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CSS Visually Impaired Support Group


Meeting for those who are visually impaired.

This group meets every other Monday at 11am

Guest Speaker:

Christine Vasquez

Senior Voc Rehab Counselor

OCFS/NYSCB


 Christine Vasquez, a Senior Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor for the New York
State Commission for the Blind has worked there for over 21 years.
She supervises a Children’s Consultant, Transition Counselor, Vocational
Counselor, and an Independent Living Counselor. These are some of the
programs offered through the Commission for the Blind.
Christine has worked to develop the skills and the resources to assist legally blind
New Yorkers function as independently as possible.
Some services offered through the Commission for the Blind include low vision,
vision rehabilitation training. orientation and mobility, and social casework.

Today’s discussion includes:
Information regarding who is eligible for Commission for the Blind services
Developing a network of friends and neighbors as a support system
Getting involved in local community groups
Preparing for emergencies
Being an advocate


You may want to check out this write up on 
zoom tips for the visually impaired.
Zoom Tips for Visually Impaired


If you are interested in adding your name to our mailing list and 
receiving the minutes or updates of our meetings, click here (members of GNPS only):
Activities Overview Page
and add your name to the Visually Impaired Support Group in the
Support Group Category.
(or email or call GNPS and ask us to add your name)


The zoom information is the same for each meeting of the CSS group.
Please either register for each meeting or save the Zoom information to use each time.
If you need help with registering please email or call us and be sure to leave your full name and the date and group you want to be registered for.
When:
Monday, April 05, 2021, 11:00 AM until 12:00 PM
Additional Info:
Contact(s):
Dana L Simon
Category:
Support Group
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
This is a zoom meeting. If you need help with zoom, please let us know prior to the meeting
Cancellation Policy:
Please respect your host, as well as the other GNPS members who have registered and on the wait list, by giving sufficient advance notice if your plans change and you cannot attend.
Thank you.
Capacity:
20
Available Slots:
16
No Fee
No Fee
No Fee
If you are having any difficulty using this site please call us at 917-947-9121
 
 
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