Low Vision Services


The Low Vision program at the California School for the Blind offers support for educators and low vision students throughout California.

We provide:

  • free examination by UC Berkeley optometrists who specialize in low vision.
  • written report on a student's vision, including recommendations for electronic magnification needs.
  • optical devices for educational needs, such as magnifiers, monocular telescopes, and sunglasses.
  • consultation for educators and students.

All services are provided at no cost.

Low Vision Clinic Application Link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)
Solicitud para la Clínica de Visión Baja Link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)


For more information, please contact:

Vanessa Herndon
California School for the Blind
500 Walnut Ave.
Fremont, CA 94536
510-936-5526
csb.lowvision@csb-cde.ca.gov