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Vista Center for the Blind
and Visually Impaired
Hosts the 4th Visually Impaired Persons Technology
Users Conference (VIPTUC)

When: Saturday, September 30th, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM
(9:00 AM registration)
Where: Fenwick & West LLP
801 California Street
Mountain View, CA 94043

This FREE conference is for individuals who use smart phones
or those interested in learning about the benefits of smart
phones and applications. Space is limited for the
presentations. Please register before September 22nd to
reserve your space and receive a complimentary lunch. Also,
check out the latest technology at our vendor tables.

 Adaptive Sports Technology for the Blind Athlete
Presented by Walt Raineri, IOS Power User

 There’s an App for That!
Panel discussion given by Vista Center’s Technology Team

 Meet Alexa Your Personal Assistant
Presented by Ernie Molina, SCVBC Access Technology

To Register
Space is limited! Register early by calling Vista Center at
(650) 858-0202 ext. 110 or email
Transportation and Parking
Fenwick and West LLC is accessible by:
 Caltrain (Mountain View station is 3 blocks away)
 VTA Light Rail (Mountain View station is 3 blocks away)
 VTA Buses 22 and 522 (Castro Street Stop on El Camino
Real is 4 blocks away)
 VTA Access Para Transit service is door to door.
Parking is available on the corner of California Street and
Bryant Street (Bryant is parallel to Castro Street).

VIP TUC 2017 Flyer


Hats Off to Vista Center

logoSaturday, November 11, 2017

Join us in Aptos at the 3rd Annual Hats Off to Vista Center, a fun and unique silent auction fundraiser benefiting Vista Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired. 


Past Events

Menlo Charity Horse Show

August 8-13, 2017

Horse and rider going over a big jump at the Menlo Charity Horse Show benefiting Vista Center August 7-12, 2012The Menlo Charity Horse Show, one of the nation’s top horse shows, took place in August.   Horses and exhibitors come from all over the Western states, Canada, and Mexico to compete in the beautiful setting of the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton. Over the past 28 years, the Horse Show has raised more than $6M benefiting Vista Center.

For more information please visit The Menlo Charity Horse Show August 7-12, 2018


Annual Ice Skating Party

Sponsored by the Sharks Foundation

Ice Skaters in rink at Winter LodgeThursday, December 22, 2016
5:25 pm to 7:30 pm

Thank you to all of the volunteers and families that helped make this a record-breaking event.

View 2016 photos

Winter Lodge
3009 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto, 94306

Volunteers will be available to help with skating! You don’t even need to skate - You may simply sit by the fire and enjoy pizza and hot chocolate!   This is a tremendous event to meet other students and their families

Thank you to the Sharks Foundation for sponsoring this event!

2016 Low Vision Expo

2015 Holiday Ice Skating Party photos

2015 Low Vision Expo (presentation audio, exhibitor and other info)

2015 Northern California Braille Challenge Update
A Record Breaking Day