Resources

Colorado Low vision Resources

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

Advocacy and Health

American Foundation for the Blind

Mobilize leaders, advance understanding, and champion impactful policies.


Phone: 212-502-7600

Email: info@afb.net

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

Health Set

Nursing, education, and advocacy for elderly in Denver.


Phone: 720-321-9320

Lighthouse Guild

Preventing and addressing vision loss with services.


Phone: 800-284-4422

Email: lighthouseguild.org/contact/

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

Colorado Gerontological Society

Building Leadership in Aging


Phone: 303-333-3482

Email: Contact Form

Bright Focus

Macular Degeneration Research


Phone: 1-800-437-2423

Email: info@brightfocus.org

Colorado Center for the Blind

world-renowned training center for the blind in Littleton


Phone: 303-778-1130

Email: ccb@cocenter.org

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

National Federation of the Blind

Raise the expectations of blind people.


Phone: 410-659-9314

Email: nfb@nfb.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: 303-441-3388

Email: info@theindependencecenter.org

Colorado Department of Labor and Employment

Jobs, information, job injury situations, unemployment benefits, and workplace safety.


Benefits In Action

Understanding, access, and utilization of healthcare resources


Phone: 720-221-8354

Email: info@benefitsinaction.org

Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition

Disability Rights.


Phone: 303-839-1775

Email: advocacy@ccdconline.org

Ensight Skills Center

Tools, counseling, and training for low vision individuals.


Phone: 1-866-375-5693

Email: ensightskills.org/contact-us/

Disability Law Colorado

Protection & Advocacy.


Phone: 800-288-1376

Email: disabilitylawco.org/contact

Social Security Administration


Phone: 1-800-772-1213

Email: secure.ssa.gov/emailus/

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

Technology

Ability Hub

Technology for people with a disability who find operating a computer difficult.


Able Data

Database for unbiased, comprehensive information on products, solutions and resources to improve productivity and ease life’s tasks.


Phone: 1-800-227-0216

Email: abledata@neweditions.net

Be My Eyes App

Free app that connects blind and low-vision people with sighted volunteers visual assistance through a live video call. (iOS and Android)


WeWALK Smart Cane

Smartphone integrated walking cane


Email: hello@wewalk.io

Alliance for Technology Access

Public education, information and referral, capacity building in community organizations, and advocacy/policy efforts.


Beyond Sight

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


Phone: 303-795-6455

Rehab Tool

Help children and adults with disabilities enhance their lives, increase their independence and productivity, and gain greater social inclusion through the use of leading-edge assistive technology.


Phone: 281-531-6106

Apple Accessibility

Apple devices let you write a text or email without seeing the screen.


Phone: 1-800-MY-APPLE

Email: accessibility@apple.com

Maxi Aids

Low Vision Products.


Phone: 1-631-752-0521

Email: sales@maxiaids.com

Trace Center

Research to make everyday technologies accessible and useful.


Phone: 301-405-2043

Education and Parents

National Organization of Parents of Blind Children

Programs, services, and resources for parents of blind children.


Phone: (410) 659-9314 Extension 2360

Parent Engagement Network

Support Parents in Raising Healthy, Happy Youth.


Email: Contact Form

Alliance for Youth Achievement

Using science, technology, engineering, art, and math to create connections, build creative confidence, and inspire.


Phone: 406 952-0018

Parent Pals

Special education community where parents and professionals share information and offer support.


Recreation

Ignight

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

Audio Games

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


Email: Contact Form

Calming Kids

Non-violence programs for schools and neighborhoods.


Phone: 303-530-3860

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

News and 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

NFB Newsline

Free audio news service for anyone who is blind, low-vision, or otherwise print-disabled that offers access to more than 500 publications, emergency weather alerts, job listings, and more.


Phone: 410-659-9314

Email: nfb@nfb.org 

Boulder Community Network

Resources, Services, News in Boulder


Email: waterman@bcn.boulder.co.us

Other Services

Access-a-Ride

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


Phone: 303-299-2960

Mountain Metro Mobility (Colorado Springs)

Paratransit service provided for individuals who, because of their disability, are unable to use Mountain Metro fixed-route bus service.


Via Mobility Services

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


Phone: 303-447-2848

Email: info@viacolorado.org

List of Paratransit Taxis/Services

Blog and directory of wheelchair accessible and assisted ambulatory transportation.


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