Braille Institute
Coachella Valley 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 (link to workshops).
  • 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 the class catalog button
View Coachella Valley Center Class Catalog
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Contact Information

74-245 Highway 111 #E101
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

(760) 321-1111

Upcoming Coachella Valley Workshops

Using Microsoft Teams

Virtual Event CA

This workshop will cover the advantages of video conferencing and how an individual can join a Microsoft TEAMS meeting with […]

Audio Described Movies

Virtual Event CA

Learn about the latest in audio-described movies. We'll demonstrate streaming services; specifically, Netflix and Disney+, and an introduction to the […]

Meet Our Regional Director
Amy Sand

“Located in the heart of Coachella Valley, our new neighborhood center is more accessible than ever. Our experienced staff and volunteers are happy to assist you in maintaining or regaining your independence. We provide our free programs and services at our Center or bring them to you through our In-Home Services.”

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


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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