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Tech Tips: Listen to LibriVox Books on Voice Dream Reader

Get your Voice Dream Reader ready! In this Tech Tips from the Austin Lighthouse training team, you’ll learn how to add LibriVox books to your VDR. Librivox is a public domain of free audiobooks read by volunteers around the world.  Learn more here.

Get Involved on World Sight Day

Heart Your Eyes

Every second Thursday in October is World Sight Day. This global day of awareness focuses on bringing attention to vision impairments, blindness, and eye health. This year’s theme is Love Your Eyes. According to the World Health Organization, two billion people have a vision impairment or blindness and one billion of those could have been… Continue Reading Get Involved on World Sight Day

Tech Tips: Download Bookshare Books to Voice Dream Reader

Bookshare is an accessible online library for people with print disabilities. People who are blind or have other reading barriers can access over a million books that can be used with multiple devices. We’re showing you how to add it to your Voice Dream Reader in this week’s Tech Tips.  

Woody Harrison Wins Telly Award for Lighthouse Video

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Woody Harrison, a video storyteller for nonprofits and member-driven associations, received the 2021 Telly Award for his video  introducing the Austin Lighthouse and its mission to the world. The Telly Awards, founded in 1979, honors excellence in video and television across all screens. The judging council comprises leading video and television experts… Continue Reading Woody Harrison Wins Telly Award for Lighthouse Video