Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Coping Skills for Sight Loss

November 5, 19, 26 and December 3

Is your vision fading? Need help dealing with sight loss caused by macular degeneration, glaucoma, cataracts or diabetic retinopathy? Crowell Public Library is partnering with the Braille Institute in presenting four seminars that will address all your questions related to managing daily life with low sight.

November 5: Welcome to Braille Institute: understanding visual loss; low vision devices, macular degeneration presentation

November 19: The Business of Living: organizing and identifying money; marking and labeling household items; organizational skills

November 26: Staying Connected: rediscover the joy of reading: reading, writing and communication; resources & low vision consultations

December 3: Getting Around Town: orientation and mobility; information on Braille Institute, CTAP and low vision rehabilitation consultant appointments.

These FREE sessions will be held on Monday mornings from 10:00 to noon in the Barth Community Room.

For more information on the Braille Institute, visit