Kailea’s Story

Kailea came to the Lighthouse of Pinellas when she was six months old. Learning their daughter was both blind and deaf, Kailea’s parents wondered, “How will we communicate with her? Will she ever learn to walk without the motivation most children have to...

Janice’s Story

What would you do if your parents were told that the only prospect of meaningful employment for you because of your blindness, would be in a workshop environment? Would you have enough confidence to acquire the skills necessary to achieve a higher goal? Janice had the...

February 2013 Appeal – Giovanni’s Story

At the Lighthouse of Pinellas, we see things differently. Suppose your 14 month old son struggled with multiple vision-related impairments. Where would you go? What would you do? Who could help you? When Giovanni was just one year old, his parents learned he had...
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