Youth who are blind or partially sighted between the ages of 14 and 19 are invited to participate in our new Seeing Things Differently Youth Support Group You have a visual impairment, and that means that in many ways, your day to day experience differs from that of a sighted person. On top of the… Read more Youth Support Group: Revised times
Join Blind Beginnings for a day of fun in the sand on June 16th at the indoor sandpark in Richmond! Hello Parents, Our youngest members and their families are invited to a Community Discovery outing to Little Diggers on Friday June 16! Over the winter we have learned not to count on good weather, which… Read more A day of fun in the sand!
Seeing Things Differently Youth Support Group You have a visual impairment so, in many ways, your day-to -day experience differs from that of a sighted person. On top of the typical stresses of being a teenager, you have the added challenge of learning to do things differently in an often inaccessible world. In your daily… Read more Youth: come check out the Seeing Things Differently Youth Support Group
When: Saturday June 24, 2017 from 12:00 to 3:00 pm. Where: 7915 Elwell Street, Burnaby. Thanks very much to Marilyn & Ken Rushton for offering their home for this event. The event will begin with the Family BBQ/Potluck. Blind Beginnings will provide hamburgers and hot dogs but we ask all families to please bring a dish to share.… Read more Come join us for the Blind Beginnings Annual Family BBQ/Potluck and AGM!
Junior Explorers: Come learn to play blind tennis on May 27th Blind tennis has been popular in Japan since 1985 and is now making its way to Canada. Kiyo Breiting has 5 years’ experience teaching blind tennis to elementary school children and has volunteered to teach our Junior Explorers. When: Saturday, May 27, 2017 from… Read more Junior Explorers: Come learn blind tennis May 27
Blind Beginnings invites youth who are blind or partially sighted 15 – 19 years to participate in our “What Happens After Grad” Workshop Where: at the Blind Beginnings office: 227 Sixth Street in New Westminster When: Saturday, June 10th and Saturday, June 17th Time: 9:30am – 3:30pm Topics will include: Career Exploration – Limitless employment… Read more What happens after grad | June 10 & 17
Part-time Bookkeeper with Blind Beginnings Society Blind Beginnings is a charitable organization whose mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted, and their families, providing diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities for them to create fulfilling lives. We envision a world where seeing things differently inspires… Read more Job Posting: Part-time Bookkeeper
Full-time Program Coordinator with Blind Beginnings Blind Beginnings is a charitable organization whose mission is to inspire children and youth who are blind or partially sighted, and their families, providing diverse programs, experiences, counselling and peer support, and opportunities for them to create fulfilling lives. We envision a world where seeing things differently inspires… Read more Job Posting: Full-time Program Coordinator
A Call for Nominees to the Board of Directors: Are you passionate about children who are blind or partially sighted reaching their full potential? Are you forward thinking, reliable, organized, and have great ideas? Do you have some skills in fund development, marketing, media relations, human resources, communications and social media, government relations,… Read more Invitation to Join our Board
Parents of children who are blind, partially sighted, or deafblind are invited to attend our upcoming workshop on: Summer programming for children, youth, and their families! Wednesday, May 17th 2017 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM 227 6th Street in New Westminster Find out all about: Camp Hornby, BB Family Adventure Camp, Preschool Community… Read more Come and learn about 2017 Summer programs on May 17