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Lighthouse Mission & Vision
The mission of Lighthouse of Manasota is to educate and empower those affected by vision loss so they may enjoy happy, healthy and independent lives.
Our vision is to transform our community so those with vision loss have the opportunity to participate, contribute and rise to their fullest potential.
A wonderful article in this month’s Mommy Magazine tells the story of 3 year old Gentry Hoffman,born with Optic Nerve Hypoplasia, and her family’s path to moving past the condition and raising a wonderful child. Mother Carolyn Hoffman talked to writer Beth Luberecki about diagnosis and doctors, occupational therapy and…
Lighthouse of Manasota is holding a series of educational seminars for our staff, in order to learn more about interacting with the visually impaired community. Thursday’s class on Human Guide technique focused on the technique and etiquette of assisting people with low vision or blindness to navigate challenging situations in…
Students in the Lighthouse Transition program enjoyed a visit to Livingston’s Amusements in Sarasota over the weekend. Arcade games, Bazooka Ball and go carts were on the menu, followed by a pizza feast.
During February, not only are all electronic and video magnifiers 10% off, but the Eschenbach Smartlux is featured at 15% off!
The PEEPERS Low Vision Store is extending the sale on talking watches, audio clocks and electronic magnifiers through the end of January, because the Holidays were over just too quickly. (Image of sale flyer featuring photos of timepieces and magnifiers) Click to download sale flyer
The staff at Lighthouse of Manasota is not large, and a number mostly work in the field with clients. So it is a special treat when all gather for a Christmas lunch and party. Wednesday December 20 was celebrated with good food, elf names assigned, and ornaments exchanged.