Monthly Archives: October 2019

Higginbotham Donates to Travis Association for the Blind

Travis Association for the Blind received a large donation from Higginbotham, the health insurance brokerage firm for the agency. Gabriela Curry, account manager for Higginbotham, presented TAB CEO Jim Meehan with a check for $1,000 on Saturday, October 19, 2019. Higginbotham is an independent brokerage firm for insurance and financial  services, with offices in Texas… Continue Reading Higginbotham Donates to Travis Association for the Blind


Austin Celebrates White Cane Day

Austin celebrated White Cane Day on October 16 with the annual march and outdoor festival hosted by Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Since moving the celebration from downtown Austin to the TSBVI campus a few years ago, there have been four marching routes near the school that attendees could join. This year,… Continue Reading Austin Celebrates White Cane Day


Austin Lighthouse Website Featured on Yahoo Finance

AUSTIN LIGHTHOUSE LAUNCHES BLIND-FRIENDLY WEBSITE AS SUPREME COURT UPHOLDS DECISION Designed by Robot Creative, website exceeds current accessibility minimum standards AUSTIN & SAN ANTONIO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Travis Association for the Blind, commonly referred to as the Austin Lighthouse, launched a new blind-friendly website last week, showing websites can be accessible for both the front… Continue Reading Austin Lighthouse Website Featured on Yahoo Finance


TAB Participates in Town Hall Discussion for NDEAM

The Austin Lighthouse participated in a town hall discussion hosted by KLRU TV, Austin’s PBS station. Lighthouse CEO Jim Meehan and Angie Hall, Senior Training & Employment Manager, joined representatives from the state government, local nonprofits, businesses and people with disabilities to discuss employment for people with disabilities. Click the link below to stream ATX… Continue Reading TAB Participates in Town Hall Discussion for NDEAM