Welcome to the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind, Inc.
First Annual Lighthouse Health Fair & Expo
The public is invited to attend the Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind’s First Annual Health Fair which will be held on Friday, May 2nd, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the Lighthouse Hernando office, 6492 California Street in Brooksville. This free, fun and informative event will include a number of agencies that provide social services, healthcare, technology, and vision rehabilitation. There will be a white cane demonstration, and door prizes will be provided by various organizations.
Lighthouse Programs & Services
The mission of the Lighthouse is to provide persons who are visually impaired and blind with the skills needed to achieve their maximum independence. Lighthouse works with people of all ages, from babies to seniors, who experience vision impairment and blindness. We have served persons who are visually impaired and blind since 1983.
Our free programs and services include:
- Independent Living Skills Classes—Adaptive daily living skills to maximize home and personal management
- Orientation and Mobility—Fall prevention, sighted guide technique, use of the white cane, use of public transportation
- Assistive Technology/Computer Training—Using screen magnification or screen reader software
- Counseling and Referral
- Job Readiness, training and job placement
While on our website, you can learn about vision loss and vision rehabilitation services, and you can read our client profiles to learn how Lighthouse services benefit people who are visually impaired and blind. You can also learn about our fundraising events and supporters. Please visit Chasco Coronation Ball in Support of Blind Babies to learn about our largest fundraiser.
Please contact us if you need more information. Thank you for supporting the Lighthouse.