Services and Programs
Florida Heiken Program
Established in 1992 the Heiken Program allows needy children to get
prescription glasses free of charge.
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired offers an inclusive,
innovative year-round music education initiative targeting sighted and
visually impaired young adults.
Braille Music Distance Learning
A series of Braille music lessons from the nationally acclaimed Better
Chance Music Production Program™ is available in a distance learning
format for blind and visually impaired students around the U.S. The course
enables the Level 2 Braille reader to have information on sheet music
equivalent to a sighted musician..
Youth Programs at Miami Lighthouse enable teens to transition into
adulthood whether they want to pursue a career, higher education or
acquire the skills necessary to live more independently.
The Transition Program is a year-round program that provides individuals
14-22 the opportunity to develop skills to enter the work force or post
secondary education. Students learn important life skills like home and
personal management, assistive technology, job readiness, orientation and
mobility, social skills and community integration.
Programs at the Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired
enable blind and visually impaired persons to regain independent living
Life Enrichment Classes
The Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired provides a
variety of classes designed to improve and expand the lives of students
including Senior Group Health and
Activities Program (SGA).
The Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually offers lessons designed to
improve Braille skills of visually impaired people.
Parent Information About Children’s Program
Information for Transition Program Participants
to view survey results of all of our programs.
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