Resources for Blind and Visually Impaired

A collection of resources for the blind, visually impaired, and print disabled residents of Colorado.

Advocacy and Support

American Foundation for the Blind

Mobilize leaders, advance understanding, and champion impactful policies.


Phone: 212-502-7600

Email: info@afb.net

Lighthouse Guild

Preventing and addressing vision loss with services.


Phone: 800-284-4422

Email: lighthouseguild.org/contact/

Colorado Gerontological Society

Building Leadership in Aging


Phone: 303-333-3482

Email: Contact Form

American Council of the Blind

Advocates for equality, inspires community, and connects you with education, resources, and each other to support your independence.


Phone: 800-424-8666

Rocky Mountain ADA

Training & resources on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


Voice/TTY: 800-949-4232
ASL/Deaf/HoH: 
719-358-2460

Disabled American Veterans

Support for veterans.


Phone: 877-426-2838

Email: dav.org/contact-us/

Independence Center

Provides services to people with disabilities, their families and the community.


Phone: 719-471-8181

Email: info@theindependencecenter.org

Senior Services of Boulder

Foster the engagement and well-being of older adults and promote a positive image of aging through community collaboration and excellent services.


Phone:  303-441-1000

Area Agency on Aging

Deliver, fund, and advocate for services for older adults, people with disabilities, family caregivers, and veterans in Boulder County.


Phone: 303-441-3570

Email: bcaaa@bouldercounty.org

US Access Board

Promotes equality for people with disabilities through leadership in accessible design and the development of accessibility guidelines and standards.


Call: 202-272-0080

Email: info@access-board.gov

Benefits In Action

Understanding, access, and utilization of healthcare resources


Phone: 720-221-8354

Email: info@benefitsinaction.org

Disability Law Colorado

Protection & Advocacy.


Phone: 800-288-1376

Email: disabilitylawco.org/contact

Center for Independence

Community solutions and to empower individuals with disabilities to live independently.


Email: Contact Form

National Council on Aging

Practical solutions to age well


Phone: 571-527-3900

US Department of Justice

The Disability Rights Section helps people with disabilities through enforcement, regulation and technical assistance.


Call: 202-307-0663

Talk to an ADA Specialist: 800-514-0301 (voice) or 800-514-0383 (TTY)

Training

Center for People with Disabilities

Advocates equal rights for people with disabilities.


Phone: 303-442-8662

Email: info@cpwd.org

Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

Helps individuals with disabilities prepare for, obtain, advance in, and maintain employment.


Phone: 303-866-2500

Email: CDLE_voc.rehab@state.co.us

Ensight Skills Center

Tools, counseling, and training for low vision individuals.


Phone: 1-866-375-5693

Email: ensightskills.org/contact-us/

Perkins School for the Blind

Education services for children and young adults who are blind and visually impaired with multiple disabilities.


Phone: 617-924-3434

Hadley

Personalized learning opportunities that empower adults with vision loss to thrive at home, work, and in their communities. 


Phone: 800-323-4238

Health

Bright Focus

Macular Degeneration Research


Phone: 1-800-437-2423

Email: info@brightfocus.org

diaTribe

Making sense of diabetes

TCOYD

Provides diabetes conferences & educational programs.


Phone: 800-998-2693

Contact Form

Integrated Diabetes Services

Supplements and cooperates with your health care providers to provide advanced self-management training services.


Phone: 877-735-3648

Diabetes Training Camp

Unique and customized programs and coaching that empower the community of people with diabetes to thrive.


Contact form

988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline

The Crisis Text hotline is available 24/7. The Crisis Text Line serves anyone, in any type of crisis, connecting them with a crisis counselor who can provide support and information.


Call or text: 988

Technology

Be My Eyes App

Sighted volunteers lend their eyes to solve tasks to help blind and low-vision people lead more independent lives. Free.

Aira App

Provides visual interpretation by trained Agents for just about any task. Free with in-app purchase options.


Phone: 1-800-835-1934

Email: support@aira.io

Maxi Aids

Low Vision Products, including canes.


Phone: 1-631-752-0521

Email: sales@maxiaids.com

ScriptTalk (App)

Hear all your vital prescription information read out loud.

Phone: 309-452-3088

Beyond Sight

Enhancing the independence of blind and vision-impaired individuals through adaptive technology.


Phone: 303-795-6455

Recreation

Ignite

Outdoor snow-sports lessons individualized to each student’s unique needs.


Phone: 303-258-1166

Email: info@igniteadaptivesports.org

ForeSight Ski Guides

Making snow sports both affordable and accessible to visually impaired and blind skiers.


Phone: 303-506-3859

Email: foresightskiguides@gmail.com

Lyft/Uber Accessibility

If you have experienced accessibility issues with Lyft or Uber, like service animal denial, you can contact them for assistance, or they will investigate and help resolve the issue.


Lyft Accessibility Feedback. OR call 1-844-554-1297 to report a driver for service animal denial

Uber Accessibility Help Center

Phamaly Theatre Company

Denver’s award-winning Phamaly Theatre Company exclusively features actors with all nature of disability – cognitive, emotional, intellectual, physical, and neurodiverse.


Phone: 303-365-0005

Email: pbehrhorst@phamaly.org

Disabled Sports USA

Opportunities for individuals with disabilities to participate in community sports, recreation and educational programs.


Phone: 1-301-217-0960

Email: info@dsusa.org

Audio Games

Audiogames, as opposed to video games are computer games who’s main output is sound rather than graphics.


Email: Contact Form

Audio Information

Colorado Talking Book Library

Recorded books and magazines from a national collection that includes bestsellers, classics, mysteries, westerns, poetry, biographies, informational works, religious literature, children’s books, and foreign language materials.


Phone: 303-727-9277

Email: ctbl.info@cde.state.co.us

Audio Ballots/Election Information

Explore AINC’s collection of information in audio regarding voting, politics, and the 2021 elections. Stay up to date and informed this election season on AINC.

Xavier Society for the Blind

Delivering Faith and Inspiration in Braille and Audio


Phone: 212-473-7800

Email: info@xaviersocietyfortheblind.orgctbl.info@cde.state.co.us

International Association of Audio Information Services

Do you need information about audio information services outside Colorado? Audio information services can be found throughout the United States, in Canada and Australia.


Phone: 844-218-8430

Imagination Videobooks

Recorded and audio described children’s books and stories, specifically for blind and deaf children.


Email: info@imaginationvideobooks.com

BARD National Library Service

Braille and talking book library service.

Phone: 1-888-657-7323

Other Services

Access-a-Ride

Provides local bus transportation in the Denver metro area for people with disabilities.


Phone: 303-299-2960

Via Mobility Services

Paratransit, travel training and mobility options information and referral services.


Phone: 303-447-2848

Email: info@viacolorado.org

Parent Engagement Network

Support Parents in Raising Healthy, Happy Youth.


Email: Contact Form

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