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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.

Events in June 2020

  • Tech Together (online)

    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.

    Tech Together (online)


    Jun 2

    Tech Together Online

    Join the LightHouse Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times. Tech Together is a chance to share your knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other blind technology users. LightHouse access technology staff share tips and resources on each week’s topic. Then there is time for LightHouse students and friends to add to the conversation, as we all learn from each other.

    Topics are decided on a rolling basis as our community’s needs evolve during shelter in place.

    Join us for one or all of these conversations, which will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP to: adecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343 Please note that we need your email address to invite you to the Zoom meeting, so RSVP via email is preferred.

    Tech Together: Topic-Accessible Games (online)

    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.

    Tech Together: Topic-Accessible Games (online)


    Jun 2

    Tech Together Online

    Join the LightHouse Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times. Tech Together is a chance to share your knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other blind technology users. LightHouse access technology staff share tips and resources on each week’s topic. Then there is time for LightHouse students and friends to add to the conversation, as we all learn from each other.

    Topics are decided on a rolling basis as our community’s needs evolve during shelter in place.

    June 2: Accessible Games

    We'll share how we turn our phones and computers in to sources of entertainment by gaming solo or with friends.

     

    June 9: Smart home Possibilities

    Come chat about what can happen when you combine smart speakers with accessories, gadgets or appliances. Just how smart and accessible can our homes become?

    Join us for one or all of these conversations, which will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP to: adecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343 Please note that we need your email address to invite you to the Zoom meeting, so RSVP via email is preferred.

  • Hands On Goes Virtual (online)

    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.

    Hands On Goes Virtual (online)


    Jun 5

    Hands On Goes Virtual! Who? Students who find themselves wanting to add to their repertoire of Independent Living Skills and want to actively participate in learning, problem solving, and dialog with a small group.

    What Will You Do: Each week, ILS Instructors Dawn Leeflang and Bobbi Pompey will share information, skills, tips and tricks related to the theme. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share your knowledge, and learn from other students. By the end of each session you will have learned new skills that you can immediately begin using in your day-to-day routine

    Where: Zoom conference calls will be used for each session. Once you haves RSVP’s you will get the dial-in information.

    When: Sessions will occur each Friday between 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Starting in June, we will do a Tactile Development Series. Participants are encouraged to attend all workshops, if possible.This series will culminate with the creation of a Personal Vision Board (for example, a collage, a portrait, or abstract art), combining the skills learned and various sensory materials.

    June 5: Introduction to Tactile Development and Practical Applications around the home.

    June 12: Using Tactile Sense for Organization and Labeling
    Practice using your tactile (and other) senses to identify items, and learn ways to organize, label and mark items in your home or office. Time to raid your junk drawer, for rubber bands, safety pins, paper clips, and more...and perhaps organize that drawer in the process!

    June 19: Using Tactile Sense for Games, Hobbies, and Puzzles
    Please RSVP by 4pm on 6/12, to receive materials in the mail ahead of time. Learn about adapted games, how to adapt your own games with tactile markers. Participants will make their own tic-tac-toe board, and challenge themselves with a jigsaw puzzle.

    June 26: Using Tactile Sense in the Kitchen
    Learn several “kitchen hacks” or ways to use your tactile sense in the kitchen. Participants will make 1 or 2 simple treats that will engage their tactile sense. (Specific ingredients needed will be released, once enrolled).

    July 3: Culminating Project

    All questions are welcome. Stay tuned for future topics!

    How Do I Sign Up: Please RSVP to Briana Kusuma at bkusuma@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7335.

    The Hands On Series of workshops are designed to not only provide information, but to provide hands on experience completing tasks and mastering skills. At the end of each workshop you will walk away with at least one skill that you can begin using in your life immediately. Each workshop will have a theme within the umbrella of Independent Living Skills. Themes may include; note taking, house hold projects, DIY cleaning products, make-up, household/office organization, container gardening, and meal prepping just to name a few!

    Sessions will occur each Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. over Zoom. Students of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to attend.

    Hands On Goes Virtual (online)

    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.

    Hands On Goes Virtual (online)


    Jun 5

    Hands On Goes Virtual! Who? Students who find themselves wanting to add to their repertoire of Independent Living Skills and want to actively participate in learning, problem solving, and dialog with a small group.

    What Will You Do: Each week, ILS Instructors Dawn Leeflang and Bobbi Pompey will share information, skills, tips and tricks related to the theme. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share your knowledge, and learn from other students. By the end of each session you will have learned new skills that you can immediately begin using in your day-to-day routine

    Where: Zoom conference calls will be used for each session. Once you haves RSVP’s you will get the dial-in information.

    When: Sessions will occur each Friday between 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Starting in June, we will do a Tactile Development Series. Participants are encouraged to attend all workshops, if possible.This series will culminate with the creation of a Personal Vision Board (for example, a collage, a portrait, or abstract art), combining the skills learned and various sensory materials.

    June 5: Introduction to Tactile Development and Practical Applications around the home.

    June 12: Using Tactile Sense for Organization and Labeling

    June 19: Using Tactile Sense for Games, Hobbies, and Puzzles

    June 26: Using Tactile Sense in the Kitchen

    July 3: Culminating Project

    All questions are welcome. Stay tuned for future topics!

    How Do I Sign Up: Please RSVP to Briana Kusuma at bkusuma@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7335.

    The Hands On Series of workshops are designed to not only provide information, but to provide hands on experience completing tasks and mastering skills. At the end of each workshop you will walk away with at least one skill that you can begin using in your life immediately. Each workshop will have a theme within the umbrella of Independent Living Skills. Themes may include; note taking, house hold projects, DIY cleaning products, make-up, household/office organization, container gardening, and meal prepping just to name a few!

    Sessions will occur each Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. over Zoom. Students of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to attend.

  • Tech Together: Smart home Possibilites (online)

    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.

    Tech Together: Smart home Possibilites (online)


    Jun 9

    Tech Together Online

    Join the LightHouse Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times. Tech Together is a chance to share your knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other blind technology users. LightHouse access technology staff share tips and resources on each week’s topic. Then there is time for LightHouse students and friends to add to the conversation, as we all learn from each other.

    Topics are decided on a rolling basis as our community’s needs evolve during shelter in place.

    June 9: Smart home Possibilities

    Come chat about what can happen when you combine smart speakers with accessories, gadgets or appliances. Just how smart and accessible can our homes become?

    Join us for one or all of these conversations, which will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP to: adecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343 Please note that we need your email address to invite you to the Zoom meeting, so RSVP via email is preferred.

    National Federation of the Blind San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)

    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.

    National Federation of the Blind San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)


    Jun 9

    The National Federation of the Blind is a nationwide community of members that believe blind people can live the lives they want. We meet online via Zoom with the following schedule:

    5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. – Connections, a semi-structured time to get to know chapter members
    6:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. – Virtual Happy (Half) Hour
    6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Chapter Meeting

    To RSVP, contact Christina Daniels at ms.christina.daniels@gmail.com.

    *Please note, this group is not afflicted with LightHouse.

    Read more: National Federation of the Blind San Francisco Chapter Meeting (online)

  • Hands On Goes Virtual (online)

    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.

    Hands On Goes Virtual (online)


    Jun 12

    Hands On Goes Virtual! Who? Students who find themselves wanting to add to their repertoire of Independent Living Skills and want to actively participate in learning, problem solving, and dialog with a small group.

    What Will You Do: Each week, ILS Instructors Dawn Leeflang and Bobbi Pompey will share information, skills, tips and tricks related to the theme. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share your knowledge, and learn from other students. By the end of each session you will have learned new skills that you can immediately begin using in your day-to-day routine

    Where: Zoom conference calls will be used for each session. Once you haves RSVP’s you will get the dial-in information.

    When: Sessions will occur each Friday between 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Starting in June, we will do a Tactile Development Series. Participants are encouraged to attend all workshops, if possible.This series will culminate with the creation of a Personal Vision Board (for example, a collage, a portrait, or abstract art), combining the skills learned and various sensory materials.

    June 5: Introduction to Tactile Development and Practical Applications around the home.

    June 12: Using Tactile Sense for Organization and Labeling
    Practice using your tactile (and other) senses to identify items, and learn ways to organize, label and mark items in your home or office. Time to raid your junk drawer, for rubber bands, safety pins, paper clips, and more...and perhaps organize that drawer in the process!

    June 19: Using Tactile Sense for Games, Hobbies, and Puzzles
    Please RSVP by 4pm on 6/12, to receive materials in the mail ahead of time. Learn about adapted games, how to adapt your own games with tactile markers. Participants will make their own tic-tac-toe board, and challenge themselves with a jigsaw puzzle.

    June 26: Using Tactile Sense in the Kitchen
    Learn several “kitchen hacks” or ways to use your tactile sense in the kitchen. Participants will make 1 or 2 simple treats that will engage their tactile sense. (Specific ingredients needed will be released, once enrolled).

    July 3: Culminating Project

    All questions are welcome. Stay tuned for future topics!

    How Do I Sign Up: Please RSVP to Briana Kusuma at bkusuma@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7335.

    The Hands On Series of workshops are designed to not only provide information, but to provide hands on experience completing tasks and mastering skills. At the end of each workshop you will walk away with at least one skill that you can begin using in your life immediately. Each workshop will have a theme within the umbrella of Independent Living Skills. Themes may include; note taking, house hold projects, DIY cleaning products, make-up, household/office organization, container gardening, and meal prepping just to name a few!

    Sessions will occur each Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. over Zoom. Students of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to attend.

  • Tech Together (online)

    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.

    Tech Together (online)


    Jun 16

    Tech Together Online

    Join the LightHouse Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times. Tech Together is a chance to share your knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other blind technology users. LightHouse access technology staff share tips and resources on each week’s topic. Then there is time for LightHouse students and friends to add to the conversation, as we all learn from each other.

    Topics are decided on a rolling basis as our community’s needs evolve during shelter in place.

    Join us for one or all of these conversations, which will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP to: adecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343 Please note that we need your email address to invite you to the Zoom meeting, so RSVP via email is preferred.

  • Introducción a las Tecnologías de Apoyo

    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.

    Introducción a las Tecnologías de Apoyo


    Jun 17

    Introducción a las Tecnologías de Apoyo Miércoles, 17 de junio. 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM Un vistazo a las opciones de accesibilidad, aplicaciones y servicios disponibles para personas Ciegas o con Baja Visión, en teléfonos inteligentes, computadoras y dispositivos para el hogar. Lectores de pantalla, ampliadores, opciones de contraste, reconocimiento de voz. Palabras clave: iPhone, Android, OCR, Alexa, OK Google, Windows 10, Mac. Evento transmitido por la plataforma Zoom. Podrás acceder a Zoom desde una computadora, dispositivo móvil, o marcando directamente desde cualquier teléfono. Recibirás los datos de la reunión de Zoom al confirmar tu participación mediante correo electrónico a: jcolon@lighthouse-sf.org o llamando al (415)694-7323. Intro to Access Technology, Spanish Language Event Wednesday, June 17. 2:00 PM - 3:45 PM. An overview of accessibility options, applications and services for blind or low vision users, available in smartphones, computers and home devices. Screen readers, magnifiers, high contrast, speech recognition. Keywords: iPhone, Android, OCR, Alexa, OK Google, Windows 10, Mac. This event will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you rsvp by email to: jcolon@lighthouse-sf.org or by calling 415-694-7323.

  • Hands On Goes Virtual (online)

    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.

    Hands On Goes Virtual (online)


    Jun 19

    Hands On Goes Virtual! Who? Students who find themselves wanting to add to their repertoire of Independent Living Skills and want to actively participate in learning, problem solving, and dialog with a small group.

    What Will You Do: Each week, ILS Instructors Dawn Leeflang and Bobbi Pompey will share information, skills, tips and tricks related to the theme. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share your knowledge, and learn from other students. By the end of each session you will have learned new skills that you can immediately begin using in your day-to-day routine

    Where: Zoom conference calls will be used for each session. Once you haves RSVP’s you will get the dial-in information.

    When: Sessions will occur each Friday between 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Starting in June, we will do a Tactile Development Series. Participants are encouraged to attend all workshops, if possible.This series will culminate with the creation of a Personal Vision Board (for example, a collage, a portrait, or abstract art), combining the skills learned and various sensory materials.

    June 5: Introduction to Tactile Development and Practical Applications around the home.

    June 12: Using Tactile Sense for Organization and Labeling
    Practice using your tactile (and other) senses to identify items, and learn ways to organize, label and mark items in your home or office. Time to raid your junk drawer, for rubber bands, safety pins, paper clips, and more...and perhaps organize that drawer in the process!

    June 19: Using Tactile Sense for Games, Hobbies, and Puzzles
    Please RSVP by 4pm on 6/12, to receive materials in the mail ahead of time. Learn about adapted games, how to adapt your own games with tactile markers. Participants will make their own tic-tac-toe board, and challenge themselves with a jigsaw puzzle.

    June 26: Using Tactile Sense in the Kitchen
    Learn several “kitchen hacks” or ways to use your tactile sense in the kitchen. Participants will make 1 or 2 simple treats that will engage their tactile sense. (Specific ingredients needed will be released, once enrolled).

    July 3: Culminating Project

    All questions are welcome. Stay tuned for future topics!

    How Do I Sign Up: Please RSVP to Briana Kusuma at bkusuma@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7335.

    The Hands On Series of workshops are designed to not only provide information, but to provide hands on experience completing tasks and mastering skills. At the end of each workshop you will walk away with at least one skill that you can begin using in your life immediately. Each workshop will have a theme within the umbrella of Independent Living Skills. Themes may include; note taking, house hold projects, DIY cleaning products, make-up, household/office organization, container gardening, and meal prepping just to name a few!

    Sessions will occur each Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. over Zoom. Students of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to attend.

  • Tech Together (online)

    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.

    Tech Together (online)


    Jun 23

    Tech Together Online

    Join the LightHouse Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times. Tech Together is a chance to share your knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other blind technology users. LightHouse access technology staff share tips and resources on each week’s topic. Then there is time for LightHouse students and friends to add to the conversation, as we all learn from each other.

    Topics are decided on a rolling basis as our community’s needs evolve during shelter in place.

    Join us for one or all of these conversations, which will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP to: adecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343 Please note that we need your email address to invite you to the Zoom meeting, so RSVP via email is preferred.

  • Hands On Goes Virtual (online)

    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.

    Hands On Goes Virtual (online)


    Jun 26

    Hands On Goes Virtual! Who? Students who find themselves wanting to add to their repertoire of Independent Living Skills and want to actively participate in learning, problem solving, and dialog with a small group.

    What Will You Do: Each week, ILS Instructors Dawn Leeflang and Bobbi Pompey will share information, skills, tips and tricks related to the theme. You will have the opportunity to ask questions, share your knowledge, and learn from other students. By the end of each session you will have learned new skills that you can immediately begin using in your day-to-day routine

    Where: Zoom conference calls will be used for each session. Once you haves RSVP’s you will get the dial-in information.

    When: Sessions will occur each Friday between 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

    Starting in June, we will do a Tactile Development Series. Participants are encouraged to attend all workshops, if possible.This series will culminate with the creation of a Personal Vision Board (for example, a collage, a portrait, or abstract art), combining the skills learned and various sensory materials.

    June 5: Introduction to Tactile Development and Practical Applications around the home.

    June 12: Using Tactile Sense for Organization and Labeling
    Practice using your tactile (and other) senses to identify items, and learn ways to organize, label and mark items in your home or office. Time to raid your junk drawer, for rubber bands, safety pins, paper clips, and more...and perhaps organize that drawer in the process!

    June 19: Using Tactile Sense for Games, Hobbies, and Puzzles
    Please RSVP by 4pm on 6/12, to receive materials in the mail ahead of time. Learn about adapted games, how to adapt your own games with tactile markers. Participants will make their own tic-tac-toe board, and challenge themselves with a jigsaw puzzle.

    June 26: Using Tactile Sense in the Kitchen
    Learn several “kitchen hacks” or ways to use your tactile sense in the kitchen. Participants will make 1 or 2 simple treats that will engage their tactile sense. (Specific ingredients needed will be released, once enrolled).

    July 3: Culminating Project

    All questions are welcome. Stay tuned for future topics!

    How Do I Sign Up: Please RSVP to Briana Kusuma at bkusuma@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7335.

    The Hands On Series of workshops are designed to not only provide information, but to provide hands on experience completing tasks and mastering skills. At the end of each workshop you will walk away with at least one skill that you can begin using in your life immediately. Each workshop will have a theme within the umbrella of Independent Living Skills. Themes may include; note taking, house hold projects, DIY cleaning products, make-up, household/office organization, container gardening, and meal prepping just to name a few!

    Sessions will occur each Friday from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. over Zoom. Students of all backgrounds and experience levels are welcome to attend.

  • Tech Together (online)

    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.

    Tech Together (online)


    Jun 30

    Tech Together Online

    Join the LightHouse Access Technology team for a series of informal conversations on technology topics relevant to these current times. Tech Together is a chance to share your knowledge and experience, as well as learn from other blind technology users. LightHouse access technology staff share tips and resources on each week’s topic. Then there is time for LightHouse students and friends to add to the conversation, as we all learn from each other.

    Topics are decided on a rolling basis as our community’s needs evolve during shelter in place.

    Join us for one or all of these conversations, which will be conducted using the Zoom platform. You can connect to Zoom using a computer, an app, or by dialing in from any phone. Zoom meeting details will be provided when you RSVP to: adecker@lighthouse-sf.org or 415-694-7343 Please note that we need your email address to invite you to the Zoom meeting, so RSVP via email is preferred.

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!