Lighthouse Guild’s programs, services, and educational resources are designed to help people who are visually impaired live independently. 

Whether you’re an individual with low vision, a practitioner who treats people with low vision, or a professional who creates communication materials for people with low vision, these videos will lead you to pertinent information.

Guide Dogs for People with Vision Impairment

This 10-minute video presentation discusses the role of guide dogs in helping people with vision impairment to safely navigate their environment.

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Visual Impairment in Children

This 15-minute video presentation describes common causes of visual impairment in children and demonstrates how visual impairment can impact a child’s development, learning, daily activities and socialization.

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Vision Magnification and Enhancement Systems

This 9-minute video reviews a range of assistive technology for people with vision impairment.

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Common Causes of Vision Impairment

This 16-minute video presentation discusses vision-threatening eye diseases and conditions most common in adults, including their symptoms, causes and impact on vision. Approaches for avoiding preventable vision loss and maintaining good eye health are also provided.

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Providing Assistance to People who are Visually Impaired

This 11-minute video presentation identifies situations where a person who is visually impaired may want assistance from another person, demonstrates the proper way to offer assistance to and walk with a person with vision impairment, and describes strategies for effective communication, including descriptive talking.

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A senior with white cane using Orcam device to navigate the street, waking with a companion.