Programs & Services

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Independent Living Skills

The Independent Living Skills Program provides individual and group vision rehabilitation to adults and seniors to promote optimal independence in all activities of daily living, and includes assistance with coping and adjustment to vision loss and low vision.

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Orientation and Mobility

Orientation and Mobility (O&M) training teaches individuals with visual impairments to travel safely, efficiently, and independently in various environments using white cane, sighted guide, and other protective techniques.

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Braille Literacy

The Braille Literacy Program provides training to individuals with visual impairments to read and write braille for use in their daily lives, whether it is in the home, at school, or on the job.

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Assistive Technology

The Assistive Technology Program covers screen magnification and/or speech access that enables persons who are visually impaired to use the Internet, to e-mail family and friends, and develops basic, intermediate, and advanced computer skills. It also covers training on iPhones, iPods, and iPads.

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Vocational Rehabilitation

The Vocational Rehabilitation Program (Job Readiness) provides individuals who are blind and visually impaired with training and skills that enable them to confidently and effectively acquire and retain competitive employment.

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Support Groups & Drop-Ins

Many individuals feel isolated and uncertain when they lose significant amounts of vision. Lighthouse provides support groups to help people cope with these negative effects.

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Employment Program

Everyone deserves the opportunity to work; however, there is an over 70% unemployment rate for persons who are visually impaired and blind. To help address this problem, the Lighthouse created the Lighthouse Opportunity Center.

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