Welcome to Blindness Support Services

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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.

  • An assistive technology instructor is teaching Zoom Text to a blind student
  • children feeling different soils to get used to different textures.
  • Using technology to enlarge text to be read.
  • A blind parent and her daughter are coming to the children's department at BSS.
  • A student looking in a shop while on a travel training exercise.
  • Pavel getting a hands on look at a refreshable braille display during an assistive technology presentation.
  • Ciro is teaching Octavia how to read Braille.
  • using a letter address writing guide
  • A blind child is learning how to use her white mobility cane in our children's department.
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Announcement!

October 27th BSS will be an early voting site for the November 6, 2018 Consolidated General Election, open to those registered in Riverside County! We will have voting units that are accessible to the blind and visually impaired available at our facilities.

Call the registrar’s office at (951) 486-7200 to obtain information on registering to vote or if you have any questions about your eligibility to vote.


Upcoming Events

2018 calendar

BSS Calendar



Descriptive Movie Day

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Wednesday, October 17 from 11am-1:30pm at Blindness Support Services

We will be presenting two descriptive movies.

Movie Times are:
11:00 a.m. - Drama/Action Feature
1:30 p.m. -Animation Feature

Blindness Support Services will be showing descriptive movies. These versions of the move provide the opportunity for the blind and visually impaired to know what is happening at all times throughout the film as it is described in words.


Peer Support

Friday, October 19 from 10am-12noon at Blindness Support Services

Are you having difficulties adjusting to blindness? The Adjustment to Blindness is a peer group of Blind and Visually Impaired individuals who come together to discuss the issues about blindness and the challenges of coping with being Blind. Come to this meeting for open discussions about these issues. This group meeting is free to the public.


Apple Devices Club

Friday, October 19 from 1pm-3pm at Blindness Support Services

This month’s Apple devices we will be discussing Screen Time and Siri commands on Friday October 19, 2018 from 1:00PM-3:00PM. Insure that your iPhone has a back-up to iCloud and update to iOS 12 before our Apple Devices meeting. If you need assistance, I can help you! Open discussion will follow after we discuss these items. If you cannot make it this month, we will see you for the next Apple Devices meeting!

It's free to our Blind patrons and don't forget to bring your iPad, iPod, or your iPhone. There are many innovations to aid people who are blind. There are Apps for that and we will show you how to use them.


Halloween Make it-take it

Friday, October 19 from 1pm-4pm
at Promanade Temecula 40820 Winchester Rd Temecula, California

Children's Department Clients , Join us at our yearly Halloween Make it-take it event.
We will have A Costume Contest, Pumpkin Decorating, Trick-or Treating, and SPOOKTACTULAR SURPRISES!
RSVP By: October 10th @ (951) 341-8356


Braille Club

The BSS Braille Club Friday, October 26 from 10am-12noon at Blindness Support Services.


Come on in and be a part of this club. Members must be able to read basic alphabets to complete words independently. We focus on maintaining and increase the fluency of your Braille reading skills.



Halloween Senior Dance

Friday, October 26 from 10:00am-2:00pm at Blindness Support Services

Surprise gift for most creative costume
Enjoy light refreshments & food – Pumpkin Painting,
Informational Resource Vendors &
Music. Let’s dance the day away!!!

Want to let others know? You can download the flyer in english Here and in spanish Here


Would you like to Volunteer?

If you are interested for internship or volunteering and are 18 years of age or older
fill out and email the form below.

All volunteers will be screened.

Download the Volunteer Form

Place Your Ad Here

Send form to info@blindnesssupport.com

If you would like more information,
please contact us at:
(951) 341-9244.

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