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Old 07-18-2010, 07:55 PM   #5
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Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: North Coast of Ohio
Device: Ectaco JBL, Archos 5, 7, 70, Kindle DXG, Craig 7, Vizio Vtab
from my list of ereaders:
Intel (R) Reader for low vision/blind users
http://www.ctlcorp.com/v4/p-879-intelr-reader.aspx

BookSense text and audio book reader for Low Vision formats
http://www.gwmicro.com/BookSense/Comparison_Chart/

list: http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?k...en&output=html

research: http://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AS...emY0em00&hl=en

A friend who has an ipad said they offer white text on black background and maybe a third alternative as well...

I'm legally blind and enjoy the free NLS Bard talking books (tape and digital)

https://nlsbard.loc.gov/ApplicationInstructions.html

If you haven't heard of it it is a nice service

There's also
Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D) offers an online catalog of the best audio book and audio learning opportunities on the internet.
www.rfbd.org/ (free)

For the disabled, Bookshare leverages the collections of individuals who scan books. Braille books and tools for downloading.
www.bookshare.org/ (not free, but some libraries have a small assistance program)

American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
www.afb.org/
has forums for technology and books that might be of interest

Last edited by tomereader; 12-29-2010 at 03:00 PM. Reason: rembered ipad
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