CNIB specialists in Comox

Wednesday, May 13, Berwick Comox Valley

CNIB specialists in Comox

On Wednesday, May 13, specialists from the Canadian National Institute for the Blind will provide information and advice free of charge on assistive technology, independent travel techniques, independent living skills, low vision services, veteran services and much more.

In addition, visual aids from the CNIB store, including large print calendars, talking watches, large button phones, magnifiers and an assortment of assistive technology devices will be available for purchase (cash, VISA and MasterCard).

“This is a great opportunity for seniors with visual difficulties and others to interact and learn how to adapt to your specific visual issues,” said PaulHorgen, a blind Valley resident and vice-chair of the Vancouver Island CNIB board.

The event takes place in the meeting room at Berwick Comox Valley, 1700 Comox Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Come out to learn more about what the CNIB can offer, and learn about the CNIB facility in Victoria.

 

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