Related Organizations

Assistive Technology - British Columbia (AT-BC)

Assistive Technology BC (AT-BC) provides assistive technology resources to make learning and working environments usable for people with disabilities throughout British Columbia.

AT-BC Website

Blind Beginnings

Blind Beginnings is a non-profit organization striving to guarantee quality of life for children and youth who are blind or visually impaired by promoting equal access to the world's resources and opportunities. We seek to challenge the limits of what is deemed possible for blind and visually impaired children and to establish a strong foundation on which to build rich and fulfilling lives.

Blind Beginnings Website

British Columbia Vision Teachers' Association (BCVTA)

B.C. Teachers of Students with Visual Impairments have been dedicated to teaching, advocating and supporting Blind and Visually Impaired students throughout British Columbia for the past 30 years. The executive and members of BCVTA work actively in a variety of different areas.

BCVTA Website

Canadian Association of Educational Resource Centres for Alternate Format Materials (CAER)

CAER was founded in 1993 and has a membership which reflects all regions/provinces of Canada. CAER members are a collective of publicly funded centres coordinating the provision of educational materials for persons with print disabilities.

CAER Canada

Canadian National Institute for the Blind (CNIB)

CNIB is a registered charity, passionately providing community-based support, knowledge and a national voice to ensure Canadians who are blind or partially sighted have the confidence, skills and opportunities to fully participate in life.

CNIB Website

Centre for Accessible Post-secondary Education Resources

CAPER-BC provides print disabled post-secondary students with equitable access to educational resources by either borrowing or creating alternate format learning materials.

CAPER-BC Website 

Children's Low Vision Project of British Columbia (CLVP-BC)

The Children's Low Vision Project of British Columbia (CLVP-BC) is designed to provide comprehensive low vision assessment to school age children throughout British Columbia.

CLVP-BC Website

Early Intervention Vision Services – VL Rehabilitation BC

Vision Loss Rehabilitation – BC, jointly operated by the CNIB and Blind Beginnings, provides services to preschool children, families and local resources and program teams throughout British Columbia. Please see the linked information sheet for details on service delivery and registration.

Early Intervention - Community letter May 2018 (PDF)

Special Education Technology - British Columbia (SET-BC)

SET-BC assists school districts in educating students whose access to the curriculum is restricted primarily due to physical disabilities, visual impairments, autism and/or cognitive disabilities. Our services to school districts include consultation, technology loans, training and resource support.

SET-BC Website

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