Archive for the ‘Awareness’ Category

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 […]

Lighthouse Employees Hit the Baseball Field on Kirk Adams’ Last Day

May 4th, 2016

We took Lighthouse Mission and Values in Performance (MVP) award winners and staff out to the ballgame for Kirk Adams’ last day on the job. It was the Seattle Mariners vs. the Kansas City Royals and the stadium was packed for the big faceoff. An exciting game ended with the Mariners winning 1 to 0. Just as the Mariners […]

Independence and Accessibility for All

July 24th, 2015

This July the Lighthouse honors and celebrates independence and accessibility for all. In addition to commemorating our nation’s Declaration of Independence on July 4th, we’re proud to recognize the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) enacted July 26th, 1990. The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and provides equal access to […]

Foundation Board Members Needed – Help Create Jobs!

July 15th, 2015

For 97 years, The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. has provided jobs, independence, and empowerment for individuals who are blind, DeafBlind, and blind with other disabilities in our community. As a nonprofit social enterprise, our mission is: To create and enhance opportunities for independence and self-sufficiency for people who are blind, DeafBlind, and blind with other disabilities. […]

A Firsthand Account of the School Tour Program

July 7th, 2015

In my fourth grade year at Laurelhurst Elementary, we took a field trip that changed my life. One sunny morning in Mrs. Dublin’s class, she announced that we would be going to The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. I thought this was an interesting choice, and was curious as to what it would be like. […]

The Lighthouse – A Melting Pot of Knowledge, Experience, and Culture

May 28th, 2015

When one walks into the Lighthouse, they walk into a place of acceptance and understanding. We employ people from countries all over the world and from all different backgrounds. Countries such as Ethiopia, Vietnam, Laos, the Philippines, China, Ukraine, Poland, Great Britain, and many more are represented. This is because blindness affects people from all […]


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