Braille Book Review

September-October 2009

In Brief

Newsstand

The following announcements may be of interest to readers. The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped reserves the right to publish announcements selectively, as space permits. The items mentioned, however, are not part of the NLS program, and their listing does not imply endorsement.

Guide to assistive technology for blind students available

Assistive Technology for Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired: A Guide to Assessment may be purchased from American Foundation for the Blind Press as a print paperback or as ASCII text on a CD-ROM for $49.95. The publication includes an overview of assistive technology for managing information in print or electronic formats. The guide provides tips and insights on working with technology; a summary of laws and regulations about assistive technology; a resource list of assistive technology producers; and reproducible, blank forms for evaluating technology. For more information, visit www.afb.org/store online or call 1-800-232-3044.

Free audio Bibles for visually impaired individuals

Aurora Ministries offers free audio Bibles to blind, visually impaired, and print-handicapped individuals and to the professionals who work with them. The King James Version, the New King James Version, and the International Children’s Version of the Bible are available in seventy languages on audiocassettes or in MP3 format. For more information, visit www.audiobiblesfortheblind.org; call (941) 748-3031; fax (941) 748-2625; e-mail bibles@auroraministries.org; or write Audio Bibles for the Blind, P.O. Box 621, Bradenton, FL 34206.

 


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