LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired

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Blind and Proud: March With Us June 10th

Gather with us on the steps of City Hall and along the streets of downtown San Francisco to make history and celebrate vision of all types.

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LightHouse Opens Expanded Market Street HQ

News about our new location at 1155 Market St., our Grand Opening Celebration, and more.

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If you participated in LightHouse programming over the last six months, or wanted to participate but couldn’t, please complete our short satisfaction survey to help us improve our services.

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An image of Superfest host, Nina G. and this year's venues.

Superfest International Disability Film Festival

Superfest International Disability Film Festival is celebrating its 30th year! Save the Date: October 22nd and 23rd, 2016.


Robert Alminana: “Life Doesn’t Come to You. You Have to Go After Life.”

Read about our Orientation and Mobility Specialist, Robert Alminana, who can teach not just how to get you where you’re going, but can motivate you to get there.

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Watch Pixar, ProTools and More Talk Accessibility with LightHouse for the Blind »

May 19th is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, and we couldn’t be happier to see this event grow and become greater each year….

Apply by May 22 – Go to the NFB National Convention with LightHouse YES Academy »

The LightHouse believes that attending consumer conventions of the blind can be an empowering tool. Since 2011 we’ve taken students and staff…

Adaptations Will Open May 16 »

Please note: Adaptations, the LightHouse Store, will be open for business on Monday, May 16 (not May 9, as previously stated.) Store…

How vs. Why: Advice from a Blind Filmmaker »

  LightHouse Interpoint is our new literary supplement, featuring written work by some of the world’s most interesting and engaged individuals who are blind…

Networking, Mentoring, Friendships and Camaraderie – Our Latest Employment Immersion Success, Jessica Phu »

“I worked at the same company for twenty-two years, then they moved to Salt Lake City, and I found myself out of…