Our mission is to teach people who are blind and deaf-blind the skills that lead to independence, employment and community integration. Affiliated Blind of Louisiana is also a consumer organization, which promotes the general welfare of the visually impaired, blind and deaf-blind, educates the public about blindness and informs consumers of services available to them.
The Mission of CLAO is to advance quality medical eyecare for the public by providing comprehensive ophthalmologists and other eyecare professionals with education and training in contact lenses and related eyecare science.
EarlySteps provides services to families with infants and toddlers aged birth to three years (36 months) who have a medical condition likely to result in a developmental delay, or who have developmental delays. Children with delays in cognitive, motor, vision, hearing, communication, social-emotional or adaptive development may be eligible for services. EarlySteps services are designed to improve the family’s capacity to enhance their child’s development. These services are provided in the child’s natural environment, such as the child’s home, child care or any other community setting typical for children aged birth to 3 years (36 months).
Lighthouse Louisiana’s Baton Rouge facility, while affected by recent flooding, is on its way to recovery and expected to be operating again within the coming weeks. The most significant loss is from damage to all the office furniture and floors.
LATAN is a 501(c)(3) statewide nonprofit organization that connects individuals with disabilities and older persons to the Assistive Technology (AT) that enables independence in employment, school, and community living.