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September 2019

Creating Tailgate Party Food

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

Join vision rehabilitation teacher Carla for this workshop that will introduce you to adaptive tools and techniques for being more safe and effective in the kitchen. You will also have the chance to put these skills to use by making some party appetizers. We will also discuss strategies for prepping and serving appetizers when you are hosting a social gathering.

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Bon Appetit

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join vision rehabilitation teacher Carla Ferreira for this hands on workshop that will focus on tips and techniques for making dining at home and in public less stressful for people living with vision loss. Among the skills to be demonstrated are identifying what’s on your plate, cutting food, adding condiments, telling the difference between salt and pepper, pouring liquids, and navigating the dinner table without the fear of knocking things over or spilling things.

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Assistive Technology Open House

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Come and meet our new Director of Assistive Technology, Gloria Stuart. Learn more about our new assistive technology program, and get your questions about technology answered at this free event which is open to everyone!

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October 2019

From Hamper to Hanger

October 7 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Carla for this fun, hands on workshop that will provide you with simple adaptations to make sorting, finding, and laundering clothing much easier. You will learn some techniques for marking your clothes to make them easier to identify, systems for organizing closets and drawers, tips for treating stains, and how to use the washing machine and dryer when you may not be able to see the controls.

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Jack-O-Lantern Workshop

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Just in time for Halloween, join us for what promises to be a fun workshop where you will have the chance to carve a pumpkin in order to create your own unique jack-o-lantern. Pumpkins, carving tools, and other adaptive aids will be provided at no cost. Participants will be able to take their creations home at the end!

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Creating Tailgate Party Food

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 28, 2019 at 10:00 am

Join vision rehabilitation teacher Carla for this workshop that will introduce you to adaptive tools and techniques for being more safe and effective in the kitchen. You will also have the chance to put these skills to use by making some party appetizers. We will also discuss strategies for prepping and serving appetizers when you are hosting a social gathering.

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November 2019

Identity Theft Workshop

November 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Increasingly all of us are at a greater risk for having our identity stolen and credit ruined. Join us for this workshop led by a Rhode Island State Police detective who will explain in detail what identity theft is, how people may try to access your personal information, steps you can take now to protect yourself, and what to do should you suspect that your personal information may have been compromised. There will also be time for you to ask…

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