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Audio Books and Documents


for People with Vision, Physical and
Learning Disabilities

Minnesota State Services for the Blind

Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Security

2200 University Avenue West, #240

St. Paul, MN 55114
-
1840

1
-
800
-
652
-
9000







Assistive Technology and Aids


Transcribing Print into Audio


Eligibility


Listening to Audio

State Services for the Blind


Helps people maintain or regain
independence


Helps people find or keep jobs


Provides
access to
printed information


Provides information and consultation on
adaptive and assistive technology




Audio books, Magazines, Newspapers



Library audio books and magazines through mail
or downloadable on
-
line


Books, newspapers, magazines on the radio and
streaming on
-
line


Telephone and computer newspaper reading
services


Custom recorded printed materials: books,
magazines, personal documents, church materials,
cookbooks, and more!



Application for Services


Number of blind, visually impaired or learning disabled
people



Eligibility Criteria



Process



Individual and Institutional Applications



Learning Disabilities


Medical Approval Needed



www.mnssb.org

Application for Services Eligibility Form











How to Order
Library Books


Call 1
-
800
-
722
-
0550


or


go
on
-
line to
www.
mnbtbl.org



How to Order Custom Audio


1.
Call 651
-
539
-
1422 or 1
-
800
-
652
-
9000 or go on
-
line to
www.mnssb.org


2. Send in material and order form




Available Formats


Digital Cartridges (with digital markers,
playable on NLS machine)



CDs (with digital markers)



File Transfer (with digital markers)



Cassette Tape (playable on NLS machine)

Playback Machines


NLS
-

Digital Talking Book Players, Tape Players



Computer
-

AMIS



Commercial


Victor Stream,
Kurzweill



Apple Products


Ipad
,
Iphone
,
Ipod








Questions???

Contact Information


Dan Gausman,


Library Technician/Customer Services


Dan.Gausman@state.mn.us


651
-
539
-
1422


Linda Lingen, Program Manager


Linda.Lingen@state.mn.us


651
-
642
-
0504


Linda Woodstrom, Alternate Media Coordinator


Linda.Woodstrom@state.mn.us


651
-
539
-
1421