Talking Book and Braille Service
General Information and
Hotline for Disability Services is a resource for Nebraskans with disabilities. Hotline
has experienced specialists and a computerized directory of information for quick response
to disability concerns.
Call (800) 742-7594 or (402) 471-3656.
Library of Congress/National Library Service for the Blind and Physically
Handicapped maintains an extensive collection of tactile maps. For direct service,
contact: National Library Service for
the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20542.
Library of Congress/National Library Service for the Blind and
Physically Handicapped houses a collection of instructional music materials -- on
cassette, in braille, and in large print. For direct service, contact:
Music Section, National Library Service for
the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20542. E-mail: email@example.com
Nebraska Assistive Technology
Partnership provides information about assistive technology devices and services. In
addition to technology information, services include possible funding sources, contact
with a peer volunteer, and training. Assistive Technology Partnership, 5143 South 48th
Street, Suite C, Lincoln, NE 68516-2204. Phone: (888) 806-6287 or (402) 471-0734. Fax
(402) 471-6052. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nebraska Childfind assists children with disabilities and their families. Focus is on
education-related questions concerning rights for children with disabilities, resources
for disability services, and responsibilities to children with disabilities.
(888) 806-6287 or (402) 471-0734.
Radio Talking Book Network
is a free
Nebraska radio reading service. Newspapers and periodicals are read by volunteers over the
second-audio-program channel of Nebraska public television. Radio Talking Book
Network, 7101 Newport Avenue, #205, Omaha, NE 68152. Phone: (800) 729-7826 or (402)
is a major source of textbooks and professional materials on cassette tape, plus E-Text
books. There is a one-time registration fee and annual fees associated with this service. Recording
for the Blind and Dyslexic, 20 Roszel Road, Princeton, NJ 08540. Phone: (800) 221-4792 or
Braille Books for
Braille Books for Children is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization
dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high
quality, low cost braille books for children. Seedlings Braille Books
for Children P.O. Box 51924, Livonia, MI 48151-5924. Phone:(734) 427-8552 or