Welcome to Blindness Support Services

We at Blindness Support Services are dedicated to teaching those who are blind or have visual impairments to become more independent and adapt to the challenges they have.

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A student looking in a shop while on a travel training exercise.
a student getting a hands on look at a refreshable braille display during an assistive technology presentation.



Announcements

Touch Free Environment

On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, BSS began its transition to a Touch Free Office Environment. As we move forward during these challenging times, such efforts are directed in making our training facility as safe as possible.

Special acknowledgments go out to our Contractor Stronghold engineering for helping us make this happen.

Exploring Braille Date Change

Since we will be closed during our usual meeting time, We will be hosting our Exploring Braille meeting on November 20th from 1PM to 3PM. Please make note of this change and we hope to see there!


Essential App Lists

There are many applications available in the app store and google play store that can assist you while you are at home, school, work or on the go.

Our Assistive Technology department has compiled a list of accessible iOS applications for your smartphone or tablet that can assist you to improve your independence.

Essential iOS Apps page graphic contains the Apple logo.

Essential Android Apps page graphic contains the Google Play logo.


This Month's Events

BSS calendar

BSS Calendar


Unless otherwise specified, the following meetings are held
Via Zoom Meetings

*Our Meetings are invite only. Please contact us to RSVP before the meeting date.
Call: (951) 341-9244 or contact our front desk at fdesk@blindnesssupport.com


Peer Support

When: Friday, November 13, from 10AM to 12 noon

This month we will be discussing the past year; processing the year as visually impaired persons, discussing issues faced and brought about by the years events, and discussing solutions to face and overcome those issues.

Technology Club

When: Friday, November 20, from 10AM to 12 noon

This month we will have a follow up and continuation from last month, on the new accessibility features in iOS 14. This time we will take more of a workshop approach to the meeting and make time available for participants to ask questions and address working around specific problems they have come across in this the new update.

Exploring Braille

When: Friday, November 20, from 1PM to 3PM
*Please Note that this is a different day and time than normal

Have you considered learning Braille but are unsure if you are ready? Are you in the process of learning Braille but looking for additional ways to practice and refine your skills? Have you learned Braille in the past but want to discover new ways to incorporate it in your daily life? Then come join us on the last Friday of every month and be a part of our Braille learning community. All individuals are welcome to come and see what Braille is all about and learn new and fun ways to use your growing Braille skills.

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