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Family Support Group

For family members of individuals who are visually impaired

The Lighthouse of Broward is forming a family support group. The purpose of the group is for family members to have a safe place to gain support, share feelings and obtain information regarding their family member’s vision loss.

The first group is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, June 13th 2018.  There will be two times offered for that day only which will be 11:00 AM or 6:00 PM.  Subsequent groups will be offered either at 11:00 AM or 6:00 PM depending on attendance.

The group is open to families of past and current Lighthouse of Broward clients.

Must RSVP to attend

No children, please

*Children who attend with their families must be at least fourteen years of age. 

Meeting Time

2nd Wednesday of every month 11am-12pm or 6pm to 7pm

 

Topics to be covered

Understanding vision loss

Role changes

Stress in the family

Communication

Coping with feelings associated with vision loss; such as guilt 

Organizing the home and safety

 

 Lighthouse of Broward

650 North Andrews Ave

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319

Phone (954) 463-4217

        EXT 128 - Alyssa Davis CRC RMHCI

        EXT 131 - Elaine Schiffman LMHC

RSVP to Alyssa or Elaine by Monday, June 11th, 2018 by calling or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.