47 episodes

A podcast for and about blind and visually impaired people.

LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired | Podcast LightHouse for the Blind and Visually impaired

    • Government
    • 4.3, 3 Ratings

A podcast for and about blind and visually impaired people.

    Oral History: Gil Johnson reflects on eight decades of blindness training, advocacy and community

    Oral History: Gil Johnson reflects on eight decades of blindness training, advocacy and community

    In honor of Gil Johnson's 80th birthday, LightHouse CEO Bryan Bashin set out to record an oral history.

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    Our Blood Drive was so successful – we’re having two more

    Our Blood Drive was so successful – we’re having two more

    Join us to donate in May and October.

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    A New Gathering Place: EHC’s Redwood Grove Theater

    A New Gathering Place: EHC’s Redwood Grove Theater

    Get the full story of our new Redwood Grove Theater at Enchanted Hills Camp in Napa.

    LightHouse Expands to Support East Bay

    LightHouse Expands to Support East Bay

    Photo: The front of the Ed Roberts Campus. With the imminent closure of the Lions Center in Oakland, the LightHouse has stepped up to bring services to those who are blind or have low vision in the East Bay. To do this we’ll be expanding the services we offer at the Ed Roberts Campus in … Continue reading LightHouse Expands to Support East Bay →

    At 90, Elmer Chapson Reflects on Early Bay Area Blindness History

    At 90, Elmer Chapson Reflects on Early Bay Area Blindness History

    Few people alive today have lived through more Bay Area blindness history than Elmer Chapson. On October 8, 2015 Chapson was interviewed by LightHouse CEO Bryan Bashin in a wide-ranging oral history unusual in its breadth and content. Chapson spent ten years from 1935 to 1945 at the storied California School for the Blind in … Continue reading At 90, Elmer Chapson Reflects on Early Bay Area Blindness History →

    Bryan Bashin Bill Gerrey Interview

    Bryan Bashin Bill Gerrey Interview

    In October, 2010 Lighthouse CEO Bryan Bashin and Jernigan Institute Librarian Ed Mormon conducted a 180-minute interview with Bill Gerrey, a longtime participant and observer of the blind movement in northern California. Gerrey and his father are both blind, and his recollections stretch back to the fun and aspiration and the old California School for … Continue reading Bryan Bashin Bill Gerrey Interview →

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Eye opening!

This podcast is a very good resource for everyone from blind people to those with sight. As a blind trainer and iOS developer, I urge everyone to listen to this podcast. Even I have learned much from their podcast, and I think that nearly everyone can as well.

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