Happier Holidays for Children with Vision Loss

Children with vision loss, mental health issues or developmental and physical challenges such as autism, sensory issues, depression and anxiety may need extra help managing the festivities of the season. They also do not all experience the holidays the same way.

A Hybrid Indoor Positioning System for the Blind and Visually Impaired Using Bluetooth and Google Tango

Blind & visually impaired individuals often face challenges in wayfinding in unfamiliar environments. Thus, an accessible indoor positioning and navigation system that safely and accurately positions and guides such individuals would be welcome.

Test-retest Variability of a Standardized Low Vision Lighting Assessment

The LuxIQ is a portable lighting assessment tool that can be used to systematically measure lighting preferences; however, there is little independent evidence to support its reliability in low vision rehabilitation.

Diabetes #EyeOnHealth

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. In recognition of this important observance, The National Eye Institute (NEI) and Lighthouse Guild are presenting a social media campaign to raise awareness about the

Performance of Real-world Functional Tasks Using an Updated Oral Electronic Vision Device in Persons Blinded by Trauma

SIGNIFICANCE: There is an immediate need for noninvasive therapies to improve the functional abilities of persons blinded by traumatic injury. The BrainPort Vision Pro, an updated hands-free oral electronic vision

Current Practice in Low Vision Rehabilitation of Age-related Macular Degeneration and Usefulness of Virtual Reality as a Rehabilitation Tool

Abstract Purpose: This study surveys current low vision rehabilitation practice methodologies among French practitioners and it describes their opinions about the utility of using virtual reality as a tool for

Planning a Museum Trip – Tips for Parents of Children with Vision Loss

Visiting a museum with a child who is blind or has low vision may seem like a tough thing to do, but just like many parenting tasks, if you break things down and prepare ahead, the seemingly ominous project may not be so tough after all.

An eLearning Course to Help Older Adult Clients Adjust to Vision Loss

Vision loss can present different challenges in older adults compared with younger clients. Lighthouse Guild offers an online continuing education course called Low Vision in Older Adults: Foundations for Rehabilitation (Second

Protect Your Child’s Eyes

Watch Video Children’s Sensitivity to Sunlight People receive 80% of their lifetime exposure to Ultraviolet (UV) rays before they reach the age of 18. The lens of a child’s eye

Help for Veterans Who Have Vision Loss

There are approximately 130,000 veterans in the United States who are legally blind, and over a million veterans who have low vision which decreases their ability to perform necessary daily