Calendar

LightHouse will be closed on Thursday, July 4 and Friday, July 5.

Events in July 2024

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Jun 30
Jul 1(1 event)

11:00 am: Technology Club at Earle Baum Center (hybrid)


Jul 1

This is a blended meeting which means you may attend in person on campus or by phone.
Overview of adaptive technology, learning about devices and apps with staff Cathy, and Jacques. To join the Technology email mail list call EBC main office: 707-523-3222.

Jul 2
Jul 3(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Family Camp I (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

(All day)
Jul 3 Jul 6

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp I

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 4(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Family Camp I (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

(All day)
Jul 3 Jul 6

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp I

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 5(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Family Camp I (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

(All day)
Jul 3 Jul 6

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp I

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 6(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Family Camp I (in-person) **SESSION FULL**

(All day)
Jul 3 Jul 6

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp I

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 7
Jul 8(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 8 Jul 13

This session provides opportunities for adult campers with developmental disabilities to explore the outdoors, meet peers and mentors, try new things, and increase skills and confidence. A 2:1 camper to counselor ratio ensures that campers get individualized attention and their access needs are met.

RSVP for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 9(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 8 Jul 13

This session provides opportunities for adult campers with developmental disabilities to explore the outdoors, meet peers and mentors, try new things, and increase skills and confidence. A 2:1 camper to counselor ratio ensures that campers get individualized attention and their access needs are met.

RSVP for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 10(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 8 Jul 13

This session provides opportunities for adult campers with developmental disabilities to explore the outdoors, meet peers and mentors, try new things, and increase skills and confidence. A 2:1 camper to counselor ratio ensures that campers get individualized attention and their access needs are met.

RSVP for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 11(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 8 Jul 13

This session provides opportunities for adult campers with developmental disabilities to explore the outdoors, meet peers and mentors, try new things, and increase skills and confidence. A 2:1 camper to counselor ratio ensures that campers get individualized attention and their access needs are met.

RSVP for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 12(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 8 Jul 13

This session provides opportunities for adult campers with developmental disabilities to explore the outdoors, meet peers and mentors, try new things, and increase skills and confidence. A 2:1 camper to counselor ratio ensures that campers get individualized attention and their access needs are met.

RSVP for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

10:00 am: Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


Jul 12

Attention to Sonoma County Residents who have low vision and are 65 or older.

Interested in learning more about using Al apps on your iPhone or Android?

The Earle Baum Center is offering a free phone stand and two hours of training on how to use the Seeing Al App on iPhone and Android.

Cathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

    • Read mail
    • Read a bill
    • Read a letter on your own without someone else knowing your business
    • Identify what you have in the pantry (is the can beans or dog food?
    • Identify what currency you are handing a cashierCathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

What you need: Bring your phone and materials you want to be able to read and that you currently rely on others to read for you such as mail, a can of food etc.

Where: Earle Baum Center  at 4539 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

When: Fridays from 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Room 3.

Prerequisites:

  • Have Seeing Al app downloaded on iPhone or Android.
  • Know how to use Siri and have it set up for iPhone users.
  • Have not received a phone stand from Earle Baum Center.

RSVP: To Cathy Mulhern at 707-206-8486 by calling Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Jul 13(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 8 Jul 13

This session provides opportunities for adult campers with developmental disabilities to explore the outdoors, meet peers and mentors, try new things, and increase skills and confidence. A 2:1 camper to counselor ratio ensures that campers get individualized attention and their access needs are met.

RSVP for Adults with Developmental Disabilities Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 14
Jul 15(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Youth Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 20

Youth campers (1st – 8th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, horseback riding, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self -confidence.

RSVP for Youth Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 16(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Youth Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 20

Youth campers (1st – 8th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, horseback riding, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self -confidence.

RSVP for Youth Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 17(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Youth Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 20

Youth campers (1st – 8th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, horseback riding, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self -confidence.

RSVP for Youth Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 18(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Youth Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 20

Youth campers (1st – 8th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, horseback riding, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self -confidence.

RSVP for Youth Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 19(3 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Youth Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 20

Youth campers (1st – 8th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, horseback riding, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self -confidence.

RSVP for Youth Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

10:00 am: Seeing AI Training for Seniors 65+ at Earle Baum Center (in-person)


Jul 19

Attention to Sonoma County Residents who have low vision and are 65 or older.

Interested in learning more about using Al apps on your iPhone or Android?

The Earle Baum Center is offering a free phone stand and two hours of training on how to use the Seeing Al App on iPhone and Android.

Cathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

    • Read mail
    • Read a bill
    • Read a letter on your own without someone else knowing your business
    • Identify what you have in the pantry (is the can beans or dog food?
    • Identify what currency you are handing a cashierCathy Mulhern will be teaching you how to use the Seeing Al App to:

What you need: Bring your phone and materials you want to be able to read and that you currently rely on others to read for you such as mail, a can of food etc.

Where: Earle Baum Center  at 4539 Occidental Rd, Santa Rosa, CA 95401

When: Fridays from 10:00 am to noon or 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm in Room 3.

Prerequisites:

  • Have Seeing Al app downloaded on iPhone or Android.
  • Know how to use Siri and have it set up for iPhone users.
  • Have not received a phone stand from Earle Baum Center.

RSVP: To Cathy Mulhern at 707-206-8486 by calling Monday – Friday between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm.

Jul 20(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Youth Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 20

Youth campers (1st – 8th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, horseback riding, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self -confidence.

RSVP for Youth Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 21(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 22(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 23(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 24(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 25(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 26(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 27(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hills Camp - Teen Session (in-person)

(All day)
Jul 15 Jul 27

Teen campers (9th -12th grade) will participate in a variety of programs, including campfires, swimming, drama, arts and crafts, and adaptive sports. Campers are encouraged to explore new challenges independently with their new friends. Campers will gain a greater understanding and acceptance of their vision loss, leading to increased self-confidence.

Additionally, they will participate in activities geared toward building leadership abilities and setting goals for the future. Examples of these leadership activities include: public speaking, organizational skills, assisting campers and staff with participating in activities, program set up, and facilitating discussions.

RSVP for Teen Session

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

Jul 28
Jul 29(1 event)

9:30 am: Introduction to Access Technology Summer Session: July/August 2024 (in-person)


Jul 29

What:
Introduction to Access Technology, July 2024 Session

When:
Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, daily

Where:
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
1155 Market Street, Floor 10, San Francisco

Course Description:
The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join our Tech Team to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

Course Prerequisites:
To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

How To RSVP:
To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction to Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, July 25.

Jul 30(1 event)

9:30 am: Introduction to Access Technology Summer Session: July/August 2024 (in-person)


Jul 30

What:
Introduction to Access Technology, July 2024 Session

When:
Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, daily

Where:
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
1155 Market Street, Floor 10, San Francisco

Course Description:
The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join our Tech Team to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

Course Prerequisites:
To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

How To RSVP:
To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction to Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, July 25.

Jul 31(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hill Camp - Family Camp II

(All day)
Jul 31 Aug 3

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp II

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

9:30 am: Introduction to Access Technology Summer Session: July/August 2024 (in-person)


Jul 31

What:
Introduction to Access Technology, July 2024 Session

When:
Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, daily

Where:
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
1155 Market Street, Floor 10, San Francisco

Course Description:
The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join our Tech Team to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

Course Prerequisites:
To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

How To RSVP:
To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction to Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, July 25.

Aug 1(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hill Camp - Family Camp II

(All day)
Jul 31 Aug 3

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp II

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

9:30 am: Introduction to Access Technology Summer Session: July/August 2024 (in-person)


Aug 1

What:
Introduction to Access Technology, July 2024 Session

When:
Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, daily

Where:
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
1155 Market Street, Floor 10, San Francisco

Course Description:
The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join our Tech Team to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

Course Prerequisites:
To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

How To RSVP:
To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction to Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, July 25.

Aug 2(2 events)

(All day): Enchanted Hill Camp - Family Camp II

(All day)
Jul 31 Aug 3

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp II

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

9:30 am: Introduction to Access Technology Summer Session: July/August 2024 (in-person)


Aug 2

What:
Introduction to Access Technology, July 2024 Session

When:
Monday, July 29 through Friday, August 2 from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm, daily

Where:
LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired of San Francisco
1155 Market Street, Floor 10, San Francisco

Course Description:
The Access Technology team is delighted to offer an in-person immersion introducing new students to access technology. Join our Tech Team to explore the concepts and tools you will need to use devices confidently and comfortably. We will discuss access technology vocabulary in an approachable, digestible and jargon-free manner. We will provide overviews of low vision enhancements and spoken feedback tools available for computers, smartphones and tablets. There will be workshops on dedicated devices, getting to know your phone, options for notetaking, access-optimized apps, resources and technical support contacts.

Please note that lunch will not be provided. Students are encouraged to bring their own bagged lunch.

Course Prerequisites:
To participate and fully benefit from this class, students must:
1. Live in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin or Humboldt county.
2. Be new to Access Technology, having not received prior one-on-one or group training.
3. Be curious and open to learning basic, beginner Access Technology specific information.
4. Be comfortable learning in a group setting. This means:
a. Don’t be afraid to ask questions.
b. Do give others a chance to ask questions if they haven’t gotten to do so already.
c. Please refrain from sharing personal, private, or sensitive information.

How To RSVP:
To RSVP, please send an email to the LightHouse Access Technology department, at@lighthouse-sf.org, and mention that you’d like to enroll in the Introduction to Access Technology course. Space is limited and registration closes on Thursday, July 25.

Aug 3(1 event)

(All day): Enchanted Hill Camp - Family Camp II

(All day)
Jul 31 Aug 3

This session is offered to families with visually impaired children ages 17 and under, and to visually impaired parents/guardians with children ages 17 and under. This session is intended for immediate family members only.

RSVP for Family Camp II

If you are not able to complete an online application, please email ehc@lighthouse-sf.org for a paper application. We strongly encourage you to apply via our online application. Any payment sent to the lighthouse by mail must have the name of the camper.

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!

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