Archive for the ‘Braille’ Category

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. […]

Second Annual Spokane Braille Rally

June 28th, 2012

Courtesy of Greg Wing, INL Computer Training Program Instructor I had a great time at the 2nd Annual Spokane Braille Rally!  This year’s event was bigger and better than last year.  I was once again treated to the excitement and fun of racing shot gun in a Porsche Carrera 911 Targa.  This was truly a very […]

Washington Talking Book and Braille Library Receives Mayor’s Award from Seattle Human Services Coalition

June 28th, 2012

Courtesy of Paula Hoffman, Lighthouse Vice President of Government Affairs, and Disability Services Committee Member at Seattle Human Services Coalition Lighthouse Government Relations staff Mark Landreneau and Paula Hoffman attended the City’s Annual Human Service Awards at City Hall on Tuesday evening.  Awards in different categories were presented by City Council members Bruce Harrell, Tim […]

The Braille Ramblers are reinforcing braille skills at INL

April 30th, 2012

Article courtesy of Christine Stabe, Front Office Administrator at INL I am delighted to be one of the first to join the Braille Ramblers here at Inland Northwest Lighthouse (INL).  It’s given me a chance to brush up on my braille reading, and discuss the article of the moment.  The group is a wonderful way […]

‘World Braille Day’ by Seattle Lighthouse Braille Instructor Julie Brannon

January 4th, 2012

Why is January 4th reserved as World Braille Day? There is a reason that a day would be set aside around the world for this phenomenal literary code that was developed by a young French man, for whom the code is named, Louis Braille. This reading and writing code consists of merely 6 dots, but […]


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