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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


Lighthouse Employees Headed to Argentina to Teach Beep Baseball

The Austin Blackhawks, Austin’s beep baseball team, are sending a team of players to Buenos Aires, Argentina this Fall to introduce blind athletes to the game of beep baseball. Amongst the traveling members are two employees from the Austin Lighthouse, Brandon Chesser and Dariuhs Sterling. On the trip, the team will focus on educating the… Continue Reading Lighthouse Employees Headed to Argentina to Teach Beep Baseball


Thomas Stivers Graduates from NIB’s Management Program

Travis Association for the Blind is proud to have had a representative in National Industries for the Blind’s Business Management Training program which concluded on September 19, 2019. Thomas Stivers, a member of the Training and Employment Services team was selected by National Industries for the Blind (NIB) to take part in this intensive program.… Continue Reading Thomas Stivers Graduates from NIB’s Management Program