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White Cane Magazine Summer 2024

White Cane Magazine Cover Summer 2024 [Cover image: A composite collage of close-cropped photos that include: a group of women who are blind sewing and knitting; a young woman operating a Kurzweil Reading Machine; an early talking book machine; a 1980’s era MacIntosh computer; A large social gathering at a formal dinner, marking the earliest days of the CCB in 1948; A scanned cover of the first issue of CCB Outlook from January, 1948]

Welcome to CCB’s Summer 2024 issue of White Cane Magazine and Vision Health Month.
Check out this issue to:

  • Hear an update from the Canadian Council of the Blind’s National President, celebrating its 80th anniversary and highlighting its growth, key members, and ongoing advocacy for the visually impaired.
  • Join Vision Health Month to support accessible technology for the blind, ensuring everyone can benefit from modern advancements.
  • Discover over 50 years of groundbreaking innovations in eye disease treatment, from the first intraocular lens in 1947 to cutting-edge gene therapy today.
  • Discover a cost-efficient retinal disease therapy that doesn’t compromise on quality, offering effective treatment for conditions like age-related macular degeneration.
  • Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada’s Client Care Navigators provide essential support and guidance, helping Canadians with vision loss access timely rehabilitation services and achieve their goals.
  • 80 Years of Vision, reflecting on the Canadian Council of the Blind’s Legacy.
  • AMI’s summer lineup features new and returning shows highlighting diverse stories from the disability community.
  • Discover how Specsavers’ support and inclusivity helped Khalil Musani overcome vision barriers and achieve his dream career in the optical industry.
  • Over the past 80 years, technological innovations have transformed accessibility, independence, and connectivity for people living with vision loss.
  • CNIB’s 2023-2028 strategic plan, The Way Forward, aims to create an inclusive Canada by changing social attitudes, enhancing transit accessibility, and supporting blind and low vision children.
  • And lots more!

It’s a Great Issue Accessible in Word and PDF Formats.

Enjoy the Read!

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