Developed in Japan in 1882, Judo is a mutually beneficial sport for everyone involved, including blind and visually impaired athletes. Meaning “the gentle way” Judo requires a lot of self-discipline, structure, and strategy. Brett Lewis, the keynote speaker for the Seattle Lighthouse for the Blind Foundation’s 2013 Redefining Vision Luncheon on March 27, knows first-hand [...]
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“Tonight is the big dance, are you excited? “ It’s a question I was asked over and over when I arrived at the Lighthouse’s annual Deaf-Blind Retreat this year. Though I had been to camp the last four years, this was the first time that I was spending the night. Not only that but it [...]
My typical workday at The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. as Development Assistant begins when I arrive in the morning. The first thing I do is check my emails for tour requests. There are a lot of requests for tours from the public wanting to see our facility and see firsthand how we make jobs [...]
From August 7-13th, join The Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc. in celebrating International Assistance Dog Week, which recognizes all the devoted, hardworking assistance dogs helping individuals throughout the world. Many blind and Deaf-Blind employees at the Lighthouse use guide dogs to travel safely, increasing their independence and self-sufficiency. Computer Training Program Instructor Nancy Swaney travels independently [...]
Find out about our 3rd Annual Sensory Art Contest, with a show at the JLTLI Conference in Seattle this year!
Lighthouse Receives Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound Grant for Braille Computer EquipmentJanuary 12th, 2011
In September of 2010, the Lighthouse received a generous grant to purchase new computer equipment.