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Georgetown Medical Student Interns

Stephanie at White Cane Day

Stephanie Wachs and Michael Marll were two in a group of first year Georgetown Medical students who partnered with CLB as a part of their Service Learning course in the 2015 fall semester. The class is designed to teach teamwork skills in assisting under-served medical communities and the visually impaired…

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Exhibition Opening featuring works by Artists who are Visually Impaired CLB & George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design Exhibition Design Students

WHAT: Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind (CLB), in partnership with the students from the George Washington University Corcoran School of the Arts and Design’s MA in Exhibition Design Program, and the Pepco Gallery, is pleased to host this exhibition featuring works by artists who are visually impaired. The exhibition will…

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What a Difference a Year Makes

by Danyel Goldsmith Last year when I wrote my first article for this newsletter, I named it “Amazing”, because many people said I was. In it, I spoke about some of the stages of acceptance and coming to terms with becoming totally blind after living an exciting and full life…

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CLB’s Transition Program

From August 3rd – 8th, a group of teens with vision loss participated in CLB’s Transition Program. This program’s purpose is to inspire as well as challenge these students to demonstrate what it would be like to work in an office or perhaps give insight as to what to expect…

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