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Training and resources

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CNIB provides guidance and training to individuals living with sight loss who want to advocate for themselves. Below you will find a manual and  toolkit that will help you get started.

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Online resources

We advocate on the premise that everyone should be able to participate in all aspects of society. It’s helpful to understand legislation and standards that protect your rights to ensure the law is working for you.

Clearing Our Path – Universal Design recommendations for persons with sight loss


Understanding the cost of vision loss


Provincial Accessibility Information W3C Accessibility Standards Overview 


Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Code


Blind Persons' Rights Act

This covers topics including guide dogs in public areas and rental units


New Accessibility Amendments to Newfoundland and Labradors Building Accessibility Code