Navigation Links
Position Statement Regarding Lt. Gov. Paterson from Tara A. Cortes, Ph.D, RN President and CEO of Lighthouse International
Date:3/12/2008

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse International has been is a leader in serving people who are visually impaired -- including people who are legally blind -- for 103 years.

People who are legally blind can function and lead effectively -- especially when they have had the proper education and training.

The news that Lt. Gov. Paterson will become Governor of the State of New York sends an important message that people with vision loss can achieve great heights.

As I understand from reading articles about Lt Gov Paterson, he has held himself to a high standard of productivity and independence. That is what we teach and train thousands of people to do. Lighthouse International gives them the skills to travel independently, to work on the computer, to remain productive to their fullest potential. We see the courage it takes to do that every day. We see our clients overcome obstacles and succeed.

Lighthouse International serves people who are visually impaired, legally blind and blind. We offer a variety of programs -- from a school for young children to a music school, to computer and vocational training and tools to enhance computers so people can work effectively.

Founded in 1905, Lighthouse International is a leading non-profit organization dedicated to preserving vision and to providing critically needed health care services to help people of all ages overcome the challenges of vision loss. Through services, education, research and advocacy, the Lighthouse enables people with low vision and blindness to enjoy safe, independent and productive lives. For more information about vision loss, its causes and what you can do about it, contact Lighthouse International at 1-800-829-0500 or visit http://www.lighthouse.org.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Lighthouse International
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Genetic predisposition increases childhood asthma risk
2. CCRKBA Backs Sen. Coburns Opposition to Tenets of H.R. 327
3. Muscle patterns in women may be linked to at risk positioning for ACL tears
4. Sentillion Positioned in Visionaries Quadrant in Leading Industry Analyst Firms User Provisioning Magic Quadrant
5. CNS Response, Inc. Appoints George C. Carpenter IV to Position of President
6. Texas Affiliates of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Sen. Kirk Watson, Rep. Patrick Rose, Singer Kelly Willis, Breast Cancer Survivors and Activists Rally for Passage of Proposition 15
7. Positioning pelvic cancer patients on stomachs for radiation yields better results
8. Susan G. Komen for the Cure Celebrates Passage of Proposition 15
9. SGX Pharmaceuticals BCR-ABL Program to be Presented at the American Society of Hematology 49th Annual Meeting and Exposition
10. Datascope Recommends Shareholders Re-Elect its Two Incumbent Directors and Reject Ramius Opposition Slate
11. Start Licensing, Inc. Further Strengthens Position in Cloning Industry With New Patents
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... and breast cancer survivor Sandra Lee as keynote speaker for the 34th Annual ... Florida. , In making the announcement, PER® president, Phil Talamo, said, “We are ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... ranked among the top US security companies for consecutive years, today announced the ... brings a year-long independent board nomination process to a close and positions Lynx ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... , ... Today, FloSports , a global leader in live digital sports ... of a long-term extension of their media partnership. The partnership, which began in 2013, ... sport’s premier events exclusively on FloWrestling.com as well as usage of the FloArena meet ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... ... 2017 , ... To provide comfort and fuel during the ... category, announces a hearty and wholesome Winter Menu. Starting today, guests can enjoy ... Cranberry Crunch & Honey Parfait, Slow Cooked Smoky Chicken & Sausage Soup, and ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... California (PRWEB) , ... January 16, 2017 , ... California ... Dr. Beazley has served on CalSouthern’s Board of Trustees and as a core faculty ... addition, he has been a professor of psychology at Pepperdine University, where he earned ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/17/2017)... PUNE, India , Jan. 17, 2017  Market Research Future ... Global Endoscopy Devices Market is expected to reach USD 33.6 million ... 2016. Market Highlights ... The Global Endoscopy Devices Market has been examined as ... rate. Globally there is huge demand for endoscopy device in various ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... Following an initial analysis, the Senior ... and Drug Administration,s (FDA,s) final regulatory guidance regarding ... Pharmacies and Outsourcing Facilities." In its final guidance, ... -- which would have put patients at risk ... care (LTC) pharmacies.  The agency ...
(Date:1/17/2017)...   Anesthesia Business Consultants (ABC), a ... the anesthesia and pain management specialty, discusses the ... conundrum" (as described recently in Anesthesiology News) requiring ... carefully before recommending medical marijuana for their patients. ... Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, " The ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: