Torres Foundation Logo Torres Foundation for the Blind International, Inc.

US HomeProductsServicesNewsBlog
LibraryAbout UsContact UsDonationsFeedback


Professional Services

The Torres Foundation is committed to providing our customers with quality services throughout the United States and Caribbean. We have an impressive team of talented, experienced professionals and business partners who are ready to work with you and respond to your needs.

Below are some of the services that we offer. Please contact us for more information or to discuss your needs.

Professional Training

The Torres Foundation provides a wide variety of assistive technology, business software, and web accessibility training to meet the needs of our government, corporate, and private clients. A few of the courses we offer include the following:

  • JAWS ( including scripting
  • Voice recognition and screen magnification technology
  • The Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • HTML and web script programming
  • Web accessibility
  • Braille production

Some of our satisfied customers include:

  • The U.S. Department of State
  • The National Library and Information System Authority of Trinidad & Tobago
  • Prudential Insurance
  • The Division of Rehabilitation Services
  • The University of the West Indies
  • Various other U.S. and Caribbean government agencies

Our talented and professional mix of assistive technology trainers, information technology experts, and braille specialists are able to fully customize your sessions to meet your various needs. Training can be provided one-on ľone or in a computer lab/classroom setting. The sessions can be conducted at your location or our conveniently located facilities in downtown Washington DC or downtown Port-of-Spain, Trinidad West Indies.

Assistive Technology and Accessibility Consulting

The Torres Foundation team of consultants has an outstanding track record of providing assistive technology and accessibility consulting services. These services include providing assessments and recommendations for insuring that websites conform to well establish international standards for accessibility and usability for individuals with disabilities.

In addition, we were the primary assistive technology consultants on several pioneering assistive technology projects that have positively impacted persons with disabilities both nationally and internationally.

If you are seeking to insure that your information communication technology systems are accessible and usable by people who are disabled, then Torres Foundation assistive technology experts can provide you with comprehensive proven solutions that can be successfully integrated into your technology infrastructure.

Technology Sales

The Torres Foundation is the authorized dealer for several leading companies in the assistive technology industry. We provide installation service and technical support on all the products we carry. The Torres Foundation offers subsidies on some of our products and discounts to those who qualify. Our assistive technology sales territory also includes the Caribbean.

Visit our products page for more information and pricing.

Technology Assessments

The Torres Foundation provides technology assessment services to individuals who are blind or low vision. The focus of the assessment is to evaluate the specific needs of the client to determine the mix of assistive technology solutions; environmental accommodations; and training for the client and/or support staff to facilitate full integration into the classroom or workplace. An extensive assessment protocol is prepared providing specific recommendations and justifications for all conclusions submitted in the report.

Braille Production

We at The Torres Foundation are experts in the production of braille materials and other alternative media including large print and accessible electronic text. Many of the tactile maps that we have produced have received rave reviews. Here are some of the materials that we can produce for you:

  • Brochures
  • Manuals
  • Newsletters
  • Conference handouts
  • Textbooks
  • Menus
  • Event programs
  • Corporate reports
  • Magazines

Personal Administrative Assistant Services

The Torres Foundation provides specialized administrative assistant services to persons with disabilities. The service can be fully customized to meet the needs of the client. Our talented team of administrative assistant staff is very professional, dependable, and courteous. We provide full-time and part-time service.