BSS Blog

December 7th Children's Christmas Party

Thank you to our Families, once again for being part of our annual Christmas Party. It was amazing to see each child’s excitement, and joy going through all 9 station of fun. We had a few popular stations this year; the Popcorn Palace, Bowling Alley and of course Santa. The popcorn palace had a twist this time around. We added a bubble machine, so that our kiddos could POP the bubbles in addition to our bubble wrap! The bowling alley was another highlight. We not only had a bowling alley, but also a big tub that gave an essence of basketball. Read more & View Photos

October 26th Senior Halloween

We want to thank everyone who came out to part take in our Senior Halloween Dance. Those who attended were able to do pumpkin painting and get creative with their jack-o-lanterns. Our seniors enjoyed decorating pumpkins, dancing, and being part of the costume contest. Seniors were assisted in decorating pumpkins which allowed them to be creative and enter them into a pumpkin contest. Read more & View Photos

October 19th Halloween Make It and Take It

We want to thank all of our families who were able to attend and experience our Halloween Make-It-Take-It. Our kiddos enjoyed decorating pumpkins, trick-or-treating, and being part of the costume contest. Parents assisted their children in decorating pumpkins which allowed them to be creative and enjoy their family time together. Read more & View Photos

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.

Thank you all who attended and participated in our first National Blind Sports Day walk. We were able to experience a nice outdoors activity. Lead by good music and a nice warm-up at the park.
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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. Read more & 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. Read more & 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. Read more & View Photos

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