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Services


We offer a variety of services at BSS.

Assistive Technology Training

The Assistive Technology program at Blindness Support Services Inc. consists of hands-on training with Screen reading, magnification software, and Adaptive Technology.

Travel Training

The Travel Training Program at Blindness Support Services Inc. offers travel training for seniors, veterans and individuals with disabilities on utilizing public transportation in Western Riverside County. Training is tailored to each person's individual needs and abilities. We train individuals how to travel independently using public transportation such as the fixed route bus (Riverside Transit Agency), Para-transit (Dial-A-Ride), Special Transportation, and Metro-Link.

Orientation and Mobility

The Travel Training Program is designed to provide people who are blind or visually impaired with the essential skills and knowledge to use the local fixed route bus system available throughout Western Riverside County. The primary goal of the program is to provide training to enable clients to ride the local fixed route bus service safely and efficiently, thereby reducing the demand on specialized para-transit services.

Braille

Blindness Support Services Inc. offers one-on-one hands on Braille instruction. Our highly experienced Braille instructors can show you how to read and write grade one (uncontracted) and grade two (contracted) Braille in standard or jumbo Braille formats. Additional training consists of how to operate the Slate and Stylus, Braille labeler and Perkins Brailler to write Braille.These services are also available in Spanish.

Braille Transcribing

Blindness Support Services Inc. can transcribe your print material into Braille whether it’s for personal or commercial purposes. Feel free to contact us to get a quote at: (951) 341-9244.

Independent Living Skills

The Independent Living Skills Program at BSS offers the specialized training necessary for personal and home management to individuals who are blind and visually impaired.
Skills tought include

Department of Older Adults

Blindness Support Services has developed an in-home program for seniors with visual impairments in Riverside and San Bernardino counties at no cost. If you are experiencing vision loss, then you qualify for our services.

Services include:

Children's Department

Blind and Visually Impaired Children's Education (0-5 years)

Blind Parenting Classes

Also available by appointment:

A Tactile Approach to Learning, Group Teacher Instructions for Teaching Blind Students - (must be a group of ten or more)


Would you like to Volunteer?


About Us Video

If you are interested for internship or volunteering.

E-mail a filled out form below.

Download the Volunteer Form

All volunteers will be screened.

Send form to info@blindnesssupport.com



Our Departments also provide training in Spanish.

For more information please contact BSS at: (951) 341-9244