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LightHouse CEO Sharon G. and guide dog Pilot getting into an autonomous vehicle

LightHouse & Vision Zero Autonomous Vehicle Forum is February 8

LightHouse is pleased to announce the rescheduled date for the LightHouse + Vision Zero Autonomous Vehicle Forum will be Thursday, February 8 from 2:00 – 4:00 PM. Please join LightHouse, Vision Zero SF, and our esteemed panelists for this informational discussion about pedestrian safety and the role autonomous vehicles can play in maintaining safer transit options for…

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Learn How to Play Video Games Independently at Blind Gamer Meetup, January 6

Over the years, video gaming has continued to grow even more popular, quickly becoming a part of everyday society. However, for those who are blind or have low vision, many of these games that our sighted friends play have had very limited accessibility features. In recent years, large video gaming platforms and the studios…

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Little Learers and a parent playing on a blanket at Little Learners Family Camp

Thank You for Giving to LightHouse Little Learners!

Dear LightHouse and Earle Baum Center Community,
We are overcome with joy and gratitude for the outpouring of support for the LightHouse Little Learners program during yesterday's #GivingTuesday campaign. We are thrilled to have received 111 donations totaling $50,350! Wow!
 
We would like to thank each and every individual and organization who supported our Little Learners. A…

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1155 Performance Salon Featuring Singer/Songwriter Graham Norwood, December 7

It’s time for our second 1155 Performance salon! Settle in with good company and refreshments for an afternoon of local talent and soulful music. After a curated collage of short works performed by local artists to warm things up, singer songwriter Graham Norwood will take the stage to share his solo work on guitar,…

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Enchanted Hills Camp Virtual Holiday Concert is December 7

For the fourth year in a row, alumni staff of Enchanted Hills Camp (EHC) wish to show their appreciation for the LightHouse community by hosting a free virtual EHC Alumni holiday concert. These are performers who have served as program staff over the years and will join current LightHouse and EHC staffers to celebrate…

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Mom and Dad hold their Little Learner, Ottis, as they pose for a family portrait in a park

Little Learners mom Jora tells how our program has helped her son Ottis

This year for Giving Tuesday, we are excited to be raising funds for our LightHouse Little Learners Program. Little Learners provides incredible services to families raising infants and toddlers who are blind, low vision, or have CVI or other developmental delays that include visual impairment.

“Leaving a long-term NICU stay is only the beginning for…

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Make a Giving Tuesday Donation to LightHouse Little Learners Today!

Today is Giving Tuesday! We are honored to participate in this global day of giving. Last year, we met our fundraising goal of $75k for our newly established Little Learners program. The success of Giving Tuesday 2022 helped us significantly grow our program and expand our reach. This year, we are asking the LightHouse…

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Mom, Dad, Sibling and Little Learner Max pose around Cookie Monster themed party decorations and blocks that say “MAX”

A LightHouse Little Learners Mom on the Program’s Impact

Today is Giving Tuesday. This year, LightHouse asks our community to donate to our LightHouse Little Learners program.
 
LightHouse Little Learners supports young children who are blind, deafblind, have low vision or have a Cerebral Visual Impairment. Our goal is to raise $80,000 this Giving Tuesday for our littles.

Below, a Little Learners Mom shares a story…

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Little Learner Casey, Little Learner Mom Latasha and family smile while wearing sunhats in various colors

Mom Touts How Little Learners Program Supported Her Family

 

It’s Giving Tuesday and we’re asking our LightHouse Community to donate today to our LightHouse Little Learners Program.
 
The LightHouse Little Learners supports young children who are blind, deafblind, have low vision or have a Cerebral Visual Impairment. Our goal is to raise $80,000 this Giving Tuesday for our littles.

Here is a story from one of…

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Sterling Adaptives Demos OrCam Products at LightHouse, 12/7

Bay Area company Sterling Adaptives, which supplies the most technologically advanced equipment and software currently available for people who are blind or have low vision, will demo two OrCam products at LightHouse San Francisco on December 7.
 
OrCam is a company whose mission is to “enrich people's daily experiences with personal assistive handheld and wearable AI devices…

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