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Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind
4306 Capitol Avenue
Dallas, TX 75204
(214) 821-2375 (Local)
info@dallaslighthouse.org
http://www.dallaslighthouse.org

Brief Description

The Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides training, employment, and rehabilitative services that encourage opportunities for personal responsibility, economic independence, and social development for North Texans who are blind or visually impaired.

Hours of operation: Mon.-Fri. 7:30 AM-4:30 PM.
Geographic area served: Primarily Collin, Cooke, Dallas, Denton, Ellis, Fannin, Grayson, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties.
Publications: Newsletter.

Staff

Doug Jones, Vice President, Sales and Marketing, djones@dallaslighthouse.org
Terry McManus, Vice President, Rehabilitation & Community Initiatives, (214) 420-9428, tmcmanus@dallaslighthouse.org
Nancy Perkins, President and CEO, nperkins@dallaslighthouse.org
Terry Peterson, Vice President, Finance, tpeterson@dallaslighthouse.org
Gordon Spark, Executive Vice President, gspark@dallaslighthouse.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Computer Training/Assistive Technology
    • Offers computer training.
  • Daily Living Skills/Independent Living Skills Training
    • Provides extended rehabilitation training, employment readiness training, personal/social adjustment training, Kurzweil Reader Instruction, school-to-work transition training. Provides training in independent living for seniors.
  • Information and Referral
    • Offers information and referral services for seniors.
  • Travel/Orientation and Mobility
    • Provides orientation and mobility training.

Services for Children

  • Braille and Reading Instruction
    • Offers braille instruction.
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