Andrew Leibs's A Field Guide for the Sight-Impaired Reader: A Comprehensive PDF

By Andrew Leibs

ISBN-10: 0313309698

ISBN-13: 9780313309694

The first reference ebook written for the sight-impaired scholar and people who serve their wishes, A box consultant for the Sight-Impaired Reader explains find out how to find, receive, and combine all sorts of relief to build a global of examining equivalent to that of the absolutely sighted reader. It profiles the main blind provider corporations; explores really expert codecs similar to Braille, huge print, and digital texts; and indicates what know-how readers require and the place to discover it. It offers finished lists of audio and big print publishers, a state-by-state directory of source corporations for the blind, and necessary net assets to help scholars and their lecturers and librarians in acquiring the texts they should achieve either educational and delight reading.

Beginning with thorough insurance of the nationwide agencies in position for visually handicapped readers and the way they could help either scholars and librarians, A box consultant for the Sight-Impaired Reader outlines the kinds of expertise to be had to readers and the corporations that manufacture it. on hand software program, braille assets, huge print assets, and web websites are all mentioned intimately, with touch details. additionally incorporated are interpreting ideas for a number of educational topic parts, a close directory of country assets with addresses, mobile numbers, and websites, an exhaustive checklist of audio publishers, and a listing of books compiled from prompt analyzing lists akin to the yank Library Association's striking Books for the school sure. A dialogue of the americans with Disabilities Act and its effect 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 buyers than their budgets may possibly enable. With the encouragement and assets supplied the following, sight-impaired scholars who felt the realm of studying was once closed off to them can now create a interpreting lifestyles as wealthy as that of any totally sighted student.

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