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.

  • children feeling different soils to get used to different textures.
  • Using technology to enlarge text to be read.
  • 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.
  • using a letter address writing guide
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Upcoming Events

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BSS Calendar

Unless otherwise specified, the following meetings are held at
Blindness Support Services Inc.
3696 Beatty Dr. Riverside, CA 92506

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

Technology Presentation

When: Wednesday, February 12, from 2:00- 4:00PM

Humanware will be coming out to BSS to give a presentation on the Braille Note Touch Plus and the Victor Reader Trek.

The presenter will talk about these devices, things coming in the future from Humanware in regards to these devices, and take any questions. They will also have some of the Braille Note Touch Plus and Victor Treks on hand for participants to have some hands-on experience with the devices.

La Red Social Para Latinos (Spanish Peer Support)

Adjustment to Blindness Peer Support Group for Spanish Speaking Blind Patrons
When: Friday, February 14, from 10:00AM- 12:00PM

We have an Adjustment to Blindness Peer Support Group where you can come and discuss the issues you face as a person with a visual impairment. We have resources and tips to improve your independence. We have various topics and meet every second Friday of the month. This group is for people who speak Spanish.

Peer Support

When: Friday, February 21, from 10:00AM- 12:00PM

We have a Peer Support group where individuals that are blind are visually impaired can interact with others. We have various topics and activities. We meet every third Friday of the month.

This month we will have a representative of Alta Planning pay a visit to share and gather information about the planning of Riverside City pedestrian walk ways, transportation, street ordinance and trails.

Apple Devices Club

A black apple logo on a white backgroundWhen: Friday, February 21, from 1:00- 3:00PM

Do you have geographically distant loved ones that you wish you could be with more regularly? Do you wish you could hear their voices more clearly than on a traditional telephone call? Do you wish you could see their faces, or that they could see yours?

Come to our Apple Devices club and find out how! We will be showcasing four different apps that allow you to video call your loved ones! Come and enjoy a fun, interactive Apple Devices club to learn how to see/hear the ones who matter to you the most anytime, anywhere

Braille Club

The BSS Braille Club When: Friday, February 28, 2020 from 10:00AM- 12:00PM

Join us and have fun reading Braille material in uncontracted and contracted formats. Come and be a part of this club to maintain and increase the fluency of your Braille reading skills. We meet the last Friday of every month with various topics. RSVP today!

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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