Support Groups

Learn tips and strategies for starting a support group and discover their role in your adjustment process.

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Tips and Strategies for Starting a Support Group

Starting a Support Group  Have you ever thought of starting a support group for people who are blind or low vision in your community? Whether you are a professional who works with people affected by vision changes, someone who is blind or low vision, or you have a loved one who is, starting and facilitating a group can be […]

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Support Groups: Their Role in the Adjustment Process

If you are new to blindness or low vision, you may feel overwhelmed and need additional support. Participation in a support group may facilitate your adjustment to vision loss. Support groups bring people together who share a similar life challenge. Members learn to cope and feel less isolated as they connect with others who can […]

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Support Groups and Other Resources

If you have been diagnosed with an eye condition or you have a family member who has, joining a support group may be the most important thing you’ll ever do. Whether online or in your local community, such groups offer the opportunity to talk to others to share common concerns, frustrations, and stories. Likewise, support […]

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