Braille Institute San Diego Center2019-04-26T11:06:43-07:00


Braille Institute’s San Diego Center offers services, programs and events for the visually impaired and blind. Join us for one of our exciting lifestyle classes such as Improve Your Cooking Life, Blind Rhythm, or Sharpen The Brain! The Spring/Summer class schedule runs from April 29 – August 16, 2019. We will post the new schedule soon and you will be able to sign up for a class at any time during our trimester.

Contact Info

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Address: 4555 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
Monday 8:30AM-5:00PM
Tuesday 8:30AM-5:00PM
Wednesday 8:30AM-5:00PM
Thursday 8:30AM-5:00PM
Friday 8:30AM-5:00PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Phone: (858) 452-1111
Fax: (858) 452-1688
Email: sd@brailleinstitute.org

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Jay Hatfield
Jay HatfieldExecutive Director, San Diego Center
“Braille Institute San Diego Center offers a variety of free programs, vision loss resources, and services for people who are visually impaired or blind. We understand not everyone experiences vision loss the same, so we invite you to discover all we have to offer.”

Programs & Services

Low Vision Consultations

At Braille Institute San Diego Center free one-on-one consultations with Low Vision Rehabilitation Specialists can help determine the correct devices to maximize your remaining vision.

In-Home Services

Our consultants address quality of life changes, kitchen confidence, using technology, and orientation and mobility, focusing on your specific goals, degree of sight loss and home environment.

Student showing decorated cake she worked on with two instructors.

Classes, Workshops & Events

Lifestyle classes, activities and workshops help adults with sight loss build practical skills, regain independence, learn about the latest in medical development, and foster a sense of community. Individuals may sign up at any time.


Library patrons have access to more than 18,000 magazines, newspapers, and book titles in English and Spanish. We also offer free digital book machine readers, and downloadable books.

Connection Pointe San Diego

Connection Pointe

Through our Connection Pointe technology center, we offer free instruction and demonstrations on all the latest mainstream and adaptive devices.

Youth Program

This program for infants, children and teens, who are blind or visually impaired, creates opportunities to gain life experiences fostering confidence, self-esteem and independence, leading to higher education and employment.


Our staff and volunteers are available to give presentations, low vision consultations, lead peer support groups and table at events.


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Braille Institute! We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities. Please call Wanda Myers, Educational Programs Manager, at (858) 404-5017 for more information.

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