Special academic needs should be discussed with local educational authorities. Contact the NLS Reference Section or the following organizations for information on what is available for students with reading disabilities.
20 Roszel Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
(609) 987-8116 (fax)
Learning Ally is a private, nonprofit organization that lends recorded textbooks and other educational materials to people who cannot read regular print because of visual, perceptual, or other physical disabilities. A registration fee and an annual membership fee are required.
480 South California Avenue
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(650) 475-1066 (fax)
Bookshare provides digital books free to all U.S. students with qualifying disabilities. Books are available for download in audio and braille formats.