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Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss

Description: The Lighthouse Assistive Technology instructors help individuals who are blind or have low vision learn new ways to access computers and other technology.

Through a variety of available adaptive technologies, including magnification software, voice output, and/or refreshable Braille devices, clients are able to continue using computers at work and at home.

Clients also have the opportunity to learn to use the adaptive features on Apple products – the iPhone, iPod Touch and the iPad. Read books, listen to music, watch movies, take notes, edit documents, and even print from these devices using their built-in applications: VoiceOver and Zoom.

Disabilities Served: Vision impairments including low vision and blindness, also work with individuals experiencing other disabilities
Eligibility Criteria: No eligibility criteria, an interest in learning assistive technology.
Areas served: All of Minnesota
Ages Served: All ages
Assistive Technology Assistance Available:
  • Information Referral
  • AT Demonstration
  • AT Evaluation
  • AT Device Loan
  • AT Consultation
  • Assistive Training is provided at the vision rehabilitation center, at home, in the workplace, or even remotely. Training is available in a wide variety of adaptive software and devices including but not limited to: ZoomText and Magic magnification softwa
Financial Assistance Available:
  • Financial Assistance
  • Financial Loans
  • In addition to helping clients explore funding solutions for purchasing equipment, including assistance applying for grant support in purchasing a device or piece of equipment, for some clients we can set up a payment plan whereby a device or piece of equ

Contact Information
Address: 4505 W Superior St
Telephone: 218-624-4828 Ext. 125 (MN Relay 711 or 800-627-3529)

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For listing updates contact:

STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671

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