Download PDF by Andrew Leibs: A Field Guide for the Sight-Impaired Reader: A Comprehensive

By Andrew Leibs

ISBN-10: 0313309698

ISBN-13: 9780313309694

The first reference ebook written for the sight-impaired pupil and those that serve their wishes, A box consultant for the Sight-Impaired Reader explains how one can find, receive, and combine all sorts of relief to build a global of interpreting equivalent to that of the absolutely sighted reader. It profiles the foremost blind provider organisations; explores really good codecs equivalent to Braille, huge print, and digital texts; and indicates what know-how readers require and the place to discover it. It offers accomplished lists of audio and big print publishers, a state-by-state directory of source businesses for the blind, and useful web assets to help scholars and their academics and librarians in acquiring the texts they should achieve either educational and delight reading.

Beginning with thorough insurance of the nationwide enterprises in position for visually handicapped readers and the way they could support either scholars and librarians, A box advisor for the Sight-Impaired Reader outlines the kinds of know-how to be had to readers and the corporations that manufacture it. to be had software program, braille assets, huge print assets, and net websites are all mentioned intimately, with touch info. additionally integrated are interpreting techniques for a number of educational topic parts, an in depth directory of kingdom assets with addresses, cell numbers, and websites, an exhaustive record of audio publishers, and an inventory of books compiled from urged interpreting lists similar to the yankee Library Association's awesome Books for the varsity certain. A dialogue of the american citizens with Disabilities Act and its influence on libraries is supplied, in addition to investment resources for librarians who are looking to supply extra fabrics and expertise for his or her sight-impaired consumers than their budgets may perhaps permit. With the encouragement and assets supplied the following, sight-impaired scholars who felt the realm of analyzing used to be closed off to them can now create a interpreting existence as wealthy as that of any absolutely sighted student.

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