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Listening to Magazines and Newspapers

A vision loss can make reading the local paper or magazines, in print, a real challenge. Here are some alternatives to consider: NLS Talking Books 1-800-424-8567 In Maine, the National Library Service (NLS)Talking Book Program is administered through the Maine … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Gifts Ideas for Access Technology Users

Dear Son, I recognize this is a bit selfish, but I am not above offering a few suggestions for Father’s Day, on June 19, 2016 (no doubt this is already on your calendar). You are probably already fretting about what … Continue reading

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Exploring the World of Podcasts

You’ve heard the term before, podcast, but do you know what it means? Of course… a little pod being cast about, right? Well, almost! What is a Podcast? A podcast is usually some type of an audio presentation that is … Continue reading

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Getting Your Feet Wet in the Access Technology Wading Pool

Technology, for individuals with a vision loss, particularly a newly acquired loss, can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, technology can be anxiety provoking, no matter what your vision is like, and if you do have a recently … Continue reading

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Talking Book Tools

T Getting Started With NLS Talking Books  One of the first steps to learning more about Access Technology may be the National Library Services (NLS) Talking Books program. Many people are unaware that the NLS offers a digital Talking Book … Continue reading

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Last Minute Gifts

No doubt there are a couple people who haven’t finished their gift-getting with less than a week left before Christmas 2014!  So here it is from one procrastinator to another, a couple random last minute gift ideas. Starbucks apparently made … Continue reading

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