Visiting the 2016 NIB/NAEPB National Conference and Expo

October 12th, 2016

“NO LIMITS” in big bold writing was the message used to draw people to the 2016 National Industries for the Blind (NIB) and National Association for the Employment for People Who Are Blind (NAEPB) National Conference and Expo. NIB uses “no limits” as shorthand for “there are no limits to what we can do.” Their […]

DeafBlind Retreat Touches Hearts

September 8th, 2016

“It’s okay to touch. Touch provides equal access to someone who cannot hear or see.” We heard this message loud and clear from our DeafBlind tour guides while visiting the DeafBlind Retreat at the Seabeck Conference Center on August 31st, 2016. As our DeafBlind tour guides spoke about the facility and the retreat, American Sign […]

Get to Know Cindy Van Winkle – Event Coordinator

July 28th, 2016

Cindy Van Winkle comes to The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. after over 20 years of teaching braille for the Kitsap Public School System. Her favorite part of that job was working with students and seeing the impact that her efforts made. Many of her previous students now work at the Lighthouse, so she gets […]

The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. Visits Washington D.C.

June 23rd, 2016

Each year National Industries for the Blind (NIB) hosts a Public Policy Forum for all of its associated agencies. The forum provides NIB agencies with the chance to build relationships with elected officials and advocate on various aspects of legislation. This year’s forum took place on May 24th and 25th in Crystal City, Virginia. Five […]

Working in Seattle with Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)

May 18th, 2016

Those of you who have Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) should join me in working at The Lighthouse for the Blind Inc. in Seattle due to the perfect weather to aid in maximizing your remaining vision! Everyone I know with RP who has usable vision sees best during overcast days. This applies to other visual impairments as […]


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