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SERVICES AND MATERIALS FOR PERSONS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENT

Library of Congress Talking Book program, (information and applications) is available, for eligible local patrons.

The Aladdin Telesensory personal reader printed material and projects the image to a T. V. screen. Available for use in the Business Room of the Library.

Bausch and Lomb PC Magni-Viewer screen magnifier is installed on LAN computer #1.

CRIS Radio-Chicagoland Radio Information Service Receiver available for loan, as well as applications for permanent service.

1600 Large Print Books available for loan, with additional titles available through interlibrary loan.

Books-On-Tape collection of abridged and unabridged books for loan by all patrons may be played on any cassette machine at home or in your automobile.

A hand-held magnifier is available for patrons with some vision loss. It is located at the Circulation Desk and is for library use only.

 

SERVICES AND MATERIALS FOR DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING PERSONS

Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TYY) is available for questions and book requests from hearing impaired persons.

Accessible 24 hours every day.

AT & T Pocketalker listening device, a personal amplifier, is available for use in the Library.

Closed-caption videos are available for loan from the Adult Libraries.

 

SPECIAL SERVICES

Volunteer delivery services of Library materials to temporarily or permanently homebound patrons of all ages.

Books and magazines focusing on concerns of persons with disabilities.

Up to five pages of information from magazines, encyclopedias and reference books can be transcribed into Braille and large print format. This service is available in cooperation with Voices of Vision Talking Book Center.

 

SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES

Access building by automated front door and ramp. Elevator access to interior levels.

For those that require it, special accommodations can be made for Library programs.

Notice should be given at least one week in advance of program.

LDA (Learning Disabilities Association) materials list compiled by Lake Forest Library.