New support group in Spanish expands services and inclusion for those with vision loss
Sarasota, FL – Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center is pleased to announce a new monthly support group for Spanish speaking individuals with visual impairments. The group will be facilitated by Lighthouse employees, Esmeralda Ortiz (Orientation & Mobility Specialist) and Gloria Urbanowski (Rehabilitation Instructor). To better serve the five counties that Lighthouse covers, this support group will start as a virtual/call-in group. These sessions will provide a safe space for clients to share their experiences, as well as learn coping skills and safety tips from Lighthouse instructors.
The first meeting of the Spanish support group is on Tuesday, March 28th from 2:30pm-3:30pm. Registration is required. Participants are encouraged to bring any questions or suggestions for future group topics. All are welcome to attend this free support group, regardless of whether they are a current client of Lighthouse.
To register for the group, please contact Esmeralda Ortiz at 941-359-1404 extension 720.
About Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center: Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center is the only nationally accredited, private, non-profit agency providing rehabilitation training to blind and visually impaired individuals of all ages residing in a five county region that includes Sarasota, Manatee, DeSoto, Charlotte and Highlands. The Lighthouse offers training and rehabilitation to foster independence, productivity, and improved quality of life. For more information, please visit www.lighthouseeducationcenter.org