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Support Groups

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SUPPORT & NETWORKING GROUPS

Spectrios Institute’s support group is here for everyone with vision loss.  Everyone is welcome and you do not need to be a Spectrios patient to attend.  This group is here for you, if there is a topic you would like to see covered, let us know and we can add it to the agenda.  (email Susanna at PerrettS@Spectrios.org)

The group is moderated by Leah Gerlach M.S., C.R.C. a counselor with extensive experience in the field of low vision rehabilitation.  Living with vision loss herself, she is able to share her personal insights and professional experience.  Her goal and passion is to help people with vision loss attain success.

She will host monthly call-in support groups on the first Friday of the month at 10:30 am ct and the third Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm ct.

Dial in Information:  Mr. Conference, 712-432-5610 Code 660

Leah Gerlach and her guide dog Boulder
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Agenda for Up-Coming Calls:

August 18
7:00 pm CT

Topic: Q&A and interactive chat.  It is a chance for you to connect with other low-vision people and get answers to any questions you might have.

September 10
10:30 am CT

Topic:  Logistics of Low Vision Driving

September 21
7:00 pm CT

Topic: Q&A and interactive chat.  It is a chance for you to connect with other low-vision people and get answers to any questions you might have.

October 1
10:30 am CT

Topic:  Low Vision Driving Rehab with Strive for Independence

October 20
7:00 pm CT

Topic: Q&A and interactive chat.  It is a chance for you to connect with other low-vision people and get answers to any questions you might have.

November 5
10:30 am CT

Topic:  Adjustment for Non-Drivers

November 17
7:00 pm CT

Topic: Q&A and interactive chat.  It is a chance for you to connect with other low-vision people and get answers to any questions you might have.

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Looking For More Support?

Download our regional support group list.  We do our best to maintain this list, but if you find that it is not up-to-date please let us know!  You can contact Susanna at 630-690-7115 x116.

Regional Support Group Listing