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Events Week of 1/30-2/5

Hello Everyone! Attached below is our events for the week and our February calendar! Monday 1/30:Virtual Lesson 4:30-5:30pm Teens will join in on a lesson ... continue reading

Transition Event Notice!

Hello Transition families!  I would like to introduce myself, my name is Erin Vincent and I am the new Family Engagement Coordinator here at ... continue reading

Transition Events for Week of 1/4-1/13

Zoom Link For Virtual Events: https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/j/82315336035 Meeting ID: 823 1533 6035 Happy New Year to all! Here are the events for this week: Wednesday: 1/4 ... continue reading

Transition Events for Week of 11/28-12/4

Zoom Link For Virtual Events: https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/j/82315336035 Here are the events for the following weeks.  As always here is the zoom link for the virtual ... continue reading

Transition Events for Week of 12/5-12/11

Zoom Link For Virtual Events: https://lighthouseeducationcenter-org.zoom.us/j/82315336035 Meeting ID: 823 1533 6035 Here are the events for the following weeks.  Monday: 12/5 Virtual Meeting with Judi ... continue reading

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center Partners with Samaritan Counseling of the Gulf Coast to Offer Mental Health Services for the Visually Impaired

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center has been awarded a $30,000 grant from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County to provide mental health counseling services ... continue reading

Lighthouse on ABC 7’s Suncoast View

Thank you to Linda Carson and the wonderful crew at Suncoast View for having our Program Director, Maddy, and board member, Alexandra Elman Foley ... continue reading

Teens with visual impairment celebrate prom with unforgettable night

For teens participating in programs offered by Lighthouse for the Visually Impaired and Blind on May 21, this year’s prom was another unforgettable night ... continue reading

USA Today: Fearless blind teen smashes it on the Rugged Maniac obstacle course

Levi Gobin is blind, determined, and totally fearless. The 17-year-old from Sarasota, Florida, was born without sight due to a condition called optic nerve ... continue reading

March 2022 eNews

Lighthouse Spotlight Periodically, we will spotlight the many staff at Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center. This month we spotlight Vision Rehabilitation Specialist, Nathan LaForte. ... continue reading