Resources

Colorado Low vision Resources

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

Contacto

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(303) 786-7777 ex. 100

ddeleon@aincolorado.org

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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