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Starting and Leading a Support Group

Leading a support group can be very rewarding.  It can also be very time-consuming and demanding.

We have gathered a collection of resource sheets that can help make your job a little bit easier and a lot more enjoyable:

Starting a Low-Vision Support Group

If you are in the early stages of starting your own group, read:

Keeping Members Engaged

Keeping your members engaged is an ongoing challenge when leading a support group.  These tip sheets can help:

Meeting Topics

Member engagement requires interesting meeting topics.  Here are two resource sheets to help:

Tip Sheets

Your members will look to you as a resource, asking for you to help them with daily tasks.  Here are some guides on helping your members with common issues they may face:


Finally, a group of other resources you may benefit from: