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Programs and Services for the 

Blind and Visually impaired

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Vocational Training

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.

 

Braille Classes 

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.  

(512) 442-2329

 

 

Beginning Computer

 

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.

(512) 442-2329

 

 

Beginner Keyboarding

A prerequisite to computer classes for students with little or no keyboard skills. 

Call Dario Zamora for details:

(512) 442-2329

 

 

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.

  (CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION)

 

 

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