Being blind or visually impaired doesn’t mean you can’t work or continue going to school. We can help you enter or remain in the job market, as well as help your employer make reasonable accommodations for you.
Lighthouse Guild’s Adaptive Technology Center has experts who can help you determine the devices necessary to obtain or maintain your goals and then train you to use them. The Center is equipped with state-of-the-art computers, both adaptive and mainstream software, scanners for audio and visual feedback, and printers/embossers that produce large print and Braille.
What We Offer
- Introduction to computers
- Instruction in either or both Windows and IOS platforms
- Evaluation and training on adaptive equipment
- Specialized adaptive computer training
- Software instruction
- Work site evaluation and technical assistance
- Extended evening and weekend hours
What We Offer Your Employer
- Consultation on worksite accommodations
- Job retention support
- Adaptive hardware/software assistance
- Environmental assessment
Henry A. Grunwald Technology Center
Director, Dorrie Rush
Having vision loss doesn’t mean you can’t maintain a productive lifestyle and access the latest advances in technology to read, communicate and email, access the internet, and more. The professional staff and volunteers at the Henry A. Grunwald Technology Center can provide you with individual and group instruction on basic and advanced uses of cellular phones, electronic tablets and other technologies.
Our goal is to help you to better navigate your environments, perform daily activities, remain connected to friends, families and associates, and continue to enjoy doing what you love doing most.