The Lighthouse has limited the number of individuals physically in our office as part of our COVID-19 response, however we continue to actively work with our clients remotely and by appointment. Please email us(opens in new window) or call +1 941-359-1404 for information.

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

Every Friday from 1:00-2:00 pm

This support groups is offered every Friday for clients and caregivers in Sarasota and Manatee counties. It provides an opportunity…

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…

This Masterclass Series is held on Tuesday, Sept. 7, Sept. 14 and Sept. 21 from 10:00-11:30 am. If you are interested in participating in this Masterclass, please contact your instructor.

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

This Masterclass Series is held on Wednesday, Sept. 8, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 from 10:00-11:30 am. If you are interested in participating in this course, please contact your instructor.

Kitchen Comprehensive is a Masterclass that will demonstrate adaptive tools and techniques designed to further promote confidence and skill for…

This Adjustment to Vision Loss (AVL) Course occurs online each Wednesday on Sept. 8, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 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 Masterclass Series is held on Thursday, Sept. 9, Sept. 16 and Sept. 23 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…

This Adjustment to Vision Loss (AVL) Course occurs online each Monday on Sept. 13, Sept. 20 and Sept. 27 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…

Mon, Sep 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…

Mon, Sep 20, 2021, 10:30 - 11:30 am

This support groups is offered on the third Monday each month for clients and provides an opportunity to share and…

Sat, Sep 25, 2021, 5:00 - 6:30 pm

Saturday, September 25, 2021, 5:00 – 6:00 pm If you are interested in participating, please contact Angeline Koplau at angeline.koplau@LighthouseEducationCenter.org.…

Tue, Sep 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…

Mon, Oct 04, 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…

Wed, Oct 06—Wed, Dec 22, 2021, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

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

Thu, Oct 07, 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.

Tue, Oct 12, 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…

Mon, Oct 18, 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, Oct 26, 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…

Mon, Nov 01, 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…

Thu, Nov 04, 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.

Tue, Nov 09, 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…

Mon, Nov 15, 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, Nov 23, 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…

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.

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…

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…