ADULT SERVICES


Adult Program

  • Meets Tuesdays and Thursdays (usually from 10 AM until noon) at the Lowell Association for the Blind (LAB) or out in the community.
  • Participants enjoy a wide variety of social, recreational and educational activities.

Contact Person: Josh Stachowski

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Women Helping Women

  • A program designed to help blind and visually impaired women help other blind and visually impaired women receive support and encouragement and acquire leadership skills by planning and leading activities and discussions.
  • Women ages 22+
  • Meetings occur two Thursdays a month

Contact Person: LAB Staff


Braille Instruction

  • Offered during weekdays at the LAB Office to learners of all ages and levels of proficiency.
  • Must coordinate timings with Braille instructor.
  • Availability limited.

Contact Person: Dorothy Donovan


Radio Reading Service

  • Service of the Talking Information Center, a special informational radio station located at the Lowell Association for the Blind.
  • Local volunteers at the station read daily newspapers, including the Lowell Sun, Lawrence Eagle Tribune, Nashua Telegraph, Dracut Dispatch, Chelmsford Independent, Westford Eagle, Tewksbury Advocate, and the Northwest Weekly section of the Boston Globe.

Contact Person: Elizabeth Cannon


Technology Assistance

  • General support offered for information technology products and services.
  • Answer questions regarding general applications and hardware (i.e. JAWS, ZoomText, Apple devices, Google devices).

Contact Person: Sal Kapadia

Brailler
Hallways of LAB

YOUTH SERVICES


Youth Program

  • Youth program for blind and visually impaired children, ages 5 to 13.
  • Provides social, educational and recreational activities generally on weekends.

Contact Person: Allyson Bull

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Senior Youth Program

  • Youth program for blind and visually impaired youth, ages 14 to 21.
  • Meets for social, recreational and educational activities generally on weekends.

Contact Person: Allyson Bull

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Visually Impaired Partners (VIP) Program

  • Site-based program for mentoring and matching blind/visually impaired youth and adults with successful visually impaired adults who act as positive role models.
  • Enrollment in Youth or Adult programs is required.

Contact Person: Allyson Bull


Kids in Direct Service (KIDS) Volunteer Program

  • Youth ages 12-16 read age appropriate periodicals for blind/visually impaired youth on the Talking Information Center Radio Reading Service.

Contact Person: Elizabeth Cannon

Lexi
Kids on Podium
VIP Program
Boys Made Care Packages