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Coping with Vision Loss? National Federation of the Blind—
Linking Individuals to a Network of Knowledge

Are you a diabetic experiencing noticeable vision loss? Are you having trouble reading print, getting around independently or administering your own medications? Would you benefit from connecting with others who can offer you information on managing diabetes and on adjusting to low vision? If so, then you need to learn about NFB-LINK!

NFB-LINK is the National Federation of the Blind’s one-of-a-kind, online mentoring resource. Through this program, individuals seeking information about visual impairments will be matched with experienced blind mentors leading successful and independent lives. With just a quick visit to www.nfblink.org, you can sign up and get a mentor who is ready to answer all of your blindness-related questions such as “how can I check my own blood sugar?” or “how can I read my mail?” NFB-LINK offers you the support and guidance you need to live an active and independent life while coping with low vision.

Blindness need not be a barrier to living a fulfilling life. Learn how to enjoy your hobbies, pursue educational endeavors, explore employment options and feel comfortable with your low vision. Join NFB-LINK and locate your link to success! For additional information about this program, contact Rosy Carranza via e-mail at rcarranza@nfb.org, or by calling 410-659-9314, ext. 2283.