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wpe2.jpg (701 bytes)Online Resources for the Blind and Partially Sighted Readers The first section of this site is for blind and partially sighted readers who are beginning to look for technology that will allow them to read on the Internet and on their computers. The remaining sections link to sites that may be of interest to fantasy and science fiction readers who are blind or partially sighted (low vision or visually impaired). In all cases, the sites I link to often link to many other sites.

wpe2.jpg (701 bytes)Recording For The Blind & Dyslexic   Providing services for nearly half a century, Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D) is a national nonprofit organization that serves people who cannot read standard print because of a visual, perceptual or other physical disability. RFB&D is recognized as the nation's leading educational lending library of academic and professional textbooks on audio tape from elementary through post-graduate and professional levels. We also offer the nonprofit sale of dictionaries, reference materials and professional books on computer disk (E-Text) and specially adapted tape players/recorders to use with our audio books.

wpe6.jpg (701 bytes)TALKING BOOK WORLD  Now you can turn this lost time into productive time with Audio Books.   We have over 75,000* titles available, that cover over 22 categories!   We also have over 3,000 Unabridged titles in stock!  

wpe8.jpg (701 bytes)The American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.  The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) was founded in Louisville, Kentucky in 1858, a date that makes it the oldest institution of its kind in the United States. APH also boasts another superlative: we are the world's largest company devoted solely to creating products for people who are visually impaired. APH manufactures braille, large type, recorded, and computer disk publications, and an assortment of educational and daily living aids. APH also offers a variety of services to assist consumers and professionals in the field. Louis (formerly CARL ET AL), a database listing materials available in accessible media from organizations across the country, is one example. Educational research and development are another ongoing and integral part of operations at APH.

wpeA.jpg (701 bytes)British Wireless for the Blind Fund A Especially commissioned and developed by the Fund, our unique radio cassette recorder is designed to provide a lifetime of reliable service for a listener who is blind.

wpeB.jpg (701 bytes)Audio-Bible Welcome Page  Welcome to Audio Bible, the King James Version  narrated  by Alexander Scourby is online!

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AUDIOBOOKS ONLINE AudioBooks Online immediately if you are familiar with audiobooks. For those discovering audio books for the first time, read on (recommended).

wpeE.jpg (701 bytes)Mid-Illinois Talking Book Center  The Mid-Illinois Talking Book Service is a sub-regional library serving the blind and physically handicapped in all or part of 60 counties in central Illinois. It was formed in 1996 by a reorganization of the Heart of Illinois Talking Book Center (Pekin) and the River Road Talking Book Service (Quincy).

wpe11.jpg (701 bytes)Library for the Blind Canada   The CNIB Library for the Blind, located in Toronto, Ontario, offers nation-wide library and information services for approximately 500,000 blind and print disabled Canadians. It is Canada's largest producer of materials in alternate formats--braille, tactile, audio, and electronic text. The CNIB Library is a Division of The Canadian National Institute for the Blind, a not-for-profit agency dependent on the financial support of individuals, corporations, foundations and other organizations, in addition to the volunteer support of hundreds of individuals across the country.

wpe15.jpg (701 bytes)Talking Book Topics and Braille Book Review  A simple text list of talkig books and audio books

wpe17.jpg (701 bytes)AudioBooks On Cassette Tape   We rent and sell audio books all over the U.S., but because we are a family business we can give you the service you'd expect from your local village bookstore! We have fiction, biography and non-fiction, mystery, self-improvement, classics, science fiction, drama, poetry, and children's titles. We have listened to most of our 1000 audio books and are pleased to take the time to tell you about them if you ask. We are the lowest priced major renter of audio books.

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