Community Activities

This section includes listings of community events and gatherings such as workshops, peer support and leisure groups, clinics and service outreach days. Visit the Events section to find out more about fundraising events such as raffles, luncheons and golf tournaments taking place in your community.

Insight 2011 - Saskatchewan Conference About & For Students with Vision Loss

March 24 - Meeting the Vision Needs of Students with Multiple Disabilities with Dr. Christine Roman-Lantzy

Dr. Roman-Lantzy is a leader in best practice assessment and intervention approaches in area of Cortical Visual Impairment (CVI). This workshop is for parents and those who work with students with multiple disabilities where vision loss may be indicated.

March 25:  Meeting the Needs of Students with Vision Loss: Beyond the Basics with Janice Northcott

Janice has a wealth of experience in delivering all aspect of the Expanded Core Curriculum (ECC) with the Calgary Board of Education.  Her session will enable school teams including parents and other professionals to better understand the impact of vision loss on learning and ways to provide instruction in ECC in school and home.

Registration deadline: March 14, 2011!

For more information, contact Diane Edwards (, Lori Wood ( or Judy Thiesson (

For further information on any of these activities, contact the CNIB office in your community.​