World War I veterans who returned from overseas with eye injuries established the Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB) a century ago. Last week, the organization celebrated its 100th anniversary of "seeing beyond vision." As you can probably imagine, there were not many resources for people living with vision loss in the early 20th Century; thanks to advocacy groups like CNIB, countless visually impaired people can lead fulfilling lives.
"It marks 100 years that our tremendous staff and volunteers have been helping the blind and partially sighted Canadians lead full and independent lives," CNIB Winnipeg board chair Ken Curtis said.
If you are living with vision loss, SDCB has several programs designed to help improve your life quality.
“Institute for blind Canadians celebrates 100 years of 'seeing beyond vision loss'”
Canadian National Institute for the Blind Turns 100
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