Virtual one-on-one sessions are now available for you to have ’live’ interaction with a Braille Institute consultant or instructor from the comfort and safety of your home. Services such as Low Vision, Orientation & Mobility, Connection Pointe technology training, Personal Connections and Child Development sessions are conducted by phone and/or video call. Like all Braille Institute programs and services, these remote virtual options are free of charge. Call to schedule an appointment today!

Benefits

  • Convenient and within the comfort of your home
  • Free and easy using your computer, tablet or phone
  • Live instructor/consultant you can talk with

Virtual Services & Sessions

Low Vision Consultation

  • Assess your personal low vision needs and goals
  • Explore devices to help you with everyday tasks like reading, watching TV, and more
  • A gateway to other available Braille Institute resources such as classes, technology training, and more

Connection Pointe Technology

  • Receive one-on-one training on a variety of devices: computers, mobile phones, tablets, assistive devices
  • Learn how to use text readers, video chat, and other useful apps

Orientation & Mobility Consultation

  • Learn how to get around safely while maintaining social distancing
  • Work on techniques for navigating your home or neighborhood

Personal Connection

  • Gain tips and techniques to help with everyday living
  • Learn fundamental life skills to remain independent

Child Development

  • Support to maximize your child’s growth and development
  • Assistance with locating resources and professionals

Online Workshops are also available! Sessions include a range of subjects such as Accessing Free Audio Books, Understanding Vision Loss, and more.

How Does It Work

Braille Institute will provide you with an online link and phone number to be used to participate in a ‘live’ session. Braille Institute uses the Microsoft TEAMS (TEAMS) platform to deliver online sessions.

Instruction Videos

An older woman holds a device and cables in her hands as she listens to instruction from a remote session on the computer