Living with Hope

May 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Downtown Library, Auditorium

Instructors: Various

Have you seen a blind person and wondered how they live in today’s world? This course will cover the tools used and the local resources available to the blind. Christa Brewer, who has been blind since birth, will show you tools such as a Braille machine, a talking watch, a talking calculator, a voice command phone and a money identifier. Glenn Tommie will demonstrate a talking program for your computer. You will meet a guide dog and her human, and learn how a white cane is so important to the visually impaired. Various presenters, including Caitlin Simpson, Nancy Pendegraph, Bobby Lipscomb, and Jennifer Lewis, will discuss programs and training facilities available in our community.