Avoiding Holiday Blues: For People with Vision Loss

By Lisa Beth Miller, LCSW-R, BCD, Outreach and Referral Coordinator at Lighthouse Guild With holidays fast approaching, many people are planning gatherings with friends and family. Although these can be

Halloween Hazard: Never Buy Decorative Contact Lenses Without a Prescription

Just 10 hours after she first put in a pair of colored contact lenses that she’d bought at a souvenir shop, Laura Butler of Parkersburg, W.Va., had “extreme pain in

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

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

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

#EyeOnHealth: ADA: Making Art Accessible

Dr. Linda Gerra, Lighthouse Guild’s Director of Children’s Vision Programs, is an expert in blindness and visual impairment, specifically in the education of children and young adults.

Restore and Maintain Independence With Rehab

Physical therapy focuses on restoring a function by improving movement, balance, pain management and gaining strength after an injury or illness.

Traveling With Low Vision

Tips for navigating travel by air, bus or rail when you can’t see well.

Reflections of Braille: How This Revolutionary Dot System Continues to Evolve with the Technology of Electronic Braille

Many people still don’t realize just how technology has transformed Braille. Older machines could cost up to $5000 and were heavy and difficult to carry around. Today there are new machines continuously dropping in price that can fit in a purse!