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Libraries for the handicapped

M. J. Lewis

Libraries for the handicapped

by M. J. Lewis

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Published by Library Association .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby M.J. Lewis.
SeriesLibrary Association pamphlet -- no.33.
ContributionsLibrary Association.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20430901M

Accessibility. The New York Public Library strives to ensure that everyone is welcome and has access to the full range of information, services and programs that are offered in our neighborhood branches and research libraries. Browse below to find out about the assistive technologies and accommodations available for people with disabilities. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped of the Library of Congress and the Maryland State Library. Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Park Avenue Baltimore, Maryland Voice TTY () – () –

The Public Libraries Branch within the Division of Library Development and Services was established in , and in the early nineties became the Public Libraries and State Networking Branch (PLSNB). The branch is charged with the responsibility of providing technical assistance and direction to improve public library services across the state. Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH) is a network library of the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. The staff of LBPH can answer reference questions about anything from the weather to accessible technology. Staff is also available to discuss the latest bestsellers [ ].

Libraries of all types are evolving to meet the needs of the communities they serve. At the Iowa Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped we are transforming by launching a new service model that will provide patrons with more books but less cartridges, as each patron will receive two cartridges with ten books on each. Welcome to The New Jersey State Library Talking Book & Braille Center (TBBC). Founded in , TBBC is a library that provides no-cost, home-delivered services, on behalf of the National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled to children, teens and adults in New Jersey who have difficulty reading standard print or trouble holding a book.


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Contact the Office of Commonwealth libraries. The Office of Commonwealth Libraries (OCL) within the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) operates a major research library and collects, preserves, and connects state government, libraries, and all residents with the information and resources needed for education, enrichment, and advancement.

NLS serves its patrons through a network of cooperating libraries. Your local network library can help you sign up for free special-format library service, assist with issues concerning equipment, suggest and locate titles of interest to you, and help you receive access to the BARD (Braille and.

National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, Libraries for the handicapped book a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page.

Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postage-free mail or.

Access to libraries for persons with disabilities - Checklist / By Birgitta Irvall and Gyda Skat Nielsen The Hague, IFLA Headquarters, – 18p. 30 cm. – (IFLA Professional Reports: 89) ISBN ISSN File Size: KB.

*=This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS) supports accessible library services in Georgia by promoting the use of assistive technology and by providing accessible reading materials to those who, due to a disability, are unable to read standard print.

Anyone who is unable to read or handle standard printed materials as a result. ADA compliance of course applies to your public library. There must be adequate parking, all areas of the library must be accessible and it must be possible for you to reach material that are on library shelves or have staff reach it for you.

In addition, it must be possible to navigate through the library in a wheelchair or if you are vision. About. Welcome to the Hawaii State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (LBPH). Designed by architect George W. McLaughlin, the library opened in its present location in LBPH provides books and magazines in audio and braille for patrons who are certified as having a visual impairment or other physical limitation that prevents them from reading standard printed.

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Download audio and digital braille book and magazine titles for use with Digital Talking Book machines, iOS devices, Android devices, braille embossers, and refreshable braille devices. This service is available to registered patrons of the Tennessee.

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Disabilities can be both mental and physical. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details *. The Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law inwith additional amendments in This landmark civil rights law prohibits discrimination based on disability and imposes accessibility requirements on public accommodations, including primary government resource on the ADA is Title II of the law applies to municipal and Author: Maria Bernier.

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London: Deutsch, (OCoLC) Library service for the blind and print disabled in the United States is delivered through a network of libraries and agencies coordinated by the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS).

The Talking Book Program provides free recorded books, magazines and playback equipment to approximat eligible blind, visually impaired. Library Services for People with Print Disabilities NLS Talking (Audio) and Braille Books Talking (audio) and braille books by mail, downloadable books and magazines via desktop or mobile app, descriptive videos, and audio playback equipment are available for loan — free of charge — to Californians unable to read conventional print due to a.

The Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped along with the Free Library of Philadelphia is committed to making their collections and programs accessible to all. We have installed special computers called Access Technology Workstations in several neighborhood libraries and the Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state.

The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State. Children and Libraries. Fall, Reaching Out: Library Services to the Developmentally Disabled” by Leslie Lea Nord.

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Free for public libraries through at least August Public libraries should email [email protected] with subject line Free TumbleBooks in order to receive free links to all three TumbleBook databases.A special Talking Book player is provided on loan. KTBL has been in operation since and is part of a national network of libraries administered by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, a branch of the Library of Congress.

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