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

Monthly Online Parent Group

Next Online Parent Group topic is Advocacy! What is advocacy you ask?  It’s just a fancy word for asking for what you need.  Being a parent of a child with a visual impairment means you will need to ask for some accommodations from time to time, and figuring out how to do that takes some… Read more Monthly Online Parent Group

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Community Discovery to an audio-described theatre production of Peter Pan

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our December Community Discovery outing to Bad Hats Theatre’s Peter Pan play with audio-description! What: Come join us for an afternoon to Neverland with pirates, lost boys, a ticking crocodile and a child who never wants to grow up. With live folk music, this imaginative adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s… Read more Community Discovery to an audio-described theatre production of Peter Pan

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Creating Confidence Youth Workshop on Being Active

Youth aged 13 – 19 from across BC, are invited to this month’s Creating Confidence Youth Workshop where we will be talking about Being Active!  Join us at 7:00 PM on November 1st to talk about: Why it is important to be active The wide range of sports & activities we can do What to… Read more Creating Confidence Youth Workshop on Being Active

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Community Discovery to ArtStarts

Blind Beginnings is pleased to announce our Community Discovery outing to ArtStarts for a hands-on “Create Your Own Planet” workshop. What: Do you like art and crafts? Are you curious about the mysteries of the solar system? Join us for a make-your-own planet activity involving yarn and ribbon in a galaxy themed Maker Space. We… Read more Community Discovery to ArtStarts

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“Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

Last chance to register for the “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group. There are still a few places left! 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… Read more “Seeing Things Differently” Parent Support Group

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