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Saturday, August 24, 2019

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Spiritual Expressions of Vision Loss

This meeting explores how a decrease in vision can be experienced with spiritual challenge and personal growth. The discussion will not be directed toward a particular perspective or set of beliefs; rather, the focus will be on the range of possibilities for a spiritual response to the meaning of a life with limited vision.  Michael Dante, ...

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Cooking Sense: Outdoor Grilling

Cooking Sense is a quarterly class that explores and demonstrates a variety of adaptive techniques and tools for individuals with vision loss which allow you to cook using your senses. Explore charcoal grilling techniques and tools while enjoying delicious, grilled food outdoors - while listening to the Brewers game on the radio! All supplies and ...

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Drum Circle

Learn about basic drumming techniques with Vision Forward’s music therapist, Emily Zajork, MT-BC. Engaging in different music experiences provides benefits for individuals with visual impairments, like developing spatial awareness, orientation, mobility and environmental exploration skills. Participants will receive hands-on training and instruments are provided. No prior music experience is necessary. Cost: $5 each session  

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Accessible Health Apps

Learn how accessible health apps for your iPhone and Android phone can be used to track steps, calorie intake, water intake, and so much more.  Fitness bands such as Fitbits and the Apple Watch will also be demonstrated and discussed. Cost: Free

Friday, September 20, 2019

11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Successful Interviewing and Resume Writing

Join human resource professionals, HRSherpaz, for a two-part training (Thursdays, September 19 and 26; 11:00 am-12:30 pm) to help individuals with visual impairments navigate the hiring process. This training is designed to increase knowledge about how to successfully research a potential employer, build a strong resume and implement interviewing techniques. The first session will focus ...

Saturday, September 28, 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Doors Open Milwaukee

We are thrilled to be a part of the 9th annual Doors Open Milwaukee 2019 event! Vision Forward is celebrating it's 100th year!  Stop in and visit us to explore the transformation of our building and organization throughout our extensive history. Experience how technology has evolved and made everyday tasks more accessible, learn about specialized services for ...

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