Corporal Punishment in U.S. Schools: Not Nearly As Uncommon As One Might Think

We are excited to share this blog that brings to us one of the hot topics generated at the Lighthouse Guild Telephone Support group. These groups are a great way to meet other parents by phone and is a free service. To get more information or to join a group, please contact Susan LaVenture at … Continued

Are You Planning to Go to College and Are You Visually Impaired?

Here is information about one of the Lighthouse Guild’s telephone support groups. With our back-to-school focus, this support group is particularly relevant as its focus is helping visually impaired high school students with their transition into college. These telesupport groups are an excellent way to share and learn from each other. In September 2016, we … Continued

Hand in Hand, FamilyConnect, WonderBaby and You Can Increase #CVIawareness

This week, we’re taking social media by storm. FamilyConnect, WonderBaby, and you will shine the light on Cerebral Visual Impairment (CVI); we’ll draw attention to what it is, discuss misconceptions, offer resources, provide encouragement to fellow parents, and share our children’s stories. Here’s how it works: Impart your knowledge, experience, and/or child’s picture pertaining to … Continued

Parents Helping Parents: CHARGE Syndrome Tele-Support Group

We are pleased to introduce you to another Tele-Support Group and encourage you to participate as it is a great way to meet others to provide both support and information. By Sheri Stanger Time passes so quickly. One moment you’re holding your newborn baby – receiving a diagnosis that changes your world. You’re incredibly busy … Continued

United Nations Establishes International Albinism Awareness Day

With so much going on around the world and in the USA it is important to stop and recognize the good and important work that different groups are doing. The United Nations established this past Monday, June 13th, as International Albinism Awareness Day. People around the world with albinism face tremendous cultural stigma and in … Continued