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Yvonne, Diane, and Jessie stand in front of VLR table.

State Fair fun!

VISION LOSS RESOURCES at the MINNESOTA STATE FAIR Vision Loss Resources had a booth in the 4-H Building’s Wiser Living area, where we met and made connections with hundreds of visitors. We also had a special ambassador, scarecrow Fernando, representing Vision Loss Resources in the Agriculture & Horticulture Building! FUN AT THE FAIR When we […]

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“I’m Not Blind–I Just Can’t See” Podcast featuring Kate Grathwol

This CCVIP Podcast (Baruch College, Computer Center for Visually Impaired People) featured Kate Grathwol, President/CEO of Vision Loss Resources.  Along with two other professionals,  Anna Dureas of the New York State Commission for the Blind and Dr. Bruce Rosenthal of Lighthouse Guild Low Vision Service, Kate spoke about the “emotional and physical challenges of losing […]

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Tech Tip

Today’s tech tip comes to you from Renee, our iPad guru. For those of you interested in technology resources for your iPhone/iPad, check out the app, iBlink Radio for podcasts, seminars and valuable information or the website AppleVis, http://applevis.com/ for the latest and greatest about Apple’s iDevices and what works (and doesn’t work) for people who […]

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Two Major Ways of Coping with Vision Loss

Inner Strength  When we look at inner strength, we look at everything we bring to the table — all of our prior experiences, who we are as a person, what we have done, and what we have gone through.  I often ask people to make a list of the losses in their life and people […]

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Welcome to your new community

By Kate Grathwol, president and CEO, Vision Loss Resources Recently, we had a Friends and Family Day here at Vision Loss Resources, and a 90-year-old mother and her 70-year-old daughter were among those who attended.   Everyone who had vision was blindfolded and we taught them how to pour water without spilling, safely insert an electrical plug […]

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