American Printing House For The Blind
Assistive Technology Products
1839 Frankfort Ave, Louisville, KY, 40206
Distance: 1263 Miles
Offers assistive technology devices and adaptive equipment that help people with disabilities communicate, increase their mobility and live more comfortably
Provided specialized materials, products, and services needed for education and life.
Products and services to further the independence of people of all ages who are blind or visually impaired.
* Accessible books and magazines in braille, large print, and audio formats
* Educational products for students and adults learning braille and other technologies to help with vision problems
* Accessible tests
* Tactile graphics
* Independent living products
* Production of custom accessible media, such as braille menus
* An accessible website with:
- Online ordering of products
- Louis textbook location database
- Access to the M.C. Migel Library
- Access to Louis, a free database that lists accessible print materials
* Product training seminars
* Blog: Stories of Independence
* Free downloadable magazines
* Free demonstration software downloads
- Private pay
- Blind or visually impaired
For free magazine downloads:
Patrons of the National Library Service are eligible to download Reader's Digest and Newsweek in Digital Talking book format.
To apply for free magazines, become a patron of the National Library Service (NLS) first. An application is available online.
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LH-0600.9000-100Braille and Tactile Aids Definition
Programs that pay for or provide equipment which can be used to create materials that are written in Braille (a system which uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet that can be identified by the fingers), Optacons or other devices that help people to read and/or write using their sense of touch. Included are devices such as calculators, alarm clocks, watches, calendars, kitchen equipment, scales and other items which have tactile displays.
LH-0650.0500Assistive Technology Equipment Sales Definition
Programs that sell new, used and/or reconditioned assistive technology products on a retail or discount basis.
PH-3500.1000Braille Transcription Definition
Programs that transfer materials that were originally written in English or another language into Braille, a system that uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet which can be identified by the fingers.
TJ-4500.8300-100Braille Materials/Collections Definition
Libraries or other organizations that maintain collections of books, magazines and other reading materials in Braille, a system that uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet which can be identified by the fingers, that are made available on a loan basis to community residents who are blind or who have visual impairments. Also included are organizations that distribute copies of books, magazines and other reading material in Braille format that people can keep.
TJ-4500.8300-450Large Print Materials/Collections Definition
Libraries or other organizations that maintain collections of books, magazines and other reading materials in a large type format that are made available on a loan basis to residents of the community who have visual impairments. Also included are organizations that distribute copies of large print books, magazines and other reading material that people can keep.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
A condition in which affected individuals are totally blind and cannot see or are legally blind and have central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye with maximal correction, or a peripheral field of vision that is so contracted that its widest diameter subtends an angle no greater than 20 degrees.