Although many California state COVID-19 restrictions will be lifted on June 15, LightHouse plans to open for in-person services no sooner than late summer in order to protect the health and safety of our staff and students.
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Nov 12 –
The LightHouse is pleased to present an update via Zoom on the Better Market Street project, which has undergone some changes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us at 4:00 pm Pacific on Thursday, November 12, to learn about the changes from representatives of San Francisco Public Works and the SFMTA.
Notable developments include:
These changes mean that the sidewalks will only be for people walking and transit passengers no longer have to cross the bikeway to get to the sidewalk. Transit passengers will get to and from the center boarding islands at signalized crossings.
Each of these issues will be discussed in further detail. We hope you can join us. RSVP to Scott Blanks: SBlanks@lighthouse-sf.org.
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Nov 25 –
Pull up a comfy chair in our virtual living room and let's talk about all things LightHouse San Francisco! Do you think your vision is changing and you are having trouble doing things the way you used to? You may need to learn alternative techniques from our LightHouse staff. Come with your questions and together we will look for solutions. Our Adaptations Store will be on hand to talk about the latest and greatest in blindness and low vision gadgets. Maybe you can cross off a few people from your Christmas List! RSVP to Sheri Albers at email@example.com or 415-694-7331.
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Dec 1 –
Please join us for a conversation with a true pioneer in the accessibility field, Tom Wlodkowski, Vice President of Accessibility for Comcast. Hosted by LightHouse for the Blind Senior Director of Programs, Scott Blanks and Erin Lauridsen, Director of Access Technology, participants can will hear about the numerous innovations Tom and his team have created. From the award winning Xfinity X1 Voice Guidance text-to-speech interface and the web-based Xfinity Adaptive Remote to implementing a dedicated support center specifically tailored for customers with disabilities, Tom and his team define the strategy to ensure current and future Comcast products and services include customers of all abilities. This is a unique opportunity to hear more about the Comcast Accessibility Lab, which provides an interactive atmosphere where accessibility features are at the forefront of everything the team does as they strive to find the next breakthrough for those with disabilities.
RSVP Date: Please RSVP by November 20
To register for this event, visit the Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-insiders-conversation-with-the-head-of-comcasts-accessibility-lab-tickets-128660028609
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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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.