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Last Modified: December 22, 2020

Lunch and Listen: Holiday Edition

Lunch and Learn Holiday Edition flyer.

Date: December 16, 2020
Time: 12 Noon
Host: See Different Team

The DBS See Different Team is a group that creates educational and interactive opportunities to teach the public about blindness and visual impairments.

This event will celebrate the many talents of our clients and staff here in DBS and bring some holiday joy to those who attend. When you join us you will:

  • Get to spend your lunch break listening to and watching some amazingly talented DBS staff and clients,
  • Help our judges decide the 3 winners, and
  • Experience some holiday cheer!

Download the video from the Lunch and Listen Holiday Event

The video is an MP4 file. Right click on the link below and select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As." You will get a file navigation box that will let you choose a location to save the video. Navigate to the location you want to save it to and select "OK" or "Save."

Download the Lunch and Listen Video

We encourage you to share this invitation with your friends, family, coworkers, and whomever else you believe can benefit from our Lunch & Listen Talent Show.

To attend the event, click the following link at the scheduled date and time:  

There’s also a call-in option – (audio only) +1 850-583-5063
Phone Conference ID: 770 648 980#

White Cane Awareness Day Walk Along

Division of Blind Services White Cane Awareness Day Virtual Walk Along event flyer.

Date: October 15, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. to 12 Noon
Host: DBS See Different Team

Download the video from the White Cane Awareness Day Walk Along

The video is an MP4 file. Right click on the link below and select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As." You will get a file navigation box that will let you choose a location to save the video. Navigate to the location you want to save it to and select "OK" or "Save."

Download the White Cane Awareness Day Walk Along Video

Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

or call in Number: (850) 583-5063

Conference ID: 482 040 140#

This webinar will celebrate and bring awareness to the symbol of independence that the white cane represents for blind and visually impaired individuals. The event will also educate drivers and pedestrians on the laws designed to protect them and our communities. When you join us you will:

  • Hear testimonials from people who are blind or visually impaired and their experiences with driver safety,
  • Get to walk alongside the DBS See Different Team as they show us how to use a white cane, dog guide, and technology, to travel independently, and
  • Have the opportunity to be a part of a live Question and Answer session where you can ask the team any questions you have about the white cane law, dog guides, accessible technology, and more!

Accessible Voting 101 Webinar

Accessible voting webinar flyer.

Date: October 1, 2020
Time: 11 a.m. to Noon
Host: DBS See Different Team

Download the video from the Accessible Voting 101 Webinar

The video is an MP4 file. Right click on the link below and select "Save Target As" or "Save Link As." You will get a file navigation box that will let you choose a location to save the video. Navigate to the location you want to save it to and select "OK" or "Save."

Download the Accessible Voting 101 Webinar Video

Microsoft Teams Link:
Join Microsoft Teams Meeting

Call in Number: (850) 583-5063
Conference ID: 133 448 66#

Overview: A non-partisan webinar to reach blind or visually impaired potential voters with available ways to cast a private, independent and verifiable vote. The event will cover avenues those who are blind or visually impaired may employ to cast their vote, a demonstration on the use of accessible voting equipment available at the polls or your local Supervisor of Elections’ office, and upcoming accessible Vote By Mail software.