May 3 2017

Clear Vision

Lighthouse of Manasota

POSTED BY LIGHTHOUSE OF MANASOTA | 7318 NORTH TAMIAMI TRAIL
941-359-1404 | WEBSITE
Clear Vision

MISSION: To educate and empower those affected by vision loss so they may enjoy happy, healthy and independent lives

VISION: To transform our community so those with vision loss have the opportunity to participate, contribute and rise to their fullest potential

CORE VALUES: Treat people with compassion, dignity and respect Embrace transformative innovation
Respond effectively with targeted, meaningful services Honesty with Integrity
Be a responsible leader and advocate

OUR PROGRAMS SERVE PEOPLE OF ALL AGES:

  • Early Intervention, birth to 5 years - Individual therapy to improve functional skills 

  • Children’s Program, ages 6 to 13 - Instruction to supplement Teachers of the Visually Impaired 

  • Transition Program, ages 14 to 22 - From school to work and living independently 

  • Vocational Rehabilitation - for people who wish to work or need training to maintain employment 

  • Activities of Daily Living - for adults of all ages includes cooking, household safety, computers and mobility 


ABOUT THE LIGHTHOUSE

  • An estimated 62,000 local residents have vision loss severe enough to hinder work and daily life
  • We serve 500 people each year
  • Lighthouse of Manasota provides 10,000 hours of training annually
  • Our training is cost- free to recipients
  • Our instructors are certified professionals
  • We serve Manatee, Sarasota, Charlotte, DeSoto and Highlands Counties
  • The Lighthouse Peepers Low Vision Store carries the most requested low vision products at the best prices with store revenue supporting the Mission of the Lighthouse. 

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