Resources for the Visually Impaired
Links verified 6/21/2021
- Braille Alphabet Card - print a copy of the Braille alphabet
- Seeing Through The Lens - A student attending Perkins School for the Blind made this film in cooperation with Kevin Bright.
Screen and Print Magnifiers
- EasyRead - software to download for Internet Explorer allowing you to view web pages at the size you want
- EZMagnifier - This is a small utility that magnifies a portion of the screen.
- Internet Navigation for Individuals with Low Vision or Blindness - an accessibility guide from Nvision
- Large Print - copy and paste any text into the box on this web page and it will enlarge the size for easy reading!
- Magnifier - tips from Microsoft
- The Magnifier - complete list of shortcut keys to use with Magnifier
- Magnify Your Computer Screen - six ways to make the screen easier to see from Microsoft Accessibility
- Mouse Cursor Magnifier Download - nineteen programs to download
- Screen Magnifiers - software downloads to magnify the screen - some free and some for a fee [Windows based]
- 550 Free Audio Books: Download Great Books for Free - download or play on your itunes software.
- Accessible Podcatcher - a simple way for blind and screen reader users to use podcasts
- Audio Books - find audio books at the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS)
- Classical Audio Books - many classical books in mp3 and iTunes format - one can listen online without downloading
- Kiddie Records Weekly - Children's records spanned from the mid forties through the early fifties of all-time classics. Many of these recordings were extravagant Hollywood productions on major record labels and featured big time celebrities and composers; these are records changed into audio files; can hear static of LP records but story selections are wonderful!
- Learn Out Loud - a directory that features free audio books, lectures, speeches, sermons, interviews, and many other great free audio and video resource
- LibriVox - free audio books from the public domain to download
- Lit2go - Open files with iTunes , also gives a preview of each chapter and a PDF file of each chapter.
- Robert Munsch's Books - books read by Robert Munsch
- Storynory - free Audio Stories For Kids online; no need to download
- Audio Games - many free online games using sounds for to play for students without sight
- Hark the Sound: A Sound Game for Kids - Simple sound game intended for young kids who are visually impaired or blind; easy to use and Fun!
- Sign Language Alphabet Game - Fruit and Vegetable Alphabet - 3 versions of the game- a bilingual sign language only game, a listening/auditory game and a combination game where children can click on the listen button after viewing the sign language video