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

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.

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

Braille Literacy for Adult Learners

Virtual

Library Month: The Astronomers’ Workshop

Hybrid

Tech-Talk: Library Technology

Virtual

Library Month: Public Libraries and Our Right to Read

Virtual

Discover the Possibilities: Patron Workshop

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Upcoming Virtual Workshops

YouTube App

Virtual

Non-24 Circadian Rhythm Sleep/Wake Disorder - DATE ADJUSTED

Virtual

Braille Literacy for Adult Learners

Virtual

Medication Safety: Script Talk Update

Virtual

Community Resources with Guest Speaker

Virtual

Library Month: The Astronomers’ Workshop

Hybrid

What Can Your Apple Watch Do For You?

Virtual

Guide Dogs of America

Virtual

Find Famous Movie Quotes with a Fire Stick & Lunch

Virtual

Taylor Swift is the Music Industry

Virtual

Library Month: Ziggy Stardust Poetry Jam

Virtual

Salsa!

Virtual

Poetry Month - Write Short Poems

Virtual

Accessing Cookbooks through the Braille Institute Library

Virtual

Introduction to JAWS

Virtual

Tech-Talk: Library Technology

Virtual

Charlamos de la Tecnología Bibliotecaria: En español

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

Library Month: Public Libraries and Our Right to Read

Virtual

¡Viva la Literatura Latinoamericana!

Virtual

Basic Guide Techniques

Virtual

Intro to Using the Slow Cooker

Virtual

Intro to JAWS for Windows

Virtual

Intro to the White Cane

Virtual

Ajustes de Baja Vision con Android (Elegible para CEU)

Virtual

Intro to Seeing AI App

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

Accessibility for iPhone & iPad Features

Virtual

Basic Guide Techniques

Virtual

Blind People in Literature & Media

Virtual

BARD Móvil 101

Virtual

Fusion Workshop

Virtual

Intro to JAWS for Windows

Virtual

Audio Books for Android

Virtual

Intro to the White Cane

Virtual

UCLA Neuro-Ophthalmology & Vision Loss

Virtual

Community Resources Guest Speakers: Home Safety Advisors

Virtual

Springtime Fall Prevention

Virtual

Introducing the Travelers Aid Society of San Diego

Virtual

Learn about Sony LinkBuds

Hybrid

Low Vision 101: Introduction to Low Vision Services

Virtual

Orientation and Mobility Basics

Virtual

What’s Up Siri?

Virtual

Is a Guide Dog Right for You?

Virtual

Grooming for Success Part !

Virtual

Introduction to Windows Narrator

Virtual

Sony Bravia TVs with Accessibility Features

Hybrid

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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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