Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired (ACBVI) has been providing services for individuals since 1947. ACBVI is committed to "enhancing the quality of life for people who are blind or otherwise visually impaired."
Our services are available to adults who are legally blind or visually impaired as well as those who have a degenerative eye condition which may eventually become a visual impairment. These services are offered separately or concurrently according to the individual needs of the qualifying client.
In the area of blindness, ACBVI provides training for: computer
speech access; computer screen magnification; Braille notetakers;
close circuit televisions; OCR text readers; work site accommodations.
In the area of physical
impairments, ACBVI provides training for: head pointing mouse;
voice dictate; single switch scanning; morse coding; one-handed
keyboards; work-site accommodations.
Assistive Technology Center also offers the following classes in
a formal classroom/lab environment: Computer Keyboarding;
Introduction to Computers; Word Processing; The Internet and e-mail.
Counseling / Social
In this area ACBVI provides social evaluations; counseling to individuals,
groups, families/parents, couples; referral to community
contracts and referrals to other counseling/social work services.
Orientation & Mobility Training
/ Rehabilitation Teaching In this area ACBVI provides: activities of daily living; Braille;
handwriting; typing; video magnifier; electronic mobility aids;
home management; orientation/mobility; rehabilitation teaching
client's home and community; sensory training.
In this area ACBVI provides: adult continuing education; arts and
crafts; hobby groups; special programs for the elderly.
services provided by ACBVI:
Our Assistive Techology
Arizona program focuses on training Arizona's Vocational Rehabilitation
Please click here to learn more about the Assistive Technology Arizona program.
Please click here to learn
more about ACBVI's Vocational Rehabilitation Job Training Program PRIDE.