Monthly Archives: December 2020

Untangling the Web

Screen readers allow people who are blind to navigate the internet nonvisually. In Untangling the Web, the Austin Lighthouse trainers will demonstrate how with JAWS screenreading software on a PC and with TalkBack on Android mobile devices. Watch now! Handout – Untangling the Web Webinars in This Series:    


File it Away

Get organized with File it Away, webinar 16 in the Lighthouse educational webinar series. In this episode, learn how to navigate, organize and manage files and folders on your PC or mobile device. Handout – File it Away Webinars in This Series:  


Austin Lighthouse Names Rachel Aldaz Vice President, Human Resources

  “A calling to serve the blind and visually impaired, in whatever capacity” AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 30, 2020  Jim Meehan, president and CEO, Austin Lighthouse for the Blind, announced that Rachel Aldaz, MA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, has been selected as Vice President, Human Resources, effective November 30. She will oversee recruitment, hiring, employee relations, safety, and… Continue Reading Austin Lighthouse Names Rachel Aldaz Vice President, Human Resources


Austin Lighthouse for the Blind Names Alonso Perales Vice President, Business Innovation

  Using technology to help serve the blind and visually impaired in this city or wherever the need. AUSTIN, Texas, Dec. 9, 2020  Jim Meehan, president and CEO, Austin Lighthouse for the Blind, announced that Alonso Perales has been promoted to Vice President, Business Innovation, from his previous role as Director of Information Systems. He… Continue Reading Austin Lighthouse for the Blind Names Alonso Perales Vice President, Business Innovation


Eyes on Demand

With just a touch of a button, you can get visual assistance anytime you need it. Be My Eyes and Aira allows users to dial in and ask an actual human to take a look at something for them. Whether you need help finding the right bus, a misplaced item or an expiration date, these… Continue Reading Eyes on Demand