LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

Founded in 1902, San Francisco’s LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired promotes the independence, equality and self-reliance of people who are blind or have low vision. We offer blindness skills training and relevant services such as access to employment, education, government, information, recreation, transportation and the environment. We also pursue the development of new technology, encourage innovation, and amplify the voices of blind individuals around the world.

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LightHouse News

Announcing the 2018 Holman Prize Finalists
Meet the 2018 finalists for the Holman Prize for Blind Ambition.
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The 2017 Holman Judging Committee deliberates on the inaugural finalists during a visit to San Francisco.
Meet the blind judges who will select the 2018 Holman Prizewinners
In just a few weeks, we’ll welcome the judges in San Francisco.
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A touching way to tell your parents ‘thank you’, this Mother’s and Father’s Day
Pick up a braille card to express your appreciation for your mom or dad.
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LightHouse Issues RFP for Comprehensive Program Evaluation
The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco is soliciting proposals to evaluate the efficacy of the
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Americorps Blue2 team builds a new foundation at Enchanted Hills Camp.
An Enchanted Hills Camp Update: Get ready for Summer 2018
At the beginning of April, our AmeriCorps Blue2 completed their 12 week service at Enchanted Hills Camp, leaving it in
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From right to left: A tactile watch, a textured pot and a hanging line of chord.
LightHouse is featured in the Cooper Hewitt Museum’s new exhibition, The Senses: Design Beyond Vision
This month, The Senses: Design Beyond Vision launches at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York
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A grid of photos of all 42 of the 2018 Holman Prize semifinalist.
Announcing the 2018 Holman Prize Semifinalists
Get to know the 2018 Holman Prize Semifinalists.
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