At least 2.2 billion people have vision impairment or blindness, of which over 1 billion cases could have been prevented or have yet to be addressed

More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment  because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and far sightedness, glaucoma and cataract,

Physical Education Adaptations

Physical education is important for all students including those who are blind or visually impaired. Although planning will be necessary, it is important to include students in the physical education

Dr. Bruce Rosenthal discusses healthy aging and other vision-related topics on SiriusXM “Doctor Radio”

Dr. Bruce Rosenthal, Chief of Low Vision Services at Lighthouse Guild, reminds older adults about steps they can take to care for their eyes and protect their vision.  The key

Casa Boricua Innovative Senior Center Open House

Posted by BronxTimes Lighthouse Guild was happy to join Neighborhood SHOPP Casa Boricua Innovative Senior Center’s inaugural Open House on Friday, August 23 at 910 E. 172nd Street. [caption id=”attachment_34444″

Designing Vision-Friendly Living Environments

It is important to pay attention to safety at home, especially for people with vision loss. Aging and vision impairment increase the risk of falls and approximately one third of

Helping your Child Prepare for School

By Dr. Linda Gerra Communicating the needs of your child to their teachers will ensure a successful school year. The first step is to provide information about your child’s eye

Braille Tales Print/Braille Book Program: Apply for Free Books!

Participating families receive six free print/braille books per year up to the child’s 6th birthday. To be eligible for the program: You or your child must meet the definition of blindness

Tactile Illustrated Books: Did You Say, “A Little Miracle?”

by Philippe Claudet At the end of the 1980s, there was a “book famine” all over the world. It had existed at least since the early 19th century, in spite

5 Reasons Why Recreation Is Important for Children Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired

  Summertime is approaching and for many children that means trying new sports or a new activity, hanging out at the park, going camping, and simply having adventures. Children who

10 Tips for Reading Aloud

Every book is a world. Opening that world starts with you — but no pressure. If you’re not yet comfortable reading aloud, here’s a good place to start. It’s a