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Space Camp for Visually Impaired Students

Space Camp for Interested Visually Impaired Students logo

Each September, the US Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama offers a week long program specifically designed for children who are blind or visually impaired, so that they, like their sighted peers, can have the opportunity to learn about and experience through simulation, the world of space and aviation…

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Family Learning Weekend

You are invited to a special family learning weekend. A weekend of presentations and activities focusing on helping families who have children with severe/multiple disabilities including DeafBlindness and deaf with additional disabilities. September 11-13, 2015 Register Here!! Sheraton Columbia Town Center Hotel 10207 Wincopin Circle Columbia, MD 21044 This is…

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NFB’s 3rd Annual Bowling for Blind Awareness Event

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Parkland Bowling Alley 5700 Silver Hill Road District Heights, MD 20747 CASH at Door: Ages 13 & up – $20 Children 12 & under – $10 Blind Veterans – $10 (includes 3 games, shoes, hot dog, wings, and unlimited soft drinks)…

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What a Difference a Year Makes

by Danyel Goldsmith Last year when I wrote my first article for this newsletter, I named it “Amazing”, because many people said I was. In it, I spoke about some of the stages of acceptance and coming to terms with becoming totally blind after living an exciting and full life…

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CLB’s Transition Program

From August 3rd – 8th, a group of teens with vision loss participated in CLB’s Transition Program. This program’s purpose is to inspire as well as challenge these students to demonstrate what it would be like to work in an office or perhaps give insight as to what to expect…

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The DeafBlind Retreat

The Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind is hosting The DeafBlind Retreat in Seattle Sunday, August 23 – Saturday, August 29, 2015 There are 3 choices, the full week, 1st half, or 2nd half. The deadline to apply is March 13, 2015, all 2015 DeafBlind Retreat Applications must be emailed to DBRetreat@Seattlelh.org…

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August Picture This Tour – Shall We Dance?

Image of Paul Gauguin's painting "Breton Girls Dancing" from 1888

Picture This! Tours for People with Low Vision or Blindness at the National Gallery of Art Picture This tours incorporate vibrant verbal description with information about works of art. The theme for August is “Shall We Dance?” August tours will take place on Saturday, August 22nd and Wednesday August 26th.…

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Goalball Clinic – Trinity University

Goalball is a team sport designed specifically for the blind. This clinic will aim to introduce players to the skills and basic fundamentals of goalball, as well as the rules of the game. Participants will gain experience practicing the game and learn about opportunities to stay active and involved. Sunday,…

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CLB’s 115th Anniversary!

Celebrate Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind’s 115th Anniversary! Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has been serving the Washington, DC community since 1900! Help us celebrate 115 years serving those with vision loss. Lapel pins will be given to anyone joining the CLB 115 Club! Depending on your contribution, you will…

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