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  • Physical Mobility, Physical Activity & Muscle Strength in Individuals with Age-related Macular Degeneration

    This study will be conducted at Lighthouse Guild and New York University School of Medicine. Eligibility: We are recruiting English-speaking participants, 18 years or older, with…

  • Eye and Hand Movements While Conducting Daily Tasks

    Purpose of study: This study examines the ways in which people with vision loss coordinate their eye and hand movements while doing tasks such as making…

  • Comparison of Assistive Indoor Navigation

    Purpose of study: This study assesses participants’ ability to navigate through the Lighthouse Guild building. Four new technologies for indoor navigation will be tested: GoodMaps, SeeingAI,…

  • Comparison of Assistive AI Devices and Software

    Purpose of study: Recently, several new devices have been developed that use software innovations that provide access to text-to-speech, scene description, and object recognition. This study…

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    Diabetes Awareness

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 373 million Americans have diabetes. That’s 1 in 10 people in the U.S.! Possibly even more worrisome, an estimated 96 million adults in the country (1 in 3) have prediabetes.

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    2023 Lighthouse Guild Awards Lecture

    Watch this year's Lighthouse Guild Awards Lectures which feature the Bressler Prize awardee, Dr. Wiley A. Chambers, who talks about the process of approving new ophthalmic drugs. The Pisart Award recipient,  Mr. Saqib Shaikh, discusses how the power of technology can empower people with vision loss through the Seeing AI project. Additionally, the Morse Lecture recipient, Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney, elaborates on the importance of advocacy for people with disabilities.

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    November is Diabetes Awareness Month

    Improving health and avoiding diabetes-related complications is essential for millions of people in the United States who have diabetes. One of the most common and serious complications of diabetes is vision loss. Lighthouse Guild offers the following tips to help reduce risk and preserve eyesight.  

  • Operation Safe Travel Free Virtual Workshop

    At Lighthouse Guild, we are committed to providing exceptional services and workshops that inspire people who are visually impaired to attain their goals. We are…

  • Tele-Support Talks

    Explaining Vision Impairment to Siblings

    Monday, November 20, 2023 - Learn tips to build healthy relationships between children with blindness or low vision and their siblings.

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    Halloween Eye Safety

    Halloween can be a fun and festive holiday. Still, it’s also important to prioritize eye safety, especially if you or your children are wearing costumes that involve masks, makeup, or accessories that could potentially harm your eyes.

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