Announcements

Coffee Hour, Before Peer Support and Tech Club

In the spirit of bringing back the comradery and ambiance that was present in the lobby, the Peer Support and Technology Club zoom meetings will be open for one hour before the scheduled club meeting. Please feel free to join and chat with other participants, and use this time to get set up on zoom as we will be starting the meetings promptly when scheduled. 


How Do I RSVP?

Unless otherwise specified, BSS Hosted meetings are held via
Zoom Meetings

Please contact us to RSVP before the meeting date.
Call: (951) 341-9244 or contact our front desk at fdesk@blindnesssupport.com


Recurring Events Hosted by Blindness Support

Peer Support

When: Friday, May 13th, from 10am to 12noon

We have a Peer Support group where individuals that are blind are visually impaired can interact with others. We cover a wide variety of topics and activities, and we meet every second Friday of the month.

This month we will be discussing communication challenges faced after vision loss. We will discuss awareness of nonverbal cues, identifying how communication roles affect interactions, and strategies to overcome distractions & disorientation due to visual impairment. Join us and explore good communication behaviors!

We hope to see you here and to help you on your blind or visually impaired journey.

Technology Club

When: Friday, May 20th, from 10am to 12noon

We have a Technology Club! We discuss topics related to all types of mobile Devices and Apps followed by open discussion. Common topics include Travel apps to assist with getting around, Text recognition to help with reading printed documents, and other generally useful apps for everyday use. All are welcomed to Join us and learn!

This month we are discussing Google Meet. Google Meet is a video conferencing software developed by Google, included for free if you have any google account, and is available on computers and mobile devices.

Exploring Braille

When: Friday, May 27th, from 10am to 12noon

Have you considered learning Braille but are unsure if you are ready? Are you in the process of learning Braille but looking for additional ways to practice and refine your skills? Have you learned Braille in the past but want to discover new ways to incorporate it in your daily life? Join us on the last Friday of every month and be a part of our Braille learning community!

We will mail out materials personalized to each individual’s braille reading level so participants can follow along and work together with the group. Personalization means we can print materials in fully contracted braille for the advanced participant, and up to including the uncontracted braille alphabet for those just starting the learning process. Everyone is welcome to join and learn new and fun ways to use your growing Braille skills. RSVP early in the month to receive your worksheets on time.

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