Care recipient (cr) who previously enjoyed reading can no longer read regular-sized print

Try: #look for books that have been recorded for listeners and large-print books in public libraries #contact the bureau of blind services to be connected to the book service for the blind of the library of congress #if the cr uses a personal computer look for accessibility settings they can be adjusted to allow a display of all fonts type in larger sizes the cr can use this feature to read books and articles on websites that offer free collections of books online not for purchase but for reading #if the cr uses computers provided in public settings such as public libraries or adult education centers request an accommodation under the americans with disabilities act ada public computer resources should include those with features that allow access to people who are blind or have low vision #at some stages of vision loss a cr may find different tools useful for reading look for equipment to promote independent living online in independent living catalogs and on websites sponsored by organizations serving people who are blind or have low vision

Materials: Library bureau of blind services computer public or personal computer accessibility settings assistance

Categories: Social, Mobility, Needs Some Assistance, Vision, So-So Vision, Poor Vision, Cognitive Awareness, Fully Aware, Somewhat Aware

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