Special Session for Spanish Speakers: Introduction to Blindness Group at Enchanted Hills Retreat

Terry Wedler and the morning yoga students complete their last class of our June Immersion sessionSave the Date: The next Changing Vision Changing Life Immersion at Enchanted Hills is for adults who are monolingual Spanish speaking adults. The week will provide basic instruction in cane use; cooking; independent living skills; introduction to using computers and tablets (iPad); organization and labeling solutions and other resources for support. Most importantly, students will have the opportunity to meet others who are blind or low vision. LightHouse staff, Mentor Teachers and Volunteers will provide instruction in Spanish.

We even have special funding for adults 55 and over who live in San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, Humboldt and Del Norte counties. But anyone whose primary language is Spanish and is blind or visually impaired may be eligible. Give us one week and you will change your life!

When: Monday, August 24 through Friday, August 28
Where: Enchanted Hills Retreat
Transportation is provided from San Rafael, San Francisco and Ashby BART
There is no cost to attend if you are 55 or older and living in San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, Humboldt or Del Norte counties.

For more information please contact Jeff Carlson (English) at 415-258-8496/jcarlson@lighthouse-sf.org or Robert Alminana (Spanish/English) at 415-431-1481/ralminana@lighthouse-sf.org.

The LightHouse is also seeking qualified Spanish speaking Orientation and Mobility, Access Technology and Independent Living Skills Instructors for the week.

Access Technology Specialist Juliannah Harris introduces ZoomText to San Francisco Student, Valerie, during the June Changing Vision Changing Life Immersion session