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Archive for November, 2016

Research on Dyslexia

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Dyslexia is a learning disorder characterized by difficulty reading print. It is a condition that qualifies a person to receive talking books through our program. There is good news to report that researchers are making progress in assisting people with dyslexia. Listen to the following report from NPR ED and find out how.  

NLS to review refreshable braille displays

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

On July 29, 2016, President Obama signed an amendment to the 1931 Pratt-Smoot Act. This amendment passed by Congress and signed by the President will allow National Library Services to explore providing refreshable braille displays to members in the future. Karen Keninger, NLS Director, is hopeful new refreshable braille displays will be developed that are […]