Metrolina Association for the Blind (MAB) Support Groups. MAB sponsors services and groups for their clients covering adjustment to vision loss with attention to a wide variety of issues. Please contact them to learn of the their current schedule. When you call, ask to speak with the supervisor Dolly Baxter; if she is not immediately available, ask to speak with one of the case managers. These are nice people; theyll bend over backwards to help you any way they can. Call MAB for more details at 704-372-3870 Mon-Fri 8:30a-5:00p. http://www.mabnc.org
Visually Impaired Group (VIP). A very supportive and welcoming group of friends all of whom have some sort of visual impairment. They gather at the Tyvola Road Senior Center on the third Thursday of each month from 1pm-3pm; they also have lots of contact for whatever reason between meetings. Be sure to call to confirm meeting day and time and to ask any questions you may have. Call 704-563-4168 or a group leader for more information at 704-563-4168 ext 204 Mon-Fri 8am-5pm.