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Archive: March 2013

Lighthouse Central Florida Recognizes April as Women’s Eye Health Awareness Month

Fri, 29 Mar 2013 by Perry Athanason

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April is Women's Eye Health Awareness MonthEach month, all of us at Lighthouse choose an area of eye care information to highlight as part of our public awareness program. For April, we’ve decided to feature Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month as recognized by the American Academy of Optometrists and...

Orange County Mayor Visits Lighthouse

Fri, 22 Mar 2013 by Perry Athanason

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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs Visits LighthouseOrange County Mayor Visits Lighthouse Central Florida and LighthouseWorks!

On Wednesday of this week, we were honored by a visit from Orange County Mayor, Teresa Jacobs to learn more about our new social enterprise nonprofit extension site, LighthouseWorks!...

The Blind Experience

Mon, 18 Mar 2013 by Marinela Ortiz

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Marinela Ortiz & a friend in classThe Blind Experience
By: Marinela Ortiz  

When it comes to being blind, most people have no idea how hard it is and how someone deals with it on a day to day basis. How would I know? I am one of the many who is visually impaired.

American Council of the Blind 2013 Legislative Seminar

Fri, 08 Mar 2013 by Lighthouse Central Florida

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Image of the American FlagLighthouse Central Florida would like to share with you some very IMPORTANT information that we support! We need your help as well, please feel free to contact your Florida representatives regarding this important piece of legislation!

Guest Blog: Writing for Social Change

Mon, 04 Mar 2013 by Marinela Ortiz

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someone using a Braille Note deviceby: Marinela Ortiz
University of Central Florida

2013, a new year of Oscar winners, new upcoming musical talents, and new technology, especially ones with talking apps like the Siri on the I-Phone 4S and Kindle for example. Even though we see new technology coming out with voice, it feels like more people...

National Save Your Vision Month

Mon, 04 Mar 2013 by Perry Athanason

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a close up of an eyeThe American Optometric Association has coined March as National Save Your Vision Month and this gives all of us at Lighthouse Central Florida another opportunity to raise the awareness of vision rehabilitation services...