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Upcoming Events of Note

Tune in tomorrow, January 8, 2022, at 12:45 pm to the monthly meeting of the Delaware Valley Council of Citizens with Low Vision to learn about NFB-NEWSLINE®. Guest speaker Jesse Shirek, operations specialist with NFB-NEWSLINE®, will speak about “this rich resource of accessible audio, Braille and electronic information.” He will cover how to access it through a phone, the internet, an app, and other means. For more information about the meeting, including the Zoom link, visit the website of The Delaware Valley Council of Citizens With Low Vision on Such A Site. NFB-NEWSLINE®, a program of the National Federation of the Blind (NFB), is an audio news service, offered free of charge, for people who are blind, have low vision, those who are deafblind, or others with print disabilities.

On February 25, 2022, A Breast Cancer Webinar for Women Who Are Blind will be held by Accessible Pharmacy Services for the Blind. Presenters will discuss accessible information about breast cancer as well as for detection and prevention. Among the topics to be covered are how to do self-exams, accessible resources from the American Cancer Society, medications, and the impact of chemotherapy. To find out more about the presenters and program, or to register for free, check out the listing: Breast Cancer Webinar for Women Who Are Blind.