Braille Institute
Los Angeles Center

Classes & Workshops

Participate in classes & workshops through two convenient options:

  1. Online from your home using a phone, computer or tablet
  2. In-person at our center following required COVID protocols.

All of our programs and services are free of charge.

  • Workshops – are open to the public and anyone can attend. They are one-day only sessions that are usually 1-2 hours on a specific topic with a live instructor and student participation. View our list of upcoming workshops and register online.
  • Classes – are held over multiple weeks during the semester period and attended weekly. You must be a “student” of Braille Institute to register for a class. To become a student you must complete a low vision assessment or be on-boarded by a Braille Institute specialist.
View Los Angeles Center Class Catalog
Get A Free Low Vision Consultation

Contact Information

741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

(323) 663-1111
la@brailleinstitute.org

Regional Director
Lynn Dubinsky

Upcoming In-Person Los Angeles Center Workshops

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Upcoming Virtual Workshops

Audio Described Movies

Virtual

Non-24 Circadian Rhythm Sleep Wake Disorder

Virtual

Braille Literacy for Adult Learners

Virtual

Introduction to American Council of the Blind Community Events

Virtual

Learn About the Seeing AI App

Virtual

Low Vision Options On The Mac

Virtual

Sin Azucar! Postres Navideños

Virtual

Community Resources with Guest Speakers: Go Go Grandparent

Virtual

Be My Eyes vs. Aira

Virtual

Shopping Tips For The Holidays

Virtual

Art Studio Workshop: Tactile Holiday Landscapes

Virtual

Introduction To Victor Reader

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

Positive Thinking - Cancelled

Virtual

Learn To Use Instacart

Virtual

What Can Your Apple Watch Do For You?

Virtual

Using Microsoft Teams

Virtual

What is the National Federation of the Blind?

Virtual

Why Create a Braille Institute Online User Account?

Virtual

Microsoft Teams for Low Vision and No Vision Users

Virtual

Learn About IOS 16 New Features for Low Vision Users

In-Person

Macular Degeneration and the Latest Research

Virtual

Update On Clinical Trials for Low Vision Retinal Disease

Virtual

Fall Prevention for Wintertime

Virtual

Introducing Blind Institute of Technology (BIT)

Virtual

Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB)

Virtual

Medication Safety: Script Talk Update

Virtual

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Meet Our Regional Director
Lynn Dubinsky

“Braille Institute Los Angeles Center, a welcoming place which fosters a real sense of connection and community, serves a broad and diverse population through our robust offering of free programs, flexible learning opportunities, and resources, all designed to support those adjusting to a spectrum of vision loss.”

Local Announcements

Braille Institute Library Book Club 
Last Wednesday of the month
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PT
Books include a variety of adult fiction. Contact the Los Angeles center Library Coordinator for more information: (323) 663-1111

Community Resources

Our staff have gathered, and continue to research, helpful community resources and safe activities for our community of visually impaired during COVID19.

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Braille Institute is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to positively transform the lives of those with vision loss. Braille Institute serves more than 37,000 people through a variety of free programs, classes and services at centers and community outreach locations throughout Southern California – from Santa Barbara to San Diego counties!

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