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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Low Vision & National White Cane Awareness Days

The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind is hosting two events in the upcoming month:
Low Vision Awareness Day
October 5, 2010 (Tues.) from 8:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Seventh Day Adventist Church
7333 Dairy Road
Zephyrhills, FL
(Gall Blvd. and Pretty Pond Road)

This event is open to persons who have experienced vision loss, their families and friends, and to organizations wanting to learn more about how to help clients with low vision gain and maintain independence.


National White Cane Awareness Day
October 15, 2010 (Fri.) from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Delta Woods Park
3400 Deltona Blvd.
Spring Hill, FL
(US 19 and Forest Oaks Blvd.)

Activities include a walk in the park, free picnic, games and more!
White Cane Awareness Day is held annually to educate drivers and to keep walkers with visual impairments safe. It is open to the public and everyone is invited!

The Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind is a non-profit organization that provides vision habilitation and rehabilitation and adjustment to blindness services to people of all ages who have experienced vision impairment. Their mission is to provide blind and visually impaired persons with the skills needed to achieve their maximum independence through independent living classes, orientation and mobility training, job readiness training, Braille, and adaptive computer training. Lighthouse services are provided at no cost to clients and their families.

Further links provided by the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind:

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