New PDF release: A Field Guide for the Sight-Impaired Reader: A Comprehensive

By Andrew Leibs

The first reference e-book written for the sight-impaired pupil and people who serve their wishes, A box consultant for the Sight-Impaired Reader explains easy methods to find, receive, and combine all different types of reduction to build a global of studying equivalent to that of the absolutely sighted reader. It profiles the most important blind provider companies; explores really expert codecs akin to Braille, huge print, and digital texts; and indicates what expertise readers require and the place to discover it. It offers finished lists of audio and massive print publishers, a state-by-state directory of source businesses for the blind, and invaluable web assets to help scholars and their academics and librarians in acquiring the texts they should reach either educational and enjoyment reading.

Beginning with thorough insurance of the nationwide organisations in position for visually handicapped readers and the way they could support either scholars and librarians, A box consultant for the Sight-Impaired Reader outlines the categories of expertise on hand to readers and the firms that manufacture it. to be had software program, braille assets, huge print assets, and net websites are all mentioned intimately, with touch details. additionally integrated are studying recommendations for a number of educational topic components, an in depth directory of nation assets with addresses, cellphone numbers, and sites, an exhaustive record of audio publishers, and a listing of books compiled from advised studying lists reminiscent of the yank Library Association's remarkable Books for the school certain. A dialogue of the americans with Disabilities Act and its impression on libraries is equipped, in addition to investment assets for librarians who are looking to offer extra fabrics and know-how for his or her sight-impaired consumers than their budgets may enable. With the encouragement and assets supplied right here, sight-impaired scholars who felt the area of examining was once closed off to them can now create a examining lifestyles as wealthy as that of any absolutely sighted student.

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