Adjustment to Vision Loss
The Adjustment to Vision Loss Program (AVL) provides information and support for people who are experiencing vision loss. This group session meets weekly over a period of seven to eight weeks to learn about CNIB services and share experiences with others in a similar situation. There is a positive focus of building on strengths and finding solutions to successfully strategize and cope with the challenges of vision loss. Programs are offered in face-to-face group sessions, via the telephone or online.
For Information regarding upcoming sessions, please contact Maryann Robinson at 902-453-1480, ext. 237 or email@example.com
Enhancing Accessibility for Pedestrians
CNIB invites you to take part in local committees focusing on safe and accessible travel for people with vision loss. Among our activities:
- Provide education and awareness about accessibility design.
- Assess intersections for accessible pedestrian signals and advocate for installation.
- Promote proper design and placement of curb ramps.
- Identify travel hazards and advocate for removal.
- Advocate for better snow removal.
There are currently three active committees in Nova Scotia.
- Halifax Regional Municipality - Visually Impaired Safe Travel Advocates (VISTA): Contact Patrick Harrington, Chair, at 453-0929.
- Truro – Community Advocacy and Awareness Team (CAAT): Contact Peter Parsons, Orientation and Mobility Specialist, CNIB, 453-1480, extension 261.
- Sydney - Enhancing Accessibility for Pedestrians (EAP): Contact Raymond Young, Chair, 439-2797.