British Columbia & Yukon

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Family Programs

Our family program gives people with sight loss and their families an opportunity to enjoy the splendour of Muskoka on beautiful Lake Joseph in a safe and inclusive environment. Activities are available for all ages and there are also events just for adults, youth and kids.
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Adult Mini-Camp

Enjoy our three-night, four-day adult mini-camp to get a taste of the Lake Joe experience.
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Summer Camp (ages 8-18)

Choose your specialization for the week as you learn new skills while developing confidence and independence in a safe and supportive environment.
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Turned Eyes (Strabismus)

Strabismus is the medical term for misalignment of the eyes two eyes that are not straight. It occurs in at least 5% of the population.
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Lazy Eye - Amblyopia

Amblyopia ('lazy eye') happens when the vision in one eye doesn't develop properly in early childhood.
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Floaters and Flashing Lights

Floaters are dark specks in the form of dots, circles, lines, or cobwebs that seem to move across your field of vision. They are most noticeable when you are looking at a light-coloured background, such as a clear sky or a white wall.
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Check Your Vision: the Amsler Grid

This simple screening tool is used for monitoring for early signs of wet AMD.
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Accessibility@CNIB

Learn about CNIB’s commitment to accessibility and inclusion.
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Dry eye

Dry eyes happens when your don't make enough tears. Learn more about dry eyes.
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Mobile Phones and Tablets

Find out how mobile phones and tablets mean accessibility.