Lighthouse Center for Vision Loss
4505 W Superior St
Duluth MN 55807
Tel: 218-624-4828 Ext. 125
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.
Types of disabilities served:
Vision impairments including low vision and blindness, also work with individuals experiencing other disabilities
Area of Minnesota served:
No eligibility criteria, an interest in learning assistive technology.
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 software, JAWS and NVDA voice output screen readers, OCR software to convert a printed document into an accessible format that can be read on an iPad, iPhone or a computer, Barcode Scanners, and Labelers, Typing software, Kindle and other book readers and apps, Money identifiers
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 equipment is given to the individual who then makes payments over time to cover the cost of the device or piece of equipment.
- Loan Device
- Information and Referral
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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