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Vision Loss Rehabilitation on Location Days

The Vision Loss Rehabilitation Saskatchewan team will be traveling around Saskatchewan over the coming months. Onsite at each of the below locations the staff will be providing low vision assessments, community outreach, orientation & mobility, independent living skills, assistive technology, career & employment counselling and shop items will be available for purchase. Information sessions on technology, eye conditions and peer support will take place. To pre-book an appointment with one of the specialists or for more information call in the North, 306-374-4545 in the South, 306-525-2571.  

When: May 1-3
Where: Sunrise Health & Wellness Centre located at 259 Hamilton Rd

Prince Albert
When: May 7-8 and October 1-3
Where: Arts Centre located at 1010 Central Ave.

When: May 28
Where: Estevan Lions Hall (Connected to Affinity Place)  
701 Souris Ave

When: May 29
Where: Travelodge Hotel 
53 Government Road South, Weyburn

North Battleford
When: May 28-29
Where: Donn Ross Centre located at 891 99th St.

Swift Current
When: October 2-3
Where: TBA

Moose Jaw
When: October 22-23
Where: TBA

When: October 29-31
Where: St. Olaf Lutheran Church 807 3 St. W.

Valentine's Family Fun Day 

Your invited to the Valentine's Family Fun Day on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Join us for activities, crafts and games.

Where: Girl Guide Building located at 1530 Broadway Ave.
RSVP by February 5, 2019 to Ashley Nemeth at 306-565-2571 or ashley.nemeth@cnib.ca   
Where: Grace-Westminster United Church located 505 10th St. E 
RSVP by February 5, 2019 to Brian Thorkelson at 306-374-4545 or brian.thorkelson@cnib.ca

Save the Date:

The Insight Conference is back and will take place on March 1-2, 2019 at 310 21st St. in Saskatoon. The interactive and hands on sessions will help parents of school age children who are blind and partially sighted learn how to advocate for their children's needs and help them thrive within the classroom. There will also be a youth program where your child can connect with their peers with vision loss. TSVI's and educational assistants would benefit also by attending. For more information email: AFMrequests@spsd.sk.ca or call 306-683-8119.

Read more articles from the, 2019 January CNIB Saskatchewan issue of Insight:

To read the entire newsletter in an accessible word document click here

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