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Archive: November 2013

Early Intervention Fall Festival

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Early Intervention Fall FestivalOn November 8th, LCF Early Intervention children and families gathered at Quest’s Camp Thunderbird in Apopka for a fun-filled Fall Festival. The day included such activities as a Scavenger hunt out among nature, a bean bag toss with materials made by the teens from our Transition program and an EI mother...

Yvonne Grey Success Story about Living with Vision Loss

Wed, 13 Nov 2013 by Yvonne Grey

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Yvonne Grey Success Story about Living with Vision Loss Hello, my name is Yvonne Grey. I am the mother of three boys, grandmother of nine and great grandma of 4 little darlings. I am also a victim of “inflammatory glaucoma.”

Before I was actually told I had glaucoma, I was treated for 8+ years for a disease called Iritis. However, because of the late diagnosis and treatment, my vision began to decrease. But I told myself that it was getting better. And each time the doctor said he needed to do another surgery, I jumped at the chance, hoping that he would do something that would bring my sight back to where it was, but that never happened...