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Topaz OCR Presentation

Join us on Monday, July 27th for a tutorial on the Topaz OCR device made by  Freedom Scientific. Tune in  to learn how the Topaz empowers individuals with vision loss to read and access printed material. Date: Monday, July 27 Time: 1 PM To register for this meeting, email Rebecca at rsmith@lighthousefw.org.

Ask the Blind Guys

Do you have a question regarding blindness you've been wanting to ask, but didn't feel comfortable asking? You're not the only one! Many people have questions, but are often times too afraid to ask or fear they may offend someone; so we've decided to create a safe space to have these conversations. Lighthouse for the … Continue reading "Ask the Blind Guys"

Virtual Adjustment to Blindness Support Group

Every month we host Support Group for people who are visually impaired or blind. Our adjustment to blindness support group is intended to help people in the blindness community connect with others who have the shared experience of vision loss, while providing information about resources and teaching strategies and approaches to coping with vision loss … Continue reading "Virtual Adjustment to Blindness Support Group"

Solution-Based Discussion on Navigating O&M During COVID-19

The pandemic has taken its toll on our nation, but is especially affecting Orientation & Mobility instructors. The Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth would like to invite any Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialists to collaborate with us, in a positive brainstorming session. We encourage you to bring your ideas on how we can … Continue reading "Solution-Based Discussion on Navigating O&M During COVID-19"

Ask the Blind Guys

Do you have a question regarding blindness you’ve been wanting to ask, but didn’t feel comfortable asking? You’re not the only one! Many people have questions, but are often times too afraid to ask or fear they may offend someone; so we’ve decided to create a safe space to have these conversations. Lighthouse for the … Continue reading "Ask the Blind Guys"

Virtual Support Group

Join us on Wednesday, September 2nd at 10:00 AM for our monthly virtual support group. Our guest speaker, Liz Wisecarver, works for the National Federation of the Blind of Texas as the NFB-NEWSLINE® Texas Coordinator. She earned her Master’s in Orientation and Mobility from Louisiana Tech University. Before moving to Texas in 2015, Liz taught blind … Continue reading "Virtual Support Group"

Labor Day – Office Closed

Our office will be closed in observance of Labor Day, Monday, September 7th. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 8th.

Uber Tutorial

Join us for an interactive tutorial on Ride Share services and how they can help the blind and visually impaired access transportation. Learn how to use smartphone accessibility software such as Voice Over to request a ride and access other ride share features. Date: Wednesday, September 9th Time: 3:30 PM To register for this meeting, … Continue reading "Uber Tutorial"

iOS 14 Update

Zoom

It’s September and you know what that means, a new version of Apples famous operating system called IOS. It will be released soon so let’s talk about new changes and features. Date: Wednesday, September 16th Time: 1 PM To register for this meeting, email Rebecca at rsmith@lighthousefw.org.

North Texas Giving Day

Did you know that the Lighthouse for the Blind of Fort Worth is participating in the biggest online fundraising event in North Texas along with hundreds of other non-profits? North Texas Giving Day is on Thursday, September 17th, so mark your calendar to make your donation and support the Lighthouse. Join the movement on September 17th to help us reach … Continue reading "North Texas Giving Day"

Ask the Blind Guys

Zoom

Do you have a question regarding blindness you’ve been wanting to ask, but didn’t feel comfortable asking? You’re not the only one! Many people have questions, but are often times too afraid to ask or fear they may offend someone; so we’ve decided to create a safe space to have these conversations. Lighthouse for the … Continue reading "Ask the Blind Guys"

Virtual Support Group

Zoom

Join us on Wednesday, October 7th at 10:00 AM for our monthly virtual support group. Our guest speaker, John Castillo, has worked for Criss Cole rehabilitation center for the past 7  years spending his last 6 in teaching technology. Before CCRC, John worked for Texas school for the blind as a rehab and music teacher. … Continue reading "Virtual Support Group"