[nfbmi-talk] POBC Organizing In Michigan
f.wurtzel at att.net
Mon Feb 22 17:21:09 UTC 2016
Attention Michigan Parents!
The National Organization of Parents of Blind Children (NOPBC) in Michigan
reorganize and revitalize its state chapter and we need your assistance to
provide leadership, or just be available to share experiences and hope with
The NOPBC is a division of the National Federation of the Blind, a
that breaks down barriers while creating opportunities and maintaining high
for blind people. We would like to see NOPBC-MI become active in our
becoming more visible to encourage training in nonvisual skills for all
creating face-to-face interaction between the sighted and the blind, and
organization through teaching and learning...and fun events, too!
Are you looking for information on programs that could help your child
training or braille reading? Would you like to surround your blind child
who are successfully living their lives on their own terms? Do you have a
or low-vision child and you want to know if he/she should be learning
NOPBC can provide answers to your questions, guidance on finding helpful
your state, and encouragement from other parents.
My name is Haley Dare and I am the coordinator and contact person for
and the parent of a low-vision child. My son, Aron, is 10 years old and has
strabismus, and visual processing disorder. He currently reads in large
to read in braille...it's THAT important! He also carries a long, white cane
important!) that he utilizes most when it is too bright or too dark for his
would like to encourage you, help you find resources, and get involved with
am available to chat with you by telephone at 269-372-2594 or you can
by email at
haley.dare at yahoo.com
. If you cannot connect with me by phone, please leave me a
message...I will get back with you!
If you want your blind child to meet competent blind adults and other
who may become special friends, NOPBC will help them feel that they are not
they, too, can be okay with being blind and can gain confidence to know that
can still do
anything they want to. Help us create a more positive understanding of and
expectations for blind kids and their families by joining NOPBC-MI today!
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