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October Events

Hello Vision Loss Resources Community! Here is whatโ€™s happening at VLR in October:   Virtual Support Group, Zoom Tuesday, October 3rd at 12:00 pm   Virtual Mobile Technology, Zoom Tuesday, October 10th at 12:00 pm   Book Club Call 612-843-2594 ID 79521565# Saving Amelie by Cathy Gohlke DB88436…

Celebrating James: An Inspirational Journey! ๐ŸŒŸ

James, a remarkable individual and gifted instructor in our VLR family, has achieved remarkable milestones. While VLR played a crucial role in his journey, it’s his unwavering determination and talent that have brought him to the stage. Now, he graces the stage in ‘Anon(ymous)‘ as “Ali,” a blind father…

Ensuring Inclusivity, One Click at a Time!

At Vision Loss Resources, we’re committed to making a positive impact on the lives of visually impaired students. That’s why we believe in the power of accessibility, and today, we’re celebrating our journey towards a more inclusive online space. Recently, we put our website to the test using accessabilitytest.org, and…

Using the new LEGO Braille Bricks

With the expert guidance of our talented instructor, Lauren, our students in the Techniques for Daily Living class added a new dimension to their math lessons using their brand-new Lego Braille Bricks! Learn More…

2024 Ski for Light International Event

๐ŸŽฟ Shining a Spotlight on the 2024 Ski for Light International Event! ๐ŸŽฟ We’re excited to join hands with Ski for Light, Inc. as they bring forth an extraordinary event that celebrates inclusivity and adventure. Introducing the week-long cross-country skiing experience tailored for individuals who are blind, visually impaired, or…

Moms’ Retreat

The Moms’ Retreat is POSTPONED. To help reschedule this event fill out the form in the link below: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeqBYQPryne2SuAWfDwVOtLLEMrJqtEuLxLU6WugLhbFw8cvw/viewform     If you’re a mom of a child with deafblindness, aged from birth up to 22 (still on IEP), we’ve got an unforgettable weekend just for…

September Events

Hello Vision Loss Resources Community! Here is what’s happening at VLR in September:   Virtual Support Group, Zoom Tuesday, September 5thย at 1:00 pm   Virtual Mobile Technology, Zoom Tuesday, September 12th at 12:00 pm   Book Club Call 612-843-2594 ID 79521565# The Doctors Blackwell by Janice Nimura DB104506…

Empowering Lives: Insights from Vision Loss Resources Students

At Vision Loss Resources (VLR), our mission is to empower individuals with vision loss to lead fulfilling and independent lives. In this blog post, we’ll share the perspectives of three of our students โ€“ Norm, Bruce, and Bill โ€“ as they discuss their journeys and the role VLR has played…

Announcing New CEO & President: Matt Kramer

After an extensive and far-reaching search it is with great pleasure that we welcome new CEO and President, Matt Kramer. Matt is coming to Vision Loss Resources from the University of Minnesota where he has been serving as the Vice President of University Relations for six years. Prior to his…