Group Classes, Braille Institute

Group Classes

General Information
Description of ServiceProvides daily living Skills, arts, and healthy living classes to visually impaired and blind adults ages 18 and older.

Classes offered include (but are not limited to):

Technology and Communication: Provides instruction focusing on specialized technology and mainstream devices, keyboarding and braille reading and writing

The Business of Living: Techniques for home management, personal management, rights and resources, and social skills

Emotional Support: Small groups cover topics including living with vision loss and general support

Lectures and Discussions: Book Clubs, Peer Support Groups and topics including current events, culture, travel and more

Arts & Music: Painting, creative writing, vocal, instrumental and music appreciation

Recreation: Exercise, gardening and more

Provides transportation for REGISTERED STUDENTS ONLY, from pick up points to the Institute for classes.
LocationNorth Central
Geographical AreaSan Diego County
Facility/ADA AccessWheelchair accessible.
Intake ProcedureCall for an appointment. Discuss transportation during registration with a staff member.
Intake RequirementsReferral by an ophthalmologist or other eye-care professional required.
Client Information
Target PopulationVisually Impaired (Blind)
Intended ParticipantsLiving skills class for the visually impaired.
Age GroupAdults
OtherOr Identification Card
Driver's LicenseRequired
EligibilityVisually impaired or blind adults ages 18 and older. Referral by an ophthalmologist or other eye-care professional required.
Fees or Charges
Types of FeesNo fees for classes, but a possible small fee for materials.
Hours of Operation 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday-Friday
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Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 4555 Executive Drive
Physical Site City, State, Zip San Diego, CA 92121
Main Phone (858) 452-1111
Fax (858) 452-1688
Web Address
Additional Information
Last Complete Service Update Date06/23/2017
FACT ResourcesX
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Braille Institute San Diego Center
Affiliated Program: Group Classes
This Service: Group Classes, Braille Institute
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Braille Instruction (LR-1000)
Independent Living Skills Instruction (LR-3200)
Orientation and Mobility Training (LR-6400)
Paratransit Programs (BT-4500.6500)
Student Transportation Services (HL-8120.8200)