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Lighthouse International

Contact Information

Karen Zusman, Coordinator of Public Information
The Sol and Lillian Goldman Building
111 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022-1202

1-800-829-0500 (Voice - Toll-free),
212-821-9200 (Voice),
212-821-9707 (FAX),
212-821-9713 (TTY),

Internet Resources


Lighthouse International is a non-profit organization, based in New York City, dedicated to fighting vision loss through prevention, treatment and empowerment. The organization provides direct services and information to help people who are blind (or with low vision) lead independent lives. Lighthouse also conducts professional and continuing-education courses for low vision practitioners and professionals in related fields; provides national and international contact information for local support groups, low vision services, rehabilitation agencies, state agencies and advocacy groups; and operates a retail and mail order store with low vision products.


Serial Publications: Envision (e-newsletter), for parents and teachers of children with impaired vision; Aging and Vision News (e-newsletter), for professionals engaged in research, education, and practice in eye/vision care and aging; Sharing Solutions (large-print newsletter)--2X per year, for people with impaired vision and their support networks. General Publications: Printed and audiovisual materials on vision, vision disorders, treatment options and rehabilitation strategies.


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Keep: Do not inactivate per NHIC Call Center (this org merged with National Association for Visually Handicapped, which is now inactive.)


Date Entered: 9/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/15/2013
Date Revised: 10/22/2006 3:24:52 PM
Health Referral Number: HR2458
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