Caregiver Support Group
Second Monday of each month beginning Sept. 12
This complimentary support group meets the second Monday of each month and offers a safe and therapeutic environment to discuss the stresses, challenges, and rewards of caring for a friend or a loved one who is blind or visually impaired. The group, facilitated by a licensed clinical social worker, focuses on mental health, enjoying a social outlet, and meeting other local caregivers.
Dinner and drinks are provided. Please R.S.V.P. to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 561-586-5600.
Daily Living Skills Classes
Tuesdays 3 pm - 4 pm on Zoom Meetings
Wednesdays 10 am - 2 pm at the Lighthouse
Wednesdays 10 am – 1 pm in Sebastian (on hiatus)
The Lighthouse provides instruction on how to accomplish the many tasks of daily living, safely and independently, with little or no vision. Our rehabilitation staff teaches adaptive skills for cooking, sewing, communication, organizing information, managing medications, personal grooming, and handling finances. With this help, hundreds of people each year are able to maintain their dignity, independence, and quality of life despite vision loss. Pre-enrollment is required for attending, please contact email@example.com for more information.
Adult Focus Club
Meets the first Friday of every month at 10 am
Focus Club is a monthly gathering offering socialization, support, education, awareness, advocacy and interaction with peers. Educational speakers are often invited to present information on various topics. For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday Book Club – fourth Thursday of every month at 1:30 pm
Friday Book Club – third Friday of every month at 12 noon
Do you enjoy reading? This is an activity you don’t need to give up when you have a visual impairment. Our Book Club meets once a month to discuss a book chosen by the members. Sometimes it is a best seller, sometimes it is a classic. We read fiction and non-fiction. Books are in a digital format and provided by the Library of Congress Talking Book Service. We welcome readers of all ages. We also welcome print and braille readers.
Join the discussion even if you didn’t read or didn’t finish the book. The Book Club meets virtually, please contact email@example.com if you wish to join.
Boot Up Club
Meets the third Friday of every month at 10:45 am
The Boot Up Club is a computer social club for people who are legally blind. Members must have either completed training in the use of assistive technology, such as screen reading software, magnification software, braille technologies, etc. or demonstrate a basic level of technology proficiency using any needed assistive technology. The Boot up Club meets virtually, please contact the Lighthouse if you would like to participate.
Activities include group discussions, new product information, demonstrations of devices and software by members or the facilitators, as well as presentations from manufacturers and vendors regarding technology for people with visual impairments. The Boot Up Club meets virtually, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to join.
Youth Summer Camp
June and July
Summer camp is for participating youth ages 6 to High School graduation. Camp provides instruction and activities to help our young participants prepare for their future. Activities are incorporated into fun events, field trips and overnight trips which address community exploration, mobility skills, independent living skills, technology training, career exploration and much more!
The children also build friendships that last a lifetime! Camps run June through July. For more information contact Elizabeth Prus, Youth Services Manager at email@example.com.