join us as we discuss the unique issues and feelings you may be experiencing. This is your time to talk about your journey and hear from those who have taken it before you and can empathize...

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Open Mic Night

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Come share your talent, music, poetry, stories, etc. with our fun and awesome community! Your performance material can be up to 10 minutes in length! Please keep performances family appropriate with no profanity! Reoccurring every Wednesday. For a full list of weekly calls, vist: https://acb.org/ACB-community-conference-calls    

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Tips and Tricks Around the House

Online

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...

Recurring

Resistance Training 101

Online

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.

Functional Vision Assessment Validity

Online

Moderated by Penny Rosenblum, PhD. These are not presentations where you sit and listen. These are collaborative conversations.