Reading Technology / Accessible Books
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- Accessible Books
From the SEE/HEAR newsletter.
- Accessible Textbook Initiative and Collaboration Project (ATIC)
A project of the American Printing House for the Blind.
- Blind Bookworm: Accessible Books and Ebooks
Braille and Talking Books Resources
- LD Online Reading Resources
Here's our updated list of resources useful to students and adults with learning disabilities. For in-depth information, visit the manufacturer's web site via the link provided.
- National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.
- Resources for Accessible Books & Articles
Links to resources that provide copies of text books, trade books, journals, operation manuals, scientific articles, and other publications in forms that are accessible to people with disabilities. Some of the formats include Braille, large type, recorded books, digital books, and tactile graphics.
- Accessible Book Collection
Provides etext and graphics of high interest low reading level copyrighted books to eligible persons.
Dramatically increases the accessibility of books for people with visual or other print disabilities.
- Kurzweil Educational Systems
Offers Kurzweil 1000 - an advanced scanning and reading solution for the blind or visually impaired. And
Kurzweil 3000 - our scanning, reading and writing solution for people with learning disabilities or reading difficulties.
- Proportional Reading
Improves reading rates by showing one word at a time.
- Scan And Read
Full-powered scanning application with full voice capabilities for reading combined with electronic document creation with easy to use controls that get you up an running quickly.
- WYNN - What You Need Now software
Bi-modal approach to reading — text is highlighted in context as it is spoken aloud