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
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Contact Information

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

Monday-Friday: 8:30am – 5:00pm

(760) 321-1111
cv@brailleinstitute.org

Upcoming Coachella Valley Workshops

Understanding 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

Technology in the Kitchen

Virtual Event CA

If you need help following recipes, identifying ingredients, and cooking, there are many easy-to-use technological solutions available. Come learn about

Understanding Vision Loss

Virtual Event CA

As your vision changes due to Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Diabetic Retinopathy, or other conditions, we offer free programs and services

Braille Displays

Virtual Event CA

Braille continues to be a good way to read the screen on your computer and even your phone. There are

Android Accessibility Topics

Virtual Event CA

Learn about the accessibility features an Android Device has to offer in this workshop. We will discuss magnification, Google voice

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.”

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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