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.

Assistive Technology for Musicians with Vision Impairment Video

This 15-minute video presentation explores how technology is giving musicians with vision impairment better access to music and putting them on a more equal footing with sighted musicians. A range of assistive technologies that can help people with vision impairment to read, write, and play music are demonstrated.

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A young male pianist playing keyboards.

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.