Braille and Tactile Aids

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    Taxonomy Code: LH-0600.9000-100

    Programs that pay for or provide equipment which can be used to create materials that are written in Braille (a system which uses raised dots to represent numerals and letters of the alphabet that can be identified by the fingers), Optacons or other devices that help people to read and/or write using their sense of touch. Included are devices such as calculators, alarm clocks, watches, calendars, kitchen equipment, scales and other items which have tactile displays.

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    Central Susquehanna Sight Services - Assistive Technology EquipmentServices assist the consumer as they adapt to changes in vision while providing essential information about available resources. Examples of assistive technology available includes braille and tactile aids, white canes, talking books/cassette book machines, talking watches, large print cards and magnifiers.NorthumberlandCentral Susquehanna Sight Services - Social ServicesCentral Susquehanna Sight Services
    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically HandicappedAdministers a free library program of braille and audio materials circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States via postage-free mail or computer download. For more information from your local talking book library, please contact: Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Free Library of Philadelphia 919 Walnut St Philadelphia, PA 19107-0000 Telephone: 215-683-3213 Toll-free (In-state): 800-222-1754 Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Leonard C. Staisey Building 4724 Baum Boulevard Pittsburgh, PA 15213-1389 Telephone: 412-687-2440 Toll-free (In-state): 800-242-0586 National Library Service for the Blind and Physically HandicappedNational Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
    Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry - Bureau of Blindness and Visual Services - Braille and Tactile Aids Altoona District OfficePay for or provide equipment which can be used to create materials that are written in Braille, Optacons or other devices that help people to read and/pr write using their sense of touch. Includes are devices such as calculators, alarm clocks, watches, calendars, kitchen equipment, scales and other items that have tactile displays.BlairPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry - Bureau of Blindness and Visual ServicesPennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry

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