Archive for the ‘Deaf-Blind’ Category

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 […]

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 […]

Building Community and Sharing New Experiences at the 35th Annual Deaf-Blind Retreat!

September 27th, 2013

Submitted by Jorge H. Aristizabal The first time I attended the Deaf-Blind Retreat at Seabeck, WA was in 2004. It was my first time visiting Washington state. It was also the first time I used a Support Service Provider (SSP), and I saw what I had been missing all these years. It completely changed my experience […]

Greg Hlibok visits the Lighthouse from the FCC Disability Rights Office

September 20th, 2012

The Lighthouse Government Relations Team and the Deaf-Blind Program have been working together to bring another leader in the blind and Deaf-Blind communities to The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. On Wednesday, August 1, Seattle Lighthouse was proud to welcome Greg Hlibok, Chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Disability Rights Office.  He visited the […]


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