EDUCATIONAL VISION SERVICES
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LIBRARY & READING MEDIA SERVICES

Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library - Branch of the New York Public Library, located at 40 West 20th Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues)

Bookshare - An Accessible Online Libraryfor people with print disabilities.

Gatewave: Audio for Independent Living - A not-for-profit around-the-clock audio service for listeners who are blind, visually impaired or reading disabled.

Learning Ally - A national nonprofit organization that provides textbooks and novels in a digital audio format to individuals that cannot access print in the standard way.

National Braille Press - Promotes the literacy of blind children through braille and to provide access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage in work, family, and community affairs.

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) - Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS administers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States by postage-free mail.

Seedlings Braille Books for Children - A 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, low cost braille books for children.

These links are provided for reference only and appearance on this page does not constitute any endorsement by Educational Vision Services or the New York City Department of Education. If you have any sites to recommend for this page, please email the information to EVS at info@edvisionservices.org.

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