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Book Share Bookshare.org gives print disabled people in the United States legal access to over 34,725 books and 150 periodicals that are converted to Braille, large print or text to speech audio files. The CBS Evening News profiled Benetech Bookshare as part of its "American Spirit" series. This segment is part of a collection of stories about effective and scalable solutions to social needs.
Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired The Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) serves as a special public school in the continuum of statewide placements for students who have a visual impairment. It is also a resource to parents of these children and professionals who serve them.
Seedlings A non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, low cost braille books for children.
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D), a national nonprofit, volunteer organization, has been the leading producer of accessible educational materials for students with disabilities such as visual impairment or dyslexia that make reading standard print difficult or impossible. With titles available in every subject area and grade level from kindergarten through graduate studies, RFB&Ds digitally recorded textbooks are effective learning tools for students challenged by the printed page.
Read This to Me This is a free reading service for the blind, powered by volunteers and Internet collaboration. It allows blind and low-vision people to have printed documents read to them over the phone. All you need is a phone line and a fax machine (no computer is required.)
National Association for Parents of Children with Visual Impairments A national organization that enables parents to find information and resources for their children who are blind or visually impaired, including those with additional disabilities.
NASA-Math Trax The MathTrax Graphing Calculator is a tool that provides alternative access to mathematical data. In addition to drawing graphs of equations, MathTrax provides alternative, accessible descriptions of graphs using text and sound.
Junior Blind of America Provides services to individuals and their families through programs that offer individualized methods of education, recreation, training, and rehabilitation. VISIONS Adventures is a program for boys and girls ages 13-17. They also offer camping services during the summer months for all legally blind people at Camp Bloomfield in Malibu, California. The annual registration fee is $25.00 which includes 5-10 camping days, lodging, meals, staff supervision, adaptive activities, campfires and much more.
Helen Keller National Center Their mission is to help individuals of all ages and degrees of blindness to live as independently as possible within their own communities.
Hadley School for the Blind The school offers more than 90 distance education courses to eligible students completely free of charge. The mission of their school is to promote independent living through lifelong, distance education programs for blind people and their families.
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