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

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 the class catalog button

Contact Information

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

Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

(760) 321-1111
cv@brailleinstitute.org

Regional Manager
Amy Sand

Upcoming In-Person Coachella Valley Center Workshops

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In-Person

Entiendo la Perdida de Vision

In-Person

Accesibilidad desde las funciones de iPhone y iPad

In-Person

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Upcoming Virtual Workshops

Liberando estrés a través de hábitos saludables

Virtual

Pediatric Eye Diseases and Treatment - Dr. David Granet

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

Free Audiobook Apps

Virtual

Fall Prevention for Wintertime

Virtual

Introduction to Salsa Music - CANCELLED

Virtual

Understanding The Braille Screen Input On IOS

Virtual

Library 101: Detrás las palabras / Behind the Words

Hybrid

Introduction to JAWS

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

Bully Proofing Blind People, Part I

Virtual

Container Gardening

Virtual

Community Resources with Guest Speaker

Virtual

Caregiver Resource Workshop

Virtual

VoiceOver On Mac OS

Virtual

Introducción a los Atajos de Siri en iPhone/iPad

Hybrid

The Role of Sound in Orientation Skills

Virtual

Learn What’s Under the Quilting Blanket

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

Intro to JAWS

Virtual

Bully Proofing Blind People, Part II

Virtual

What Can Your Apple Watch Do For You?

Virtual

Navigation Essentials for CCTV and OCR

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

BARD Basics

Virtual

Accessibility for iPad And iPhone

Virtual

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual

Intro to Seeing AI App

Virtual

What's Up Siri?

Virtual

Helen Keller: A Historical Biographical Portrait

Virtual

Community Resources with Guest Speaker

Virtual

Victor Reader 3: What to know

Virtual

BARD Basics (en Español)

Virtual

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Meet Our Regional Manager
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.”

Local Announcements

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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