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October 4th National Blind Sports Day

National Blind Sports Day logo, A flame above the words National Blind Sports Day, with the United States Association of Blind Athletes logo, the acronym USABA, and the Blindness Support Services logo, A sun over a road with the words The road to independence below, in the bottom left and right corners respectively.

We will be holding a 45 minute walk from BSS to Shamel Park and back to participate in a National effort to promote fitness for persons blind/visually impaired. Please call ro RSVP on or before October 1, 2018 at (951) 341-9244

August 10th Technology Workshop

Feliciano, Assistive technology specialist, and Bob Sweetman standing side by side Gary Polster wearing the Orcam

Thank you to Bob Sweetman and Gary Polster for coming out and showcasing various technologies useful to the blind and visually impared. We had a great student turn out, and the students showed great interest in these devices.
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June 20th Guide Dogs of the Desert

Alan, Dee, and Teresa the three presenters standing with Priscilla Ochoa, a travel training instructor

Thank you to Alan, Dee, and Teresa for coming out and answering all of our students' questions about guide dogs. It was a great opportunity for students to get an idea of the process and to get experience around a guide dog they were meant to interact with. View Photos

July 11th HIMS Inc.

The BSS Braille Club

Thank you to HIMS Inc. for coming out and demonstrating various refreshable braille displays. It is always great when students get an opportunity to have a hands on experience with assistive technology devices that could help boost their independence. View Photos

June 20th Children's Park Day

a boy playing

We want to thank all of our families who were able to attend and experience what park day is all about. Our kiddos enjoyed playing on musical squares, touching the braille wall, and most importantly the water feature was a big hit. View Photos

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