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Foundation Fighting Blindness Holds Seminar at Austin Lighthouse

The Austin Lighthouse, also known as Travis Association for the Blind, served as host to the Foundation Fighting Blindness Vision Seminar series. The event, organized by the FFB Austin-San Antonio Chapter, presented the nearly 150 attendees with the latest information on research and treatment of inherited retinal diseases. The program featured panel discussions and speakers… Continue Reading Foundation Fighting Blindness Holds Seminar at Austin Lighthouse


A Sense of Texas with Jim Meehan

Jim Meehan, President and CEO of the Austin Lighthouse recently sat down for an interview with Texas School for the Blind & Visually Impaired Superintendent Emily Coleman on the TSBVI podcast, A Sense of Texas. The two discussed Meehan’s path to the Austin Lighthouse, employment barriers for people who are blind and how the Lighthouse… Continue Reading A Sense of Texas with Jim Meehan


Fighting Blindness Foundation Visits Austin Lighthouse

Travis Association for the Blind – Austin Lighthouse hosted the Associate Director and Events Manager of the Fighting Blindness Foundation on November 6. Their mission is to drive the research that would lead to preventions, treatments and vision restoration for the degenerative retinal diseases – including macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, and Usher syndrome – that together… Continue Reading Fighting Blindness Foundation Visits Austin Lighthouse


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