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Community Resources

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Financial Resources
Finding a Place to Live
Government Websites
Information Resources
Job Search Tips and Resources
Mental Health and Street Outreach Resources
Medical Resources
Resources for Newcomers
Sexual Assault Resources


Recreational Resources

Recreational Resource menu
Leisure Activities
Physical Activities


Technical Aids

New Adaptive Technologies


Vision Loss

Vision Loss
Introduction to Your Vision
Eye Conditions
Eye Care Professionals -- Who Does What?
Guide Dog Schools
Talking to Health Care Professionals
Vision Impairment Resources


Services

List of Services
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BALANCED Living

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DAILY LIVING

Daily Living table of contents

HOME MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Home Management


Cleaning and Organizing

Cleaning Your Home
Labelling and Organization - General Tips


Home Safety

Bathroom Safety
Fire Safety
First Aid Kit
Kitchen Fire Safety


In the Kitchen

Kitchen Appliances

Electric Stove Familiarization
Major Kitchen Appliances- Purchasing Considerations
Small Kitchen Appliances

Meal Preparation

Meal Preparation - Basic Skills
Safe Food Storage (Food Safety)
Shopping for Groceries
Stovetop and Oven Safety
Measurement Conversion Charts
Organizing your Kitchen


PERSONAL MANAGEMENT

Introduction to Personal Management
Appearances - A Personal Story
Clothing Care
Grooming
Information Management
Managing Your Money


HEALTHY LIVING

Healthy Living

Health and Physical Activity
Participating in Community Classes and Activities


NUTRITION

Introduction

Healthy Food Choices

Accessible Nutrition Resources
Canada’s Food Guide
Eating Well - Thinking Well
Wise and Healthy Eating


Eating Well—Nutritious Recipes

Introduction
Accessing Recipes

Recipes

Asian Broccoli and Cauliflower Salad
Broccoli and Cheddar Bake
Cashew Chicken and Couscous
Chicken Fajitas
Chinese Vegetable Stir-Fry
Hot Vegetable Pita Sandwich
Lemon Poached Salmon
Low Fat Mac and Cheese
Pasta with Vegetables
Pita Pizza
Roasted Chicken
Salmon Salad
Three-Bean Salad
Tuna Melt


ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY

Guide Dogs

About Guide Dogs and Users
Guide Dog Schools
Long cane or guide Dog?
Preparing for Guide Dog Training
Tips for Guide Dog Users
What to do When you Meet a Guide Dog


Public Transit - T.T.C.

Bus Travel
Scarborough R.T. Stations
Streetcar Travel
Subway Stations


Street Safety

Accessible Pedestrian Signals
Streetwise Travel

Scramble Intersections
Tips for Soliciting Aid
Tips for Sighted Guides


Tips for Sighted Guides

Tips for Sighted Guides


VISION LOSS

Adjusting to Vision Loss

Introduction
Loss and Grief
Managing Stress
The Adjustment Process
The Twenty Losses of Blindness
Coping Advice
Vision Loss and Healthy Relationships


One Step at a Time