The Lighthouse is open and providing training for our clients.
Peepers Low Vision Store is ONLINE ONLY. Appointments are required for magnification consultation and purchases.

Please email us or call (941) 359-1404 for information.

+1 941-359-14047318 N Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34243
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Programs Schedule

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday from 12:30 - 1:00 pm

Conversations, games and trivia to warm you up before the online courses begin. For more information visit our Enrichment &…

Every Tuesday from 1:00 - 2:00 pm

Join our Independent Living instructors for some learning outside the box. Learn new tips and tricks while living with vision…

Every Thursday from 1:00 - 2:00 pm

A Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist will discuss different topics and the white cane each week. For more information visit…

The AVL Course occurs every Monday at 12:30 pm. If you are interested in attending this course, please contact your instructor.

In our Adjustment to Vision Loss classes, individuals can learn new or alternative techniques to read, write and live to…

Every Wednesday from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Bring your questions and answers to this open forum with our Assistive Technology instructors. For more information visit our Assistive…

Every Tuesday from 4:00-6:00 pm

Prepares eligible students, ages 14-22, to learn life skills and practical job readiness. For more information visit our Young Adults…

Every Wednesday from 4:00-6:00 pm

Prepares eligible students, ages 14-22, to learn life skills and practical job readiness. For more information visit our Young Adults…

Every Wednesday from 1:00-2:30 pm

Provides tools and strategies for job readiness and job placement to access, maintain or return to employment. For more information…

Every Friday from 1:00-2:00 pm

The support group is offered to clients and caregivers in Sarasota and Manatee counties. It provides an opportunity to share…

Tue, Nov 30, 2021, 10:00 - 11:00 am

Bring out your creativity and imagination by joining Craft Club. Be inspired with new ideas and learn a different type…

The AVL Course occurs each Wednesday on Dec. 1, Dec. 8 & Dec. 15 at 12:30 pm. If you are interested in attending this course, please contact your instructor.

In our Adjustment to Vision Loss classes, individuals can learn new or alternative techniques to read, write and live to…

This Master Class Series is held on Thursday, Dec. 2, Dec. 9 & Dec. 16 from 10:00-11:30 am. If you are interested in attending this Masterclass series please contact your instructor.

Ready-Set-Go is a way to think about personal safety and emergency preparedness. Maintaining your health and wellness (being Ready), organizing…

Thu, Dec 02, 2021, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

For more information, contact Angeline Koplau at Angeline.koplau@LighthouseEducationCenter. org. For more information visit our Young Adults page.

Sat, Dec 04, 2021, 4:00 - 9:00 pm

The Young Adults Program will enjoy Dinner & Movie. If you are interested in participating, please contact Angeline Koplau at…

Mon, Dec 06, 2021, 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Comprehensive training for use of computer technology in the home, school and workplace. For more information visit our Assistive Technology…

Sat, Dec 11, 2021, 11:00 - 4:00 am

The Young Adults Program will enjoy a visit to Ellenton Outlet Mall on Saturday, December 11. We will have to…

This Master Class Series is held on Wednesday, Dec. 1, Dec. 8 & Dec. 15 from 10:00-11:30 am

This course is designed to help the client maintain their living space whether an owner or renter, to review basic…

Mon, Dec 20, 2021, 10:00 - 12:00 pm

Comprehensive training for use of computer technology in the home, school and workplace. For more information visit our Assistive Technology…

Tue, Dec 28, 2021, 11:30 - 12:30 pm

New to Lighthouse? Want to learn more about our instructors and no-cost services available to the community? Join us! Call…