Minnesota’s Accessible Reading Source

Posted on January 31st, 2017 in Featured, Uncategorized

Does any of the following describe you?

  • Have trouble reading print?
  • Can’t see the words on a page?
  • Find words too small and blurry?
  • Can’t hold a book or turn pages?
  • Have a reading disability?

The Communication Center at SSB (Minnesota State Services for the Blind) may be able to help.

The Communication Center provides books, newspapers, magazines and other printed materials in alternate formats for people who are blind, visually impaired, DeafBlind or who have other disabilities that make it difficult for them to read print.

Services provides help people stay informed, in-touch with their communities, entertained, and to meet their education and employment goals. These include:

  • Transcription into┬áBraille, audio, or electronic text–including books for students
  • 24/7 radio broadcast of┬áBraille, audio, or electronic text
  • Access to news, job postings, and TV listings by phone or mobile device
  • Extensive library of books in accessible formats

Services are provided to anyone with a qualifying visual or physical disability. To determine if you’re eligible, complete and submit the application for services form (Word).