A Field Guide for the Sight-impaired Reader

A Field Guide for the Sight-impaired Reader

A Comprehensive Resource for Students, Teachers, and Librarians

eBook - 1999
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ABC-CLIO
The first reference book written for the sight-impaired student and those who serve their needs, A Field Guide for the Sight-Impaired Reader explains how to locate, obtain, and integrate all forms of aid to construct a world of reading equal to that of the fully sighted reader. It profiles the major blind service organizations; explores specialized formats such as Braille, large print, and electronic texts; and shows what technology readers require and where to find it. It provides comprehensive lists of audio and large print publishers, a state-by-state listing of resource agencies for the blind, and valuable internet resources to assist students, teachers, and librarians in obtaining the texts they need to succeed in both academic and pleasure reading.

Greenwood Pub Group
The most comprehensive source of agencies, equipment, and materials available for sight-impaired readers, their families, and the education community.

Book News
A reference for sight-impaired students and those who serve their needs. Explains how to locate, obtain, and integrate all forms of aid to construct a world of reading equal to that of the fully sighted reader. Profiles major blind service organizations, explores specialized formats such as Braille and electronic texts, and shows what technology readers require and where to find it. Provides lists of audio and large print publishers, a listing of state resource agencies, and Internet resources useful to students and their teachers and librarians searching for both academic and recreational material. The author is a writer of newspaper and magazine articles. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Baker
& Taylor

Explains how to find various types of assistance to construct a world of reading equal to that of the fully-sighted reader, including braille, electronic texts, audio, and large print books, and lists organizations and Internet resources.

Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
ISBN: 9780313004889
0313004889
9780585389103
0585389101
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxv, 247 pages)
Additional Contributors: Scribner, Richard A.

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