Blindness-related Tools and Services

Guide Dogs

Orientation and Mobility


Daily Living and Assistive Technology



  • Hadley - The mission of Hadley is to create personalized learning opportunities that empower adults with vision loss or blindness to thrive - at home, at work, and in their communities.
  • WSSB Blindness Tips - Videos created by the Washington State School for the Blind – includes videos on cooking, cleaning, clothing management, and other areas of daily living and mobility

Aids and Appliances

Assistive Technology

  • WATAP - The Washington Assistive Technology Act Program (WATAP) provides resources and services to persons who face challenges related to disability and aging to help in the selection and use of assistive technology, also known as AT.
  • Assistive Technology 101
  • TSBVI Tech Tips - Accessible tips for the following: Gmail, google calendars, google drive, google sheets, and google docs.
  • Northwest Access Fund – NWAF ( - Individual loans for Assistive Technology.
  • iCanConnect - Free training and equipment for DeafBlind individuals.

General Etiquette


Create Accessible Documents (Basics)

Adobe and PDFs

Access to Braille, Large Print, and/or Talking books and information