ACB Presents The Daily Schedule: 9am ET, 6am PT, 3am HT
Join your Community Morning Crew for the question of the day; reading of the daily schedule; and sharing time with your Community friends.
Manic Monday: 11am ET, 8am PT, 5am HT
Join Judy as together we get ready for the week ahead. Bring your favorite morning beverage and connect.
Praying A Scriptural Rosary: 11am ET, 8am PT, 5am HT
Join Mary Haupt in praying a Scriptural Rosary. If you would like to follow along in a book, please order the following two books: A Scriptural Rosary by Daughters of St. Paul; and The Mysteries of the Holy Rosary Prayers by Our Lady of Compassion and Protection Ministries. The books can be ordered from the Xavier Society for the Blind by calling 800-637-9193 or emailing [email protected].
Entering The Workforce: 12pm ET, 9am PT, 6am HT
Discuss the numerous factors that are involved in finding employment as a person who is blind or visually impaired. From job searching to vocational training to the interview, we can share our wide range of experiences and perspectives. Disclaimer: This group is for peer support only and does not provide job coaching services.
JC’s Corner – Music Influences: 2pm ET, 11am PT, 8am HT
Join JC and your Community friends to share your favorite music influences.
Ask An AT Trainer: 3pm ET, 12pm PT, 9am HT
Join us every third Monday of each month for solutions to your assistive technology problems. Stop by and ask your questions. Our two assistive technology trainers will help.
Sponsored by Our Space Our Place, Inc.
The Jewish Hour: 3pm ET, 12pm PT, 9am HT
A non-judgmental, warm, and welcoming place for Jews of ACB or anyone interested in Judaism.
Easy Chair Yoga: 4pm ET, 1pm PT, 10am HT
All you need is a chair; some comfortable clothes; and no shoes to enjoy a relaxing and stress-free hour of yoga. Join Leslie Spoone, Certified Aerobic Instructor and Personal Trainer. Brought to you by the ACB Get Up and Get Moving Campaign
The Art of Memoir Writing: 4:30pm ET, 1:30pm PT, 10:30am HT
We will be using the book, Turning memories into memoirs: a handbook for writing life stories by Dennis Ledoux (DB61546). Please read the introduction through part D in the first chapter. We will do exercises together.
Taking Care of our Mental Health – Setting Boundaries: 5pm ET, 2pm PT, 11am HT
We often allow ourselves to be stressed out, angry, and sad, because we do not set boundaries for ourselves and with others. Learn how to set healthy boundaries and be a happier, healthier you.
The Friendship Circle: 6pm ET, 3pm PT, 12pm HT
Take your connection to the next level! Participate in smaller gatherings of three to six people in breakout rooms. We call them friendship circles and will do them as many times as we can in one hour. If time permits at the end, we will share with the larger group.
Note: Everyone must identify themselves to participate.
Cancer Support: 7:30pm ET, 4:30pm PT, 1:30pm HT
Whether in remission; recently diagnosed; or somewhere in between, you do not have to deal with cancer alone. Come care for and support each other through sharing.
Disclaimer: The purpose of this group is for peer support only. It is not a therapy group; will not be facilitated by a health care professional; and does not purport to provide mental health services.
Spanish 101: 7:30pm ET, 4:30pm PT, 1:30pm HT
Learn the alphabet; days of the week; months of the year; basic conversation; conjugation of verbs; and songs. The call will be conducted primarily in English with more Spanish being spoken as participants desire. All are welcome. Sponsored by MCAC Hispanic Affairs Subcommittee
Monday Night CCLVI Peer Support Group: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT
We will discuss navigating face-to-face discussion with visual impairment. Also, bring your needs and experiences adjusting to vision changes. All are welcome.
Disclaimer: The purpose of this group is for peer support only. It is not a therapy group; will not be facilitated by a health care professional; and does not purport to provide mental health services. Sponsored by Council of Citizens with Low Vision International
Book Chat: 9pm ET, 6pm PT, 3pm HT
Discuss Texas Sunrise by Fern Michaels (DB36335).
Trina's Lounge: 9pm ET, 6pm PT, 3pm HT
Come relax in Trina's lounge. A wide variety of topics will be discussed with no heavy stuff.