Programs and Services for the
Blind and Visually impaired
Earn while you learn! To check on openings, call Corrine Randall at the Lighthouse (442-2329) for assembly jobs
or Kathy Bean at the Distribution Center (693-0915) for order processing jobs.
Beginner Braille classes are set up as needed and begin when you are ready. Classes are
be held Tuesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Tuition is free, class size is limited.
Call Lettie Jackson to register or receive more information.
Classes are currently running which introduce blind and visually
impaired persons to the exciting world of computers. Classes include beginner
basics, Microsoft Windows, Window-Eyes, ZoomText, Jaws, Microsoft Word, Internet access, and
email services. We teach about special devices available that
allow the blind to use computers and how to shop for and purchase your first
computer. Tuition is free. Classes meet Saturdays 10:00 am to 12:00 noon and Tuesday evening 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Call Dario Zamora for registration.
A prerequisite to computer classes for students with little or no keyboard skills.
Call Dario Zamora for details:
Vision Aids for the Blind & Visually Impaired
Visit our facilities at 2307 Business Center Drive in Austin to browse the catalogs we
have available loaded with products designed for the visually impaired. We stock
some of the more popular items such as Braille paper, mobility canes, Braille and talking watches,
Braille playing cards, magnifiers, cane tips, and more.
Our staff can assist in determining which products may be best for the customer, and
we will special order any product.
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