Welcome to Blindness Support Services

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All of the staff at BSS.

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  • An assistive technology instructor is teaching Zoom Text to a blind student
  • Travel Training event at BSS
  • A student is learning how to use JAWS on his laptop computer.
  • Ramiro is learning how to type Braille on a Perkins Braille Typewriter.
  • Teresa is learning how to paint her nails with her independent living skills instructor.
  • Timothy German is learning how to cook in his independent living skills class.
  • Antonia Quesada sitting next to white mobility canes used for blind children.
  • A blind child is learning how to use her white mobility cane in our children's department.
  • A blind parent and her daughter are coming to the children's department at BSS.
  • Richard is learning assistive technology at BSS.
  • Two blind children hug each other in the children's department.
  • Teresa is learning how to use her iPhone in the assistive technology department.
  • Ciro is teaching Octavia how to read Braille.
  • Christine Davidson is teaching Sal how to type Braille.
  • Learning Braille is fun at BSS.
  • Learning how to walk with trained guide dogs who assist the blind.
  • Getting on the bus with a travel training instructor from BSS
  • Learning orientation and mobility at BSS.
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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.






Upcoming Events

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BSS Calendar


Braille Club

Friday, June 30 from 10am-12noon at BSS.

The BSS Braille Club


Come on in and be a part of this club. We will have phrases printed in Jumbo Braille, Uncontracted Braille, and Contracted Braille. We will focus on how to maintain and increase the fluency of your Braille reading skills.

Braille Club Rewards

Participants earn free entry to one Descriptive Video of their choice after attending four consecutive Braille Club meetings or reading 20 unique braille strips at your designated level. Invite your Braille Reading friends to come and improve their skill with monthly practice. BSS Students have priority on space available but every Braille Reader is welcome. Remember to sign in so your participation is documented and you get credit for your accomplishments.



Children's Movie Day

A Bag of Pop Corn

This event is open only to those who Participate in the Children's Department

On Thursday July 20 Blindness Support Services' Children's department will be privately showing two descriptive movies for children; Moana, from 9:30 am to 11:30 am, and Brave, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm. These descriptive movies provide the opportunity for the children that are blind/ visually impaired to know what is happening at all times throughout the movie.

Participants in the Children's Department, RSVP to (951)341-8356 or (951)715-2656 NO LATER THAN Friday July 14.

If you have a child ages 0-5 and are interested on our Children department services, call us (951)715-2656 and click here to read more on how we can help children.



Peer Support

The Peer Support Group Listening to Andrew Berk's Presentation

On July 21 Blindness Support Services will be welcoming back Andrew Berk from Disability Rights California. He will be giving a presentation about public accommodations. In order to make his presentation more specifically relevant, Andrew would like to know what issues you would like to be discussed: examples would be issues such as service animals in private businesses or auxiliary aids and services in theaters.
Please call (951)-341-9244, before Wednesday July 12, with your topic suggestions.



Two blind children touching each other's faces when they meet

At Blindness Support Services we train people who are blind or visually impaired with specialized equipment and computer programs. We take in various kinds of blind people with a wide variety of needs.

Some are in need of Mobility training, others need Independent Living Skills training. We also have two adjustment to blindness peer support groups that facilitate people who have lost their sight and are in need of group counseling. One group is for Spanish speakers and the other is for English speakers.

We have a Blind Children's Department where preschool age blind or visually impaired children are taught with tactile learning props and teaching tools as a precursor to reading Braille.

There is a Blind parenting class for parents who are blind and need help with child rearing practices and advice.

Our Department of Older Adults provides in-home visits for seniors and teach independent living skills to seniors who are blind or visually impaired.

There are a lot of different classes and resources here at blindness support services. Our Departments also provide training in Spanish.

Our goal is to help people who are blind achieve a higher level of independence so they can function by themselves in society.


Would you like to Volunteer?

If you are interested for internship or volunteering.

E-mail a filled out form below.

Download the Volunteer Form

Place Your Ad Here

All volunteers will be screened.

Send form to info@blindnesssupport.com

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

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