The Lighthouse supports babies and toddlers who are blind and at risk for visual impairment and their families by offering a safe place for learning, education, community connections, and other supportive services, including: Guided play targeted to enhance development in blind and at risk babies & toddlers; Connections to local specialists and service; Coffee talks with topics of interest for parent; Counseling; and Parent-led support groups.
Provide a safe and nurturing environment to support developmental play; Families will have trusted resources for medical, social, recreational, and educational needs; Families will experience an increase in social support; Parents will learn to be strong advocates for their child’s needs.
Participants will receive take-home resources and have opportunities to participate in specialized workshops focused on the unique needs of blind and at risk babies and toddlers.
Dinner will provided for all meetings. Child care will be provided starting in January, so that participants may bring siblings.