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August 2019

disABILITY LINK Hearing Voices Network Support Group

Wed August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

disABILITY LINK, 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102
Tucker, Georgia
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The ‘Hearing Voices Network Support Group’ will meet weekly on Wednesdays from 6 PM until 7:30 PM.  The group will meet at disABILITY LINK offices at 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102 in Tucker. This group provides support for anyone with the experience of hearing voices and other unusual or extreme experiences.  All are welcome; the group encourages participation, not observation. For additional information go to hearingvoicesusa.org, or contact Travis Evans at tevans@disabilitylink.org. 

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disABILITY LINK’s LGBTQIAP+ + Disability Support Group

Wed August 21 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

disABILITY LINK, 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102
Tucker, Georgia
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The disABILITY LINK LGBTQIAP+ + disability group meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6 until 8 PM at 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102 in Tucker.  This group is designed for those at the intersection of LGBTQIAP+ and disability. It focuses on public policy discussion and advocacy, inclusive community in Queer spaces, and group social outings. Meetings will have food, guest speakers, discussion and community. For accommodations or questions contact Katie Johnson at eshaw@disabilitylink.org. 

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CVI – Open House

Thu August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

An event every year that begins at 1:00 pm on the third Thursday of November and December, repeating until December 31, 2025

Center for the Visually Impaired, 739 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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Are you or someone you know having difficulty reading the newspaper or small print?  Have you recently experienced a vision reduction that hinders your daily tasks?  Are you concerned about employment due to your vision?  Do you want to learn to be more independent in your home? Then attend CVI’s Open House.  For one hour prospective clients will learn about the Center’s services and programs, and get a tour of the facility. Open Houses are the 4th Thursday of the…

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disABILITY LINK’s Independent Living Skills for Young Adults

Thu August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

disABILITY LINK, 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102
Tucker, Georgia
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disABILITY LINK’s new Independent Living Skills for Young Adults Class will be on the fourth Thursday of each month nd from 1 PM until 2 PM.  Learn the essentials of living independently such as cooking and budgeting.  The group meets at disABILITY LINK’s offices which are at 1901 Montreal Road, suite 102 in Tucker.  For more information contact Emily Shaw at eshaw@disabilitylink.org.

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CVI – Living With Vision Loss

Thu August 22 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 pm on Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Center for the Visually Impaired, 739 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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Join CVI for the "Living with Vision Loss" Support Group. This group is open to anyone who is visually-impaired, as well as their friends and family. The group focuses on life as a person who is newly blind or visually-impaired. Members discuss coping strategies and tips and provide encouragement and support to one another. The group meets weekly on Thursdays from 2:30 PM until 4:00 PM at CVI, 739 West Peachtree Street NW, Atlanta. Contact Nell Robinson at 404-602-4293 for more…

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GCB Athens Chapter

Sat August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

Multiple Choices, 145 Barrington Drive
Athens, GA 30605 United States
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The Athens Chapter of the Georgia Council of the Blind meets at 10:30 AM the 4th Saturday of the month at MULTIPLEChoices.  That is at 145 Barrington Drive in Athens. For more information contact chapter president Jerrie Toney at 706-461-1013 or jerriemt2@gmail.com.  Again, contact Jerrie at 706-461-1013 or jerriemt2@gmail.com.

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disABILITY LINK Support Group for Teens

Sat August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

disABILITY LINK, 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102
Tucker, Georgia
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Meet fellow teens, age 14 to 20 within the disability community! Join disability LINK’s monthly gatherings to make new friends, learn, engage, advocate, and have fun! Snacks and drinks are provided.  The meetings are the fourth Saturday of each month from noon-2 PM OR 2-4 PM.   For more information contact Miriam DeJesus at mdejesus@disabilitylink.org. 

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CVI Diabetes Support Group

Mon August 26 @ 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2020

Center for the Visually Impaired, 739 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308 United States
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The CVI Diabetes Support Group is open to anyone who is visually-impaired and also has diabetes. During the meeting attendees learn about proper diabetes management, health, nutrition, exercise and the latest industry information on diabetes. The group also attends local outings and has occasional speakers. The group meets weekly on Mondays from 10:15 AM to 12:15 PM at CVI, 739 West Peachtree Street NW in Atlanta.  Contact Lynn Miller at 404-602-4319 for more information.  

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disABILITY LINK Locating Employment Avenues with Peer Support

Tue August 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2020

disABILITY LINK, 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102
Tucker, Georgia
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disABILITY LINK hosts LEAPS (or Locating Employment Avenues with Peer Support) each week.  Come fine-tune the skills you will need to find gainful employment. Need advice on your resume? Want to practice interview skills? Have a job lead?  LEAPS meets Tuesdays from 10 AM until 11:30 AM at the disABILITY LINK offices which are at 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102 in Tucker.   For more information contact Katrina Parsons at kparsons@disabilitylink.org.   

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disABILITY LINK’s Support Group for Parents with Disabilities

Tue August 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2020

disABILITY LINK, 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102
Tucker, Georgia
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disABILITY Link’s ‘Parenting with a Disability’ Support Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from noon until 1PM.  The group meets at disABILITIY LINK's offices at 1901 Montreal Road, Suite 102 in Tucker. For more information about this group contact Garrick Scott at gscott@disabilitylink.org.  

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