Blindness and Vision Impairment

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Aira App
Connects blind and visually impaired people to highly trained, remotely-located agents. Through a smartphone or optional Horizon Smart Glasses, the app delivers instant auditory access to visual information at the touch of a button.

American Foundation for the Blind
Resources for those living with blindness or visual impairment.

Blind Community Connect Center of San Diego
Resources, support, and recreational opportunities for blind and visually impaired adults and children.
1805 Upas St., SD, 92103

Braille Institute
(San Diego Braille Institute Regional Sight Center)
Resources, programs and social opportunities for individuals with blindness or visual impairment.
4555 Executive Dr., SD, 92121

Learning Ally
(See listing under Dyslexia)

National Braille Challenge (Braille Institute)
A Braille “spelling bee” for blind students, testing spelling, comprehension, speed, accuracy and chart reading. Children can win cash and adaptive equipment.
Los Angeles, CA
323-663-1111; 800-BRAILLE

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Free library program of Braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the U.S. by postage-free mail.

San Diego Center for the Blind and Vision Impaired
Vision rehabilitation services including assistive tech, counseling, education, advocacy, and facility assessment.

5922 El Cajon Blvd., SD, 92115
1385 Bonair Rd.
Vista, CA 92084

The Vision of Children Foundation
Through ongoing research provides resources, tools and support to visually impaired individuals and their families.
12555 High Bluff Dr. #330
SD, 92130

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