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News

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.

Accessibility matters: Social Media

If you’re an Instagram or Facebook user, there are ways to add descriptions to the images you upload. Descriptions for images are vital for those who are blind or vision impaired so adding them to your posts can help make it more accessible! For Instagram: When you are ready to write a caption when uploading… [Read More]

Your support empowers incredible people like Ernest Ramos

Ernest Ramos takes pride in living an independent life and in having a fulfilling job.    But it hasn’t been an easy road.  “December 7, 2012 is the exact date my life changed,” Ramos said. “I was house-sitting for friends of mine because they went to New York for their son’s recital at the Easton House… [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]