Blind Beginnings

Our Mission

Blind Beginning’s mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted and their families through diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities to create fulfilling lives.

Our work is made possible by the generosity of our donors and sponsors. To make a  one-time donation, please click here. To make a monthly donation, click here.

 

NEWS & EVENTS

Community Discovery in the Okanagan to Planet Bee

Blind Beginnings families from the Okanagan region are invited to a Community Discovery outing to Planet Bee on October 5! What: A guided hands-on experience of Planet Bee, including: honey tasting, learning about the life of a honeybee during a 20-30 minute presentation from the staff. When: Saturday October 5th, 2019 Time: 12:45 p.m. Where:… Read more Community Discovery in the Okanagan to Planet Bee

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Monthly Online Parent Group

Our monthly Online Parent Group is back, but at a new time! Each month Blind Beginnings invites parents who are raising children who are blind or partially sighted to connect online or over the phone.  Our new meeting time will be the 2nd Thursday of each month from 1:00 – 2:30 PM. This is an… Read more Monthly Online Parent Group

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Community Discovery to Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our September Community Discovery outing to Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge!   What: We will start off with a guided hike of Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge. We will then explore the Lynn Canyon Ecological Centre, where we will have an opportunity to have a guided touch… Read more Community Discovery to Lynn Canyon Park and Suspension Bridge

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Creating Confidence Workshop

Blind Beginnings is excited to be launching a new Creating Confidence workshop series for youth 13-19 that will be accessible to youth across BC! Each month we will focus on a topic that will be of interest to youth who are blind or partially sighted.  Some topics already being planned are: making friends, how and… Read more Creating Confidence Workshop

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“Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

Parents of children and youth who are blind or partially sighted are invited to participate in our “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group. You have a child with a visual impairment which means life is now different. On top of typical parenting, you have the added challenge of learning about an unfamiliar diagnosis, trying to… Read more “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

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