Interview with Peter Benavides, CEO - Blindness Support Services

Making a difference for the sight impaired individuals and families

By Steven Chavez and Roberto Tijerina
Published on LatinoLA: September 30, 2016

Interview with Peter Benavides, CEO - Blindness Support Services

Welcome to CHICANO HIGHLIGHTS with Roberto "El Beto-man" Tijerina. On this show we invite and good friend of the community PETER BENAVIDES.

Mr. Benavides was born in Los Angeles, California and worked and continued higher education in the Riverside area. He joined the Blindness Support Services and shortly thereafter, became and continues as the CEO. BSS was incorporated in May 1992, to provide innovative approaches to achieving independence and self-reliance for blind and visually impaired residents of Riverside, San Bernardino, Orange, San Diego and Los Angeles Counties in Southern California. Blindness Support Services in Riverside, CA3696 Beatty Drive Riverside, CA 92506 Phone: (951) 341-9244 Fax: (951) 341-6335

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Today, Blindness Support Services continues to expand its support and opportunities to the community by listening to the people and organizations that it is involved with. This combined with providing individual attention to each person and their unique situation, has brought us to where we are today.

Whether you were born with an eye disease or blindness or are new to vision loss, this site is for you. It's also for friends and loved ones and for professionals.
Travel Training; Orientation and Mobility; Braille; Grade One/Grade Two Braille Transcribing; Independent Living Skills; Independent Living Skills for Seniors (55 - Up); In-Home Training for Seniors (55 - Up) and for Blind or Visually Impaired Children; Blind and Visually Impaired Children's Education; Employment Training for Blind Patrons and Resume' Building; Blind Parenting Classes; Also available by appointment: A Tactile Approach to Learning, Group Teacher Instructions for Teaching Blind Students - (there must be a group of ten or more).

Thank you for stopping by and joining us on CHICANO HIGHLIGHTS with Roberto "El Beto-man" Tijerina We enjoyed talking with Peter Benavides here with Chicano Highlights segment on The East LA Revue Internet Radio. Roberto and Peter are both blind but continue to try to make a positive difference in their communities. They provide our youth and adults with a positive motive and attitude in dealing with each other in our daily lives. They never give-in and they continue to help each other and treat each other well.

Recording Time 28m 16s

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