You are invited to join the inaugural meeting of an educational and support group dealing with vision loss and blindness. This group will meet monthly.
When: First meeting is Wednesday, September 17, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Veterans Memorial Senior Center, 1455 Madison Ave, Redwood City
Who should attend: Anyone concerned about their own potential vision loss or anyone who has already encountered vision loss or blindness. Should you know someone with these concerns please bring them with you. This will be an educational and fellowship support group led by individuals who are knowledgeable about the topic and have dealt personally with vision loss.
Topics for discussion: Will include but not be limited to the following:
- Biological and medical aspects of vision loss
- Adjusting to vision loss
- Tools for independent living
- What’s in an attitude – learning to think differently about vision loss
- Independent travel
- Community resources
- History of rehabilitation & medical practices related to vision loss
Co-Leaders of the Group
Lynda Johnson: MA, Marriage, Family Therapist Intern
Lynda has a general private counseling practice specializing in vision loss
Ed Vaughan, PhD
Ed has published three books and many articles about the social aspects of blindness