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About Sarah Blake LaRose

Sarah Blake LaRose is a freelance writer and a professor of Biblical Hebrew at Anderson University School of Theology in Anderson, Indiana. She is one of three blind academic scholars who received the Jacob Bolotin Award from the National Federation of the Blind in 2016 in recognition of innovative work in the field of access to biblical language texts and tools for people who are blind.

What does Night-Light Do?

Night-Light empowers people who are living with special needs and helps all members of communities to build authentic relationships.

Night-Light provides:

  • biblical and theological study resources in a format that is accessible to people with print disabilities
  • perspectives on religious issues affecting people with special needs
  • information to build public awareness and healthy practices for inclusion and daily life with chronic illness and disabilities
  • information and referral for people with special needs

Founders

Night-Light’s founders are Sarah Blake LaRose and Kevin LaRose, each of whom brings a personal perspective to this mission. Both Sarah and Kevin have many years of experience as moderators of email-based support groups online, giving them insight into the situations faced by people with disabilities. Sarah is an ordained minister with the Church of God (Anderson, IN). She also serves on the American Council of the Blind’s health care committee. Visit her personal site for more information about her ministry and other activities. Kevin worked as a contact representative with the Social Security Administration from 1989 until 2007, counseling beneficiaries regarding their benefits, rights, agency procedures, etc. He has also been an active member of the American Council of the Blind for many years, lending his expertise to affiliates as an email list moderator and serving in other leadership roles.

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