On June 22, Blind adventurer Red Szell, age 49, successfully completed an extreme triathlon which included a 10-mile off-road tandem ride through bogland, an ocean swim and a 213-foot climb up Scotland’s most dramatic oceanic rock formations, Am Buachaille, in 12 hours.
On June 3, 2019 Holman Prizewinner Stacy Cervenka launched the Blind Travelers’ Network, an online platform to connect blind and visually impaired people with information and resources for non-visual accessibility in countries around the world.
17-year-old Karl, who hails from Maui, Hawaii, attended Enchanted Hills Camp for the Blind’s Teen Session for the first time in 2017. Growing up as the only visually impaired person in his community, Karl didn’t have any blind role models. But when he made the choice to hop on a plane from Hawaii and wind … Continue reading An Enchanted Hills Camper On Community
As usual, Cycle for Sight was a day full of sunshine, good food, fitness and a key source of fundraising for Enchanted Hills Camp as we rebuild.
In January, LightHouse hosted a new makeup class called “Putting Your Best Face Forward”.
Join us for an evening of live music in the dark with award-winning classical guitarist Ioana Gandrabur.
The LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in San Francisco is proud to announce its takeover as the manager and distributor of Sendero Group-manufactured GPS products. The LightHouse will run Sendero Maps and Sendero’s GPS product, which will continue to function normally. Sendero’s PC Maps and GPS serve the blind and visually impaired community … Continue reading LightHouse will take over as distributor of Sendero Map and GPS products
On Sunday afternoon, the halls of LightHouse reverberated with the deep, breezy sounds of yacht rock. “Sailing takes me away to where I’ve always heard it could be,” crooned DJ Dan’s tune “Sailing” by Christopher Cross. A San Francisco State student with an interest in all things aquatic, Dan’s final performance on Sunday transported the … Continue reading From yacht-rock to pop-ballads: Our first Audio Academy broke new ground
Mike May talks about why, even in a world dominated by GPS, paper maps are still useful.
“I try to do things that people think blind people can’t do,” Amber Sherrard said on a recent afternoon at LightHouse, “That’s my main goal.” Amber had just spent the weekend with 11 blind students doing just that –– climbing, flying and suspended in mid-air. Amber offers a variety of fitness programs and excursions to … Continue reading From rock climbing to yoga, LightHouse has a wellness program for everyone