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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for June 2, 2021

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The June 2, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is part 11 in a series that is focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will discuss taking action to self advocate and some examples of advocacy. Don’t worry if you missed other parts, you can still join us. The morning […]

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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for May 26, 2021

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The May 26, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is part 10 in a series that is focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will discuss planning to advocate and ask “what are two resources only you as an individual can measure and control?” Don’t worry if you missed other […]

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Embracing My Vision Loss

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As I reflect on what it means for me to embrace my disability, many concepts come to mind: acceptance, awareness, advocacy, perseverance, self-growth, gratitude, humility, empowerment, and independence. Many people who go through vision loss experience stages of grief and loss. As I look back on 2007 when I was initially diagnosed with my degenerative […]

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COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable for May 19, 2021

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The May 19, 2021 COVID-19 Connection National Roundtable is part 9 in a series that is focused on helping participants become more confident in self-advocacy. In this part, we will discuss planning to advocate and ask “why is it important to define the specific issue you are advocating for?” Don’t worry if you missed other […]