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.

  • 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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Announcements

For those in Riverside County who wish to vote in the upcoming November Election, we have information regarding save voting and how it will be handled found here.


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.

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Essential Android Apps page graphic contains the Google Play logo.


Upcoming Events

2019 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, September 11, from 10AM to 12 noon

Our Peer Support group is where individuals that are blind or visually impaired can interact with others. We cover a wide variety of topics and activities, and meet the second Friday of the month.

Technology Club

When: Friday, September 18, from 10AM to 12 noon

This month we will have a show and tell from you the participants! Please come prepared to share some of your favorite and most used productivity apps or smart phone features. For example, did you know you can use the iOS notes app to scan physical documents into a digital pdf file?

Exploring Braille

When: Friday, September 25, from 10AM to 12 noon

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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