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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada helps Canadians with sight loss face challenges of COVID-19 head on

CNIB would like to thank Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. for their longstanding support of people with sight loss across the country.

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Events

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Printbraille Family Library Project

April 18, 2021

Does your family include a 5-10-year-old in the early stages of learning braille?  CNIB has a program to support your family on this braille literacy journey!  Find out why braille is important and learn the basics yourself, get quick tips and tricks from other parents, and explore easy, inexpensive and fun ways to support a love of braille in your family.

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Blogs

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Humans with CNIB Guide Dogs – Shelley & Rookie

"Having a guide dog in my life gives me freedom and independence that I never had with my cane. I have the confidence to go places I wouldn’t have visited before." – Shelley

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An example of the sighted guide technique. Two woman walk down a sidewalk together. A woman holds the guide's arm lightly above the elbow and allows the guide to walk one-half step ahead.

COVID-19 Resources

Visit our new COVID-19 Resources webpage to get the latest information on everything from new foundation programs to our physical distancing advocacy initiatives and interviews with program participants.

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Volunteer Opportunity with CNIB Vision Mate Program

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