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The week's events

  • Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop


    May 24

    May's workshop runs 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays from May 3 through 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: EIteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    Summer in the City: TMAPs will get you moving!

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Summer in the City: TMAPs will get you moving!


    May 24

    Whether your summer plans include a vacation to a favorite destination or a staycation in your town, it’s time to get navigating with tactile maps! Hear from Greg Kehret, Director of Media and Accessible Design Laboratory at San Francisco’s LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, as he introduces TMAP, a tool to generate tactile maps. Experts from the APH will share how to use the PixBlaster to print TMAPS and will also explore ways to create and embellish tactile graphics using low-tech products.

    Instructors:

    Greg Kehret, Director of Media and Accessible Design Laboratory at San Francisco Lighthouse for the Blind

    Karen Poppe, Product Manager, Educational Product Innovation at APH

    William Freeman, Tactile Technology Product Manager at APH

    This event is designed for O&M, TVI, Braille transcribers and alt media specialists. ACVREP Credit is available for the live presentation.

    RSVP for this event at: https://aph.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_1xB5hB_5RteJXXl2F105iw

  • Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop


    May 25

    May's workshop runs 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays from May 3 through 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: EIteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop


    May 26

    May's workshop runs 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays from May 3 through 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: EIteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    Meet You At The House

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Meet You At The House


    May 26

    Pull up a comfy chair and join me in the LightHouse virtual living room to talk about all things LightHouse! Have you been experiencing changes in your vision that have been effecting your daily life, but did not know who to talk to? LightHouse in San Francisco may have the solutions you have been looking for. This is a safe place to bring the questions that you have been wanting to ask. As always, Raqi from the Adaptations Store will be on hand to let us know what is new in the world of low vision and blindness products.

    RSVP to Sheri Albers at SAlbers@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7331.

  • Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop


    May 27

    May's workshop runs 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays from May 3 through 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: EIteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

  • Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Employment Immersion May Virtual Workshop


    May 28

    May's workshop runs 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekdays from May 3 through 28.

    There IS a job market! Job seekers who are blind and have low vision are in demand to work remotely. Let LightHouse support you on your pathway to employment in these challenging times.

    Our award-winning Employment Immersion program is now available virtually. Now is the time to join us via the Zoom conferencing platform. The program begins the first Monday of every month and runs each weekday. This comprehensive month-long training is specifically designed for people who are blind and have low vision. We are committed to providing group and individual guidance from the fundamentals of job search, to the complexities of disclosure of one’s disability with pride and confidence, to instruction on job search techniques, to honing interview skills. Most importantly, this program focuses on the participant’s individual job goals.

    To learn more about this exciting opportunity, please contact the team through email: EIteam@lighthouse-sf.org.

    Una Tarde de Tecnología con Jeffrey Colon - An Evening of Technology with Jeffrey Colon

    All students, customers, visitors and staff are required to wear a mask indoors in gatherings of 25 people or more, or if asked to do so in someone's personal space at all our sites.

    Una Tarde de Tecnología con Jeffrey Colon - An Evening of Technology with Jeffrey Colon


    May 28

    Una Tarde de Tecnología con Jeffrey Colon

    Cuando: Mayo 28, 2021 de 4:00 – 5:30 PM
    Donde: por Zoom. Se pueden unir a Zoom, usando su teléfono, tableta, o computadora.
    Tiene preguntas sobre las nuevas tecnologías? Esta interesado en aprender más sobre los diferentes servicios de tecnología que LightHouse ofrece? Entonces acompáñanos este mayo, cuando nuestro propio Jeffrey Colon, especialista de tecnologías de asistencia, va a ser el invitado. Originalmente de Puerto Rico, Jeffrey viene con muchos años de experiencia enseñando estudiantes ciegos y de baja visión a mejorar su entendimiento y confianza con la tecnología. Traigan sus preguntas, amigos, y entusiasmo y pásense una tarde al comienzo de este verano con nosotros y lo que estamos seguros será una conversación excelente!

    Si tienen preguntas o para registrarse, por favor contacten a Esmeralda Soto a esoto@lighthouse-sf.org o 415-694-7323.

    *Por favor regístrense antes del jueves 27 de mayo.*

    An Evening of Technology with Jeffrey Colon

    When: Friday May 28, 2021 from 4:00 – 5:30 PM
    Where: Via Zoom. You can use your phone, tablet, or computer to join.
    Do you have questions about assistive technology? Are you interested in learning more about what types of tech training the LightHouse offers? If so, join us this May when our own assistive technology specialist, Jeffrey Colon, will be our presenter. Originally from Puerto Rico, Jeffrey has been helping blind and visually impaired students improve their technology skills during both English and Spanish classes for many years. Bring your questions, friends, and enthusiasm, and spend a summer evening as part of what will surely be a great conversation!

    With questions or to RSVP please contact Esmeralda Soto at esoto@lighthouse-sf.org or
    415-694-7323

    *Please RSVP by Thursday, May 27*

The events for the upcoming week are read aloud on our event hotline every Friday, which can be accessed by calling (415)694-7325. For more information about visiting the Adaptations Store, head to our shop page.

The LightHouse is scent-free. Please abstain from wearing colognes, perfumes, or other scented products. Additionally, coffee must be securely lidded at all times and citrus should not be peeled on the premises. Thanks for supporting our efforts to respect chemical sensitivities!