HLVC – Low Vision Resources

Texas BARD – NLS Talking Book Downloads
NLS Digital Talking Book Cartridges from APH
Downloading NLS Digital Talking Books
Sight Into Sound
Sight Into Sound, Inc. is an independent non-profit organization with a mission to Turn Sight into Sound, enriching the lives of individuals with visual, physical and learning disabilities. We do this through our Radio Reading, Custom Recording and Audio Description services.
Fear You Can Hear – Free Old Time Radio Broadcasts for the Visusally Impaired
Resource Presentation from the November 21, 2009 Meeting
Frugal AT – Assistive technology on a shoestring
Accessible World – Low vision resources
Easy Reader – Low cost reading aid for low vision users
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Kester Braille – Learning Reading Through Braille
Newsline News Service from the National Federation of the Blind
A telephone based audio access to most national newspapers
U of H Center for Sight Enhancement
Texas – Division of Blind Services
US Veterans Administration – Services for the Blind
Blinded Veterans Association – Houston Area Chapter
New Cell Phones for low vision users
Harris County RIDES
Fort Bend Transit
Houston Lighthouse
Kewing Enterprises – An Austin based Assisstive Technology Firm
ILA – Independent Living Aids
Enhanced Vision – Low vision aids and resources
Live Theater Productions – (Live descripting by HTBR)
Texas – Talking Book Program
National Library Service – Talking Book Program
Ocutech Boptic Telescope Demonstration Video
Web Anywhere
Web Anywhere is a link to a new “internet based” text to speech web browser. It provides internet access to those with low vision from locations such as libraries that do not have expensive software and systems available. It will work with any computer that has web access and a speaker system attached. Give it a try! Please note: This is a development edition of the software.
Natural Voice – Free Text To Speech Software for Windows
Guide Dogs of Texas
Web The Way you Want
A streaming audio presentation by T. V. Raman, author of emacspeak, the text to speech, editor, browser, and general purpose computer interface system for individuals with low vision. (Based on gnu Emacs) Note: available in Windows Streaming Media and Real Media, both online and download.
RFB&D – Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic
BookShare – Accessible books
BARD – Download site for Library of Congress
You must have an account registered with BARD to access the LOC talking book collection.
Humanware – Products for low vision users including the Victor Reader Stream
New Amazon Kindle – An E book reader with features a low vision user can appreciate.
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