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Tips, Taps and Apps for the iPhone

The Apple iPhone is one of the most popular mobile devices for people who are blind. It’s loaded with accessibility features and useful tools. The Austin Lighthouse Training Team shows you how you can use your iPhone successfully and effectively in Tips, Taps and Apps for the iPhone, the second installment in the learning webinar… Continue Reading Tips, Taps and Apps for the iPhone


Putting the V I in Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings are a mainstream way to connect with others. Lately, they have become part  of some people’s daily routine. People are meeting for business, fitness, education, entertainment and to just catch up with friends. Many of these online meeting and conference platforms are accessible to people who are blind. The Austin Lighthouse Training &… Continue Reading Putting the V I in Virtual Meetings


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