The Broward County Talking Book Library, located in the Main Library, provides recorded and Braille reading material to people who cannot use print books because of a visual or physical disability. Books and magazines on tape, materials in Braille, and print/Braille children’s books can be checked out at the library or mailed postage-free to and from customers’ homes. Special cassette players and headphones are also loaned free of charge.
The Center for the Visually Impaired is a non-profit agency dedicated to serving blind and visually impaired individuals. Our goal is to enhance the lives and opportunities of our clients through job training, and employment, Independent Living, Technology training and children’s services as well as a multitude of community services. To ensure that blind and visually impaired individuals lead successful lives in their workplace, at home, and in their community, the Center for the Visually Impaired’s long term commitment to our mission has been in place since 1988.
Our mission is to help blind children and adults with additional disabilities be independent and contributing citizens. Our vision is to eliminate all barriers separating people who are blind from full community participation.
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The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services and Technology, Inc. serves Floridians with disabilities by providing free access to information, referral services, educational programs, and publications in accessible formats on topics such as disability rights, laws, and policies. We also provide assistive technology (AT) device loans as well as funding opportunities for AT.
The Florida Bureau of Braille and Talking Books Library provides information and reading materials in Braille and recorded audio format to Florida residents who are unable to use standard print as the result of visual, physical, or reading disabilities.