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The Great Golf Cart Caper

I live in a unique community that has golf cart paths all throughout the city. We moved here specifically for this reason. After I lost my driver’s license due to my vision impairment, my husband and I discovered Peachtree City, Georgia where there are over 100 miles of scenic cart/biking paths connecting the city.  581 more words

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So Much Serendipity

There is nothing serendipitous about the pair of old fools who turned up here yesterday on their big macho motorbikes, drank beer, became progressively louder, harrassed the waitress who is probably a third their age, and asked for directions to the nearest chicken farm.  1,234 more words

Travel 2014-2015

New Lighthouse Video Raises Awareness about the Abilities of People Who are Visually Impaired and Blind

CONTACT: Sylvia Perez, Executive Director 727-815-0303


New Lighthouse Video Educates the Public and Employers
About the Abilities of People Who are Visually Impaired and Blind… 446 more words


May is Healthy Vision Month

Protect Your Eye Health!

Submitted by Lighthouse Volunteer, Caryl Melancon

Most people would agree that losing their eyesight is one of the worse things that could happen to them. 510 more words

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'Harrowing stories' to come out of inquiry into disability abuse: Greens

Date:              10/04/2015

Author:         Brendan Foster 

Source:        WA News


Victims of alleged abuse in care are expected to give “harrowing” evidence at an the inquiry into the abuse of disabled people in institutions and homes in Australia, set to start in Perth on Friday. 78 more words


Disability abuse victims ‘have nowhere to go’

Date:             10/04/2015

Reporter:    Rick Morton

Source:        The Australian


A 13-year-old girl with an intellectual disability was raped on a school bus and segregated from her class by her principal after she reported the incident, a Senate inquiry into abuse of people with disability will hear today. 71 more words


You’ve Got to Laugh Sometimes: ABAPITA Moments

There’s a wonderful expression in the blindness community: ABAPITA. That stands for “Ain’t blindness a pain in the anatomy.” Dialogue Magazine has carried a column by this name since the mid 1960’s. 711 more words