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Low Vision Strategies for Maximizing Independence

There are many different kinds of low vision, but together, they make up one of the most common physical issues people deal with around the world. In fact, at the global level, there are more than 2.2 billion people who have vision impairment of some kind. However, the incredible prevalence of vision issues also means that people… [Read More]

Practical Tips for Working From Home With Visual Impairment

It’s good if your employer has made accommodations for you if you have visual impairment, but what if you need to work remotely or at home, these tips can help. Although many people have enjoyed working from home for a long time, the pandemic has made it even more common. For some people who have… [Read More]

Assistive Technology for the Blind and Vision-Impaired

Assistive Technology for the Blind and Vision-Impaired Assistive technology can significantly improve the quality of life for the vision-impaired and blind. Here are some standard tools and how they’re utilized. Did you know that the most common types of assistive technology for the blind and visually impaired include screen magnifiers, screen readers, closed-circuit televisions, and… [Read More]

Resources for the Blind Near Me in San Antonio

Resources for the Blind Near Me in San Antonio There is help to be found for anyone dealing with vision loss. Here are some resources for the blind near me in San Antonio, TX. Did you know that there are over one million people in the United States who are blind?  As you can imagine,… [Read More]

The San Antonio Lighthouse Announces New CEO

SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS – Cynthia Watson, a 20-year veteran advocate for empowering people who are blind, has been named President & CEO of SA Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, says Marco P. Aldaz, San Antonio Lighthouse Board Chairman. Watson, who is blind herself, was the top finalist in a national search that drew… [Read More]

Helping People with Disabilities Relocate

Here’s an awesome article discussing tips for helping people with disabilities relocate that are very interesting! The article covers some topics including: Making sure that the person actually wants your help, come up with a plan for moving day, talk to the insurance company, and much more.If you or anyone you know is moving soon,… [Read More]

Junior Forum Grant of $1,497

We want to give a huge thank you the San Antonio Junior Forum for a grant of $1,497 to be used to purchase a Tactipad for the Children’s Lending Library! Thank you to our supporters who make it possible for our programs to progress and innovate.

San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind Recognizes 25th Anniversary of AbilityOne Base Supply Centers

San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind is recognizing the 25th anniversary of the AbilityOne Base Supply Center® (BSC) program by highlighting the workplace capabilities of people who are blind and their support of our nation’s military and federal government. San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind provides meaningful employment and career opportunities for people who are… [Read More]