The Dale M. Schoettler Scholarship for Visually Impaired Students was established in 1991 for legally blind San Francisco State and San Jose State University students to receive a quality education in pursuit of a professional career in business, humanities, arts and the sciences. After Mr. Schoettler’s death in 2001, California State University received a $4.8 … Continue reading Scholarship Opportunity for Bay Area College Students
Sunggye Hong currently works for San Francisco State University and trains teachers of students with visual impairments and is currently seeking participants for a study. The purpose of this study is to examine the role digital social networks play in the development of social skills of students with visual impairments and the degree to which … Continue reading The Digital Network for Students with Visual Impairments: How do visually impaired students approach the new trend of digital social networks by using assistive technology?
Sometimes all it takes to get people moving is a good partnership! The LightHouse is excited to announce the launch of our new Guide Athlete Program. We want to pair blind athletes with those with vision, for a wide variety of athletic endeavors – anything from working out at the gym to biking in the … Continue reading LightHouse Launches Guide Athlete Program
Do you like the idea of inspiring people, or assisting students in furthering their education? Heald College has a long history. Over 145 years ago, Edward Payson Heald opened the first Heald College in San Francisco, California. Heald’s mission was, and continues to be, to prepare students for business careers by providing them with career … Continue reading Heald College is Hiring…
Would you like to learn how blind people tackle the very visual subject of organic chemistry successfully? Do you have a general love for science? Do you want to learn how you can do chemistry as a blind person just as successfully as your sighted peers? Are you interested in how blind professionals use science … Continue reading Announcing the 2011 California Chemistry Camp for Blind High School Students!
By Brian McCallen, LightHouse guest blogger and volunteer Good news for those blind and visually impaired folk out there who just love to stroll the streets. President Obama recently signed the all-new Pedestrian Safety Enhancement Act last month. The act calls for the U.S. Department of Transportation to set some new rules, requiring future models … Continue reading Hope for Blind Pedestrians
The Hadley School for the Blind is pleased to announce the launch of three new, structured and practical online courses designed to improve user access technology skills for users of screen readers. Each course consists of two lessons. “Screen Readers: Listening Skills” trains users to increase their speed of listening to a screen reader. The … Continue reading The Hadley School for the Blind Launches Three New Access Technology Courses
The Haptics Laboratory at Virginia Commonwealth University is in need of participants to fill out a survey on how tactile graphics are used. In particular, the survey is interested in how tactile graphics are used in terms of Bloom’s hierarchy of cognitive skills. The survey needs participants to comment on their use of tactile graphics … Continue reading Tactile Graphic Survey
Please click the careers link, below, for more detailed information about each position in this blog posting…
Three positions listed below, with a summary of job purpose.
1. Information & Resources + Project Coordinator (split role)
2. Director of Development
3. Adaptations Sales Associate
AC Transit is developing a comprehensive fare policy and looking for public input on elements ranging from goals and principles, to pass pricing and transfer rules, to the timing and level of fare increases. The overall aim is to have fares that are more logical and equitable, and fare changes that are more rational and … Continue reading AC Transit Seeking Feedback from Riders