The Chicago Lighthouse at TradeWinds Services

The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who are Blind or Visually Impaired Partner with TradeWinds Services in Northwest Indiana


Roadshows are temporarily on hold due to COVID-19.

ABOUT THE ROADSHOW: The Low Vision Products Road Show welcomes the public to experience state of the art technology such as CCTVs, portable reading devices, GPS, and many more including independent living aids, lighting, and much sunwear. Test each product and receive training from our expert staff who can advise on the right tools to improve your daily life. Absolutely free! Everyone is invited and can come at anytime between 10:30 am – 3 pm. Chicago Lighthouse staff will demonstrate, explain, and let you try the variety of products available for help with school, work, or daily life.

Please note, we are not able to sell a magnifying glass at Low Vision Shows.

For information or more details about future shows call 1-800-919-3375 or email

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  In June 2015, The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired expanded its world-class care services by partnering with TradeWinds Services in the Merrillville, Indiana facility. Founded in 1906, The Chicago Lighthouse, a non-profit agency, is one of the nation’s most comprehensive social service agencies assisting people who are blind, visually impaired, multi-disabled, or Veterans. The Chicago Lighthouse is committed to providing high quality educational, clinical, rehabilitation, employment, and independent living services. Their credo is “Because there is still hope”.

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