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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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NFB Bell Program

The NFB Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning (BELL) program provides children, ages four through twelve, with two weeks of concentrated Braille instruction through fun, hands-on learning. This program is for all blind children who could benefit from Braille enrichment over the summer. This includes low vision children, children who…

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Maryland Youth Leadership Forum

Independence Now Hosts Maryland Youth Leadership Forum June 25 – 27, 2015 Towson University Open to high school students with ANY type of disability in their last two years of high school or graduating in the Spring of 2015. Approximately 30 high school students with disabilities will be selected. Delegate…

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Camp Lighthouse 2015

Camp Lighthouse 2015 will be held Monday June, 22 – Friday, June 26 at the YMCA of Silver Spring. This day camp is free to children who are blind or visually impaired between the ages of 6 and 12. Space is limited so contact Jennifer Miller Themistokleous at jmiller@clb.org.…

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MWE Nationals Fundraiser

Nationals vs. Cubs logos

Support the Metropolitan Washington Ear by purchasing tickets to the Washington Nationals – Chicago Cubs game at 4:00 p.m. on Sunday June 7th. Seats are located undercover in the right field Section 140 and are $33 each. Reservations will be accepted until May 1st. To have your purchase benefit MWE,…

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DeafBlind Camp of Maryland 2015

The DeafBlind Camp of Maryland was established in 1998 by Deaf Interfaith to provide a safe, fun, barrier-free week for persons who have a significant hearing and vision loss. The camp has grown from six campers the first year to over forty campers currently. Campers have varying degrees of hearing…

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3rd Annual Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic

Shot in the Dark Golf & Dinner Classic Friday, May 1, 2015 6:00 – 10:00 pm Lakewood Country Club 13901 Glen Mill Road Rockville, MD 20850 This special evening will begin with a golf clinic for novice golfers who are blind or visually impaired. The clinic will be led by…

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ReelAbilities Film Festival: “Touch of Light” Screening

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 7:00 pm Cinema Arts Theatre 9650 Main Street Fairfax, VA, 22031 Enjoy this film as part of the ReelAbilities Film Festival DC, the largest festival in the country dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities.…

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Audio Described Performance of Man of La Mancha

Photo from performance of "Man of La Mancha"

Join the Metropolitan Washington Ear (MWE) in attending the audio described performance of “Man of La Mancha” at the Shakespeare Theatre. The performance is on Saturday, April 25th at 2:00 pm. Ticket prices are either $30 or $45 each. To have your purchase benefit MWE, please send your check to…

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Spanish Support Group – April 2015

A support group conducted entirely in Spanish for anyone who is visually impaired or blind. Oftentimes vision loss isolates a person and this issue is exacerbated by the potential of a language barrier. Having a group to talk to about issues you are having with vision loss or just to…

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