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Aloha! Vision Loss Resources Open House

On Thursday, June 16, 2016, Vision Loss Resources opened our doors to our community for a luau and open house. We saw new faces, like residents of our neighborhood; and we welcomed familiar faces, including participants, volunteers, and board members.   We’d like to share with you the brilliantly colorful, Hawaiian-themed party!

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Vision Loss Resources Luau Open House

Bring all your friends and family to this educational and fun event. Everyone is welcome!   Thursday, June 16, 2016 4pm – 8pm Vision Loss Resources 1936 Lyndale Avenue South, Minneapolis, 55403 Directions           Join us for an evening of… Fun music & entertainment Educational stations: try out a variety of […]

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Braille for beginners

In August 2015, we’re thrilled to present a beginning Braille class! Come to Vision Loss Resources in Minneapolis to begin learning Grade 1 Braille. You may attend class for extra guidance or begin the class and study at home. Resources will be drawn from Hadley School for the Blind correspondence class and previously designed coursework […]

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Summer garden

At Vision Loss Resources’ Saint Paul location, there is a garden with a variety of vegetables and flowers, and it is doing great this summer. The Gardening Group had high hopes when they planted zucchini in May. This week, the Knitting Group, with Lyn Johnson, harvested the zucchini and made a delicious treat. This week, […]

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We love to give back: a volunteering field trip

Recently, a group of volunteers from the community center at Vision Loss Resources visited Feed My Starving Children to pack and label food destined for hungry children around the world. We’re so proud of our clients for their passion for volunteer work, and we’re grateful to the volunteers who helped our clients do this work. […]

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Our favorite spring tradition: Woman’s Club Luncheon

The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis hosted a spring luncheon for clients of Vision Loss Resources on May 7.  The Woman’s Club of Minneapolis has been involved with present-day Vision Loss Resources from its founding as the Minneapolis Society for the Blind. On March 14, 1914, the Woman’s Club gave its first annual luncheon for visually […]

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There’s an App for That – Featured Apps for April

Every month during our “There’s an App for That” class, we feature various accessible apps. This month we looked at non 3rd party apps or Apple developed / provided. – These apps are already on your device so they are included in your original price and cannot be deleted. (Siri is not an app – […]

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There’s an App for That – Featured Apps

Every month during our “There’s an App for That” class, we feature various accessible apps. During our March class, we featured the accessible Apps from 5 categories: Money Reader, Object identifier, Reading, Color Identifier and BarCode Scanner. Below is a list of the categories and the app that we featured for that category. App Category: […]

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New Mobile Device Courses

Listen New Mobile Device Courses! We are excited to be offering the following courses starting in February: Mobile Devices – Which One? : iPad, Android, iPhone, Oh My! There is a large variety of “accessible” mobile devices available to people who are blind or have low vision. Are you considering getting a mobile device, but […]

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