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What's all the hubbub about?

Ever wish you had an accessible place to hang out in your area? A place where you could attend fun events, try out the latest assistive technologies, learn new skills and get to know other people in your community who are blind or have sight loss? Well that's what CNIB's Community Hubs are all about.

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CNIB tech fair - London

Come tech out with CNIB in London! Discover the latest and greatest accessible products for people with sight loss.

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Stories

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Travis's battle

At two years old, an E.coli infection almost took Travis's life and stole his sight.

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Phone it Forward

Donate a smartphone. Change the life of someone who's blind.

Phone It Forward gives Canadians a unique opportunity to donate their old smartphones, receive a tax receipt, and empower people who are blind in the process.

Smartphones make a tremendous impact on the lives of people who are blind. Accessible smartphone apps make it possible to do all kinds of things that may have seemed challenging before.

Donate your smartphone today
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CNIB Response: Policy on Accessible Education for Students with Disabilities

Recently, the Ontario Human Rights Commission (OHRC) released its new Policy on accessible education for students with disabilities, along with recommendations on how to best meet legal obligations under Ontario’s Human Rights Code.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Child and Youth Program Assistant - Sudbury

We are looking for outgoing, creative and dedicated volunteers to assist with the planning and overseeing of fun and interactive events for children and youth with sight loss and their families.

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Childcare Assistant - Sudbury

We are looking for outgoing, creative and responsible volunteers to supervise children with sight loss and their siblings as they participate in fun and interactive social activities.

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