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For persons who are blind and visually impaired

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Technology Resources


Adaptive Computer Empowerment Services
Empowering San Diego County citizens with computer technology – offering free computers

The Alliance for Technology Access
A network of community-based resource centers providing information and support services.

Alva Access Group

California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology
Wireless navigation for the blind and visually impaired

National Federation of the Blind – Technology Resource List

Resource Guide for Individuals with Visual Difficulties and Impairments
Microsoft accessibility website that provides assistive technology and step by step tutorials.

San Diego Assistive Technology Center
Full team assessment services (especially in the areas of augmentative and alternative communication device systems).

TETRA Society
Free or low cost adaptive equipment available

  • Builds individually customized assistive devices for the disabled. Also provides advice on adaptive computer equipment and software.
    (858) 689-2033
  • Tiresias.org
    Provides in-depth information on assistive devices for people with visual disabilities as well as current and future research.

    Trace Center – College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison


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