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


Lighthouse Guild

Preventing and addressing vision loss with services.

Phone: 800-284-4422


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

Disabled American Veterans

Support for veterans.

Phone: 877-426-2838


Independence Center

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

Phone: 719-471-8181


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


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


Council of Citizens with Low Vision International

Affiliate of ACB dedicated to providing information and support to help people live well with vision loss.

Phone: 701-709-0262


Benefits In Action

Understanding, access, and utilization of healthcare resources

Phone: 720-221-8354


Disability Law Colorado

Protection & Advocacy.

Phone: 800-288-1376


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)

Vision Aware

Support groups and other resources

Phone: 1-800-232-5463



Center for People with Disabilities

Advocates equal rights for people with disabilities.

Phone: 303-442-8662


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

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

Phone: 303-866-2500


Ensight Skills Center

Tools, counseling, and training for low vision individuals.

Phone: 1-866-375-5693


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


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

Phone: 800-323-4238


Empowers the blind or low-vision learner to gain the skills needed to enter the modern workforce from the comfort of your own home and at your own pace.


Bright Focus

Macular Degeneration Research

Phone: 1-800-437-2423



Making sense of diabetes


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


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


Maxi Aids

Low Vision Products, including canes.

Phone: 1-631-752-0521


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



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

Phone: 303-258-1166


ForeSight Ski Guides

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

Phone: 303-506-3859


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


Disabled Sports USA

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

Phone: 1-301-217-0960


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


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


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.


BARD National Library Service

Braille and talking book library service.

Phone: 1-888-657-7323



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

Phone: 303-299-2960

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 or if you scheduled through RTD’s Access on Demand Program, you can contact RTD’s customer care department at or call 303-299-6000

Via Mobility Services

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

Phone: 303-447-2848


Envida (Colorado Springs)

Paratransit in Colorado Springs

Phone: 719-301-6870

Other Services

Parent Engagement Network

Support Parents in Raising Healthy, Happy Youth.

Email: Contact Form

Boulder Reads

Part of the Boulder Public Library, provides programs and resources that foster literacy and lifelong learning for all ages.

Phone: 303-441-3139

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