Programs in your community
CNIB Low Vision Clinics and CNIB Lions Low Vision Clinics
CNIB low vision clinics are held in communities across the province. These clinics offer the opportunity for anyone affected by vision loss to receive information about CNIB, vision loss and to try out various consumer products. CNIB specialists from our Low Vision Services, Independent Living Skills, and Orientation and Mobility programs are on hand to answer your questions. For the more information about a CNIB Low Vision Clinic in your community, check out the full listings of clinics taking place in Ontario.
CNIB Toronto Region - A United Way Member Agency
Workplace Essential Skills Partnership (WESP)
The WESP is an employment program designed to provide job seekers with disabilities in the Greater Toronto Area the opportunity to enhance their employability in preparation for a variety of labour market sector.
In Toronto, CNIB offers many options to help you learn computer skills for the first time, or to improve skills that you already have.
English as a Second Language: In Toronto, CNIB offers two ESL classes for people with vision loss between September and June of each year. These programs are designed to offer people with vision loss an opportunity to acquire English skills in a supportive learning environment with vision aids and assistive technology appropriate to their eye conditions.
March Break Camp
CNIB will be offering March Break camp for children and youth between the ages of 6-12 and 13-18. CNIB's March Break camp program is designed to accommodate children with vision loss. Children and youth with vision loss will meet new friends and learn new skills all while having fun during this winter break. The March Break camp provides a fun, safe and accessible environment for children and youth with vision loss. March Break camp runs from March 12-16, 2012. For more information about March Break camp call 416-486-2500, ext. 8354.
College and University Preparation Program (CUPP)
Are you a student who is blind or partially sighted and planning to attend college or university?
- Wondering how you will meet the challenges?
- Want to increase your chances of success?
- Interested in meeting other students with vision loss?
CNIB’s College and University Preparation Program is here to help you!
CUPP is an intensive five-day program designed to provide students who are blind or partially sighted with the confidence, skills and knowledge needed for a successful transition to college or university:
- Academic skills (writing essays, notes, tests and exams)
- Self management skills (effective communication, stress management, money management
- Technological aids
Lectures are combined with tutorials and field trips. All classes are taught by accredited professionals.
Date: Monday July 23 - Friday July 27, 2012
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: CNIB, 1929 Bayview Ave, Toronto ON
If you would like to enroll, or for further information please contact Natasha Woodcock at 416-486 -2500 ext. 8251.
Deadline to enroll is Monday, July 2, 2012. Space is limited.