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Five Maptimers sit around a circular table while creating their tactile maps. Their tools are pens, paper, foam core, glue, scissors, wiki sticks — anything you can add to paper to build out a tactile layout.
Maps for the blind: How the MAD Lab is challenging designers’ hyper-visual assumptions
Designers met at LightHouse to create, think about and design tactile maps.
A compilation of photos of 41 Holman Semifinalists.
Announcing the 2019 Holman Prize Semifinalists
Meet the 41 semifinalists and watch their pitch videos.
At left, an older woman sits with her eyes closed. At right, a makeup approaches the tip of the woman's nose with a delicate hand to apply concealer.
Our makeup workshop put its best face forward
In January, LightHouse hosted a new makeup class called “Putting Your Best Face Forward".
A portrait of Ioana Gandrabur, seated with her guitar.
On April 11: LightHouse Listenings (in the dark) with Romanian Guitarist Ioana Gandrabur
Join us for an evening of live music in the dark with award-winning classical guitarist Ioana Gandrabur.
A group of blind athletes hang from and pose in front of lyra hoops.
Just Try It: How non-visual instruction can help you reach your fitness goals
LightHouse’s Health and Wellness Coordinator, Amber Sherrard, has created a series of fitness programs to foster a ‘just-try-it’ mentality amongst
A portrait of Holly Scott-Gardner.
Essay: A camp counselor reflects on how Enchanted Hills changed her life
Enchanted Hills Camp enrollment is open for 2019. View the full schedule and apply for one-of-a-kind and life-changing camp sessions.
An ink-print and tactile graphic of a tic-tac-toe board with a heart in the center, on a white greeting card.
Braille Mail: Get Your Tactile V-Day Cards at the Adaptations Store
The Adaptations Store and the MAD Lab worked together to design fun and creative accessible greeting cards.
Braille design of a puzzle world for Swift Playgrounds Tactile Puzzle Worlds.
Blind Students: Learn to Code with Swift Playgrounds Tactile Puzzle Worlds
These tactile graphics enable blind students to navigate Apple's Swift Playgrounds app by touch.
Chris Downey and Lesley Stahl walk down New Montgomery Street in San Francisco
Watch LightHouse on ’60 Minutes’
CBS News features LightHouse on 60 Minutes news magazine's 51st season.
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