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Presenting reviews of large print books, audiobook reviews, low vision software evaluations, and other items of interest to individuals with low vision. Including articles on eye health, eye diseases and disorders, accessibility issues, literature, products for the blind and visually impaired, plus travel articles and travel tips.
Featured Reviews of Large Print Books, Audiobooks, and more...
Living with low vision, or any other visual impairment, may require that you 'do things' differently than others. Those with low vision may only need to switch from standard print to large print books in order to read comfortably. Others may find that instead of reading visually, reading tactically, using braille, is the way to go. Whether your vision loss is new, or you're an old hand, you'll find within the pages of this site, a variety of reviews covering not only books and audiobooks, but also software and low vision aids and products. Our aim is to help you meet some of the challenges associated with living with a visual impairment, and to help you enjoy the same pursuits you always have - from reading to playing computer games. To get you started, here is a small sample of what you will find inside the pages of Large Print Reviews...
ezRead Electronic Reading Aid, from Carson Optical.
Transforms your TV into a Visual Aid! This is an easy-to-use, hand-held, electronic reading aid that connects to your TV. Text and images are magnified and displayed on your TV screen, in full color. The level of magnification depends upon the size of your TV. For example, you will get a 5.3x magnification on a 14" television, 8x on a 21" television, and 12.2x on a 32" television. (Low Vision Aid)
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, by John Boyne.
In 1942, while exploring the surroundings of his new home, nine-year-old Bruno meets another nine-year-old boy named Shmuel, who lives on the other side of an endless fence. The two boys begin to meet regularly at the fence, where they talk about their disparate lives and try to figure out why each must stay on their own side of the fence. They soon grow to become close friends - with tragic consequences. (Large Print Edition)
The Eye Book: A Complete Guide to Eye Disorders and Health, By Gary H. Cassel, Michael D. Billig, and Harry G. Randall.
A comprehensive resource for information related to the eye; this book provides a general overview of eye health and anatomy, and common eye disorders. (Large Print Book)
A Cow in My Parlour, by Peggy Grayson.
A humourous and pragmatic look at farm life in England after World War II. (Large Print Book)
The War That Made America, by Fred Anderson.
A concise history of the French and Indian War that focuses on the 'American' aspects of the war and how the outcome of the war is directly is connected to the start of the American Revolution. (Audio Book Edition)
A History of the Arab Peoples, by Albert Hourain.
This book offers a sweeping glimpse of Arab culture and society, presented within an historical framework that spans almost thirteen centuries. (Audio Book Edition)
The Joslin Guide to Diabetes
, by Richard S. Beaser and Amy P. Campbell.
A Program for Managing Your Treatment. A concise guide to diabetes self-care, explains what diabetes is, details available treatment options, and offers tips on making lifestyle changes. (Standard Print Edition)
JAWS for Windows
JAWS is a screen reading software program that can be used on PC's running the Windows operating system. Besides providing blind and visually impaired computer readers with access to a wide range of computer applications, JAWS also outputs data to refreshable Braille Displays. (Software)
Daylight™ Floorstanding Lamp
An attractive, standing task lamp that features an 18w Daylight™ tube bulb that produces a light akin to natural daylight and sporting a 5 inch, 1.75X removable magnifying lens. This lamp is ideal for anyone looking for a floor lamp for reading, crafting, or hobby activities. (Low Vision Aid)