Simply Connected: How Be My Eyes is Revolutionizing Sighted Assistance

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It was early in the morning and I was preparing for a big job interview. At that time, I was single and lived alone. Reaching into my closet, I began to pull out the clothes I would be wearing:  my black skirt, matching suit jacket and a coordinating blouse. Then, with a sudden feeling of dread, I remembered that I had two identical blouses.  One was white and would go…

"They benefit from the interaction they receive from other children who are blind. It gives the boys an opportunity to teach others and learn from peers who are experiencing the same difficulties they may be facing."

− Mother of two boys in LAB's Youth Program

"As I lose more vision, doing paperwork becomes more of a challenge. It's very comforting to know that LAB will provide such a wonderful service to its legally blind clients."

− Adult Program Client

"I feel like there are a lot of great services for blind people...but what he most benefits from is the experience of being with other people going through the same thing who let him show up...and just walk with him through the transitions. That's been a great gift."

− Wife of a Client

"All my life I had an interest in learning Braille. Coming to LAB has enabled me to learn something new...made me feel special. I look forward to coming down every week!"

− John Dwyer

Address: 169 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor, Lowell, MA 01852

Phone: +1 (978) 454-5704


169 Merrimack Street, 2nd Floor

Lowell, MA 01852

Phone: +1 (978) 454-5704