Quick Links
Telephone: (210) 829-4223
1250 NE Loop 410, Suite 630

San Antonio, TX  78209-1536

Executive Director: Lisa Miele
owlradiogroup@gmail.com

Owl Radio Coordinator:
Jeff Chandler,  owlradioguy@gmail.com

Low Vision Club Program Coordinator:
Cynthia Garcia

lowvisionresourcecenter@yahoo.com

Thanks to Texas Public Radio (TPR) for donating our broadcasting sub channel.
Please contact us to have a guide mailed to you.

 

Advocacy Organizations


American Council of the Blind
American Foundation for the Blind
Foundation Fighting Blindness
National Federation of the Blind

Catalogs for People With Special Needs
Independent Living Aids

 

Catalogs

Various products including talking watches and other
products for blind people.


LS & S--Catalog of products for individuals who are blind or hard of hearing.
Optelec--A catalog of various products for both blind and visually impaired people such as Braille displays and low vision equipment.
View Finder--Store which sells products for both blind and visually impaired people.

 

 

Educational Institutions
 

Commercial Braille production house as well as a catalog of educational products for people who are blind or visually impaired.

Offers correspondence courses for blind people on various subjects.

An educational resource center for blind children.

A school with resource information for blind children.

  Entertainment
 
Rehabilitation, Orientation and Mobility
 
 
  • Guide Dogs of Texas--San Antonio based non-profit organization providing guide dogs for the visually impaired.
Technology
 
Freedom Scientific--A computer company which sells Braille note takers, screen readers, screen enlargement programs and other adaptive products for computers.

Human Ware--Computer company which sells Braille note takers and other adaptive computer equipment.

Kurzweil Educational Systems Inc.--A company which sells reading machines and reading software for individuals who are blind or visually impaired.

 
Low Vision Shopping

Christal Vision

Address: 6303 Southern Hills
San Antonio, TX 78244

Telephone: 210-666-0700 (local)
800-299-0700 (toll-free)

Website:  www.christal-vision.com

CCTVs (stand-alone, SVGA, portable), OCR scanners, adaptive software, braille devices, adaptive PCs and more.

Enhanced Vision

Address:17911 Sampson Lane
Huntington Beach, CA 92647

Website:  www.enhancedvision.com

Magnifier Products: Merlin, Max, MaxPort, Flipper, FlipperPort, JORDY System and LCD Panel products

ShopLowVision.com

Address:3030 Enterprise Court, Suite D
Vista, California 92081

Telephone:(866) 999-9188

Website:  www.shoplowvision.com

E-mail:  info@shoplowvision.com

ShopLowVision.com is the first e-commerce website with the most comprehensive line (4000+) of low vision solutions with daily living products, video magnifiers, optical products, and professional tools.  It is also the first ever low vision e-commerce store to be aligned with best practice model for low vision rehabilitation (AOA, AAO, AOTA, AER).

Home Accessibility Resources 
  1. Guide to Room-by-Room Repairs for Easy Accessibility for Disabled Loved Ones

  2. 20 Home Modifications for People with Vision Loss

  3. Contrast and Color

  4. Lighting in and around the home: A guide to better lighting for people with sight loss

  5. Creating Accessible Kitchens for the Visually Impaired