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?”

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 of all the

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 are

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

Overcoming Anything in Life: Meet Daria Zawadzki, facilitator of Tele-Support Groups for Blind and Visually Impaired Teens

Listen to Audio Interview Read Full Transcript Blind Abilities Teen correspondent Simon Bonenfant sat down with Daria Zawadzki during his recent visit to New York City. Daria works for the

Resources for Parents of Children Newly Diagnosed with Vision Loss

You are at the beginning of journey. At this early stage, you may feel overwhelmed if your child has been diagnosed with vision loss. We have gathered information to help you and your child begin to experience a life full of joy and wonder!

Smoking and Eye Disease

Smoking tobacco (cigarettes, cigars or pipes) can cause lung disease, heart disease, cancer, and many other serious health problems. But did you know that smoking can also harm your eyes?

Living with Glaucoma: Connecting People with Vision and Health Services

Presented by Janet Weinstein, Director of Outreach, Lighthouse Guild A discussion on the latest vision and health services available to individuals with glaucoma through Lighthouse Guild: Aging and vision The

Protect Your Eyes This Summer

Wearing Sunglasses with UV Protection Helps to Prevent Serious Eye Damage It’s common knowledge that exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can cause skin damage. But many people may

Traveling With Vision Loss

By Carol Moog With summer almost here, many people are getting out and about locally or planning vacations. Whether traveling near home or overseas, there are guidelines people with vision