Suppliers of Reading Materials In Large Print and Braille

Suppliers of Reading Materials In Large Print and Braille

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  • AARP
    Books, magazines, newsletters, services, programs, etc. for seniors.

    601 E St. NW
    Washington, DC 20049
    Tel: (800) 424-3410
  • Air News Link
    American Journalism Review

    AJR, P.O. Box 561
    Mount Morris, IL 61054
    Tel: (800) 827-0771
  • Amazon.com
    Online ordering of Large Print Books.
  • Amazon Canada
    Online ordering.
  • American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults
    Free Braille Children’s Book Series Program

    1800 Johnson Street
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    Tel: (410) 659-9315
  • American Bible Society
    1865 Broadway
    New York, NY 10023
    Tel: (212) 408-1200
  • American Printing House for the Blind
    Text books, cookbooks, dictionaries, etc. Catalog available upon request. Free semi-annual newsletters. Sells its own collection of large print and braille books with raised illustrations for visually impaired children.

    1839 Frankfort Avenue
    PO Box 6085
    Louisville, KY 40206-0085
    Tel: (502) 895-2405 or (800) 223-1839

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  • Barnes & Noble
    Large print books. Online ordering.
  • Bibles for the Blind and Visually Handicapped International
    Bibles in braille, large print or on cassette.

    3228 E. Rosehill Avenue
    Terre Haute, Indiana 47805-1297
    Tel: (812) 466-4899
  • If Blindness Comes
    A book guide of coping skills.

    National Federation of the Blind
    1800 Johnson Street
    Baltimore, Maryland 21230
  • Blindskills,Inc.
    Publishes DIALOGUE, a quarterly magazine on ideas and solutions intended to enhance our readers’ quality of life.

    PO Box 5181
    Salem, OR 97304-0181
    Tel: (503) 581-4224
  • Bookmahn’s Used and Rare Military History Books
    Specializing in German military, Napoleonic Wars, Civil War, World Wars I and II, and Russian History Books.

    P.O. Box 10826
    Burke, VA 22009-0826
  • Booksamillion.com
    Wide selection of large print books. Online Ordering

    Tel: (800)201-3550
  • Bookshare.org
    On-line book sharing service for the blind and visually impaired. Monthly newsletter, and an e-mail discussion list.

    Benetech Corporation
    480 California Avenue, Suite 201
    Palo Alto, CA 94306-1609
    Tel: (650)475-5440
  • Bookstore.com
    Advertises a clean well-lighted place for books of all descriptions. Order also online.

    601 Van Ness Avenue
    San Francisco, CA 94102
    Tel: (415) 441-6670
  • BookWeb.org
    Browse a list of over 4,500 Booksellers, complete with URLs, email addresses and descriptions. Easily track down bookstores in every corner of the world.

    Comprehensive Independent Booksellers Online Network
    Browse Bookstores Directory
    American Booksellers Association
  • Braille Forum
    The Braille Forum is the monthly magazine of the American Council of the Blind. Besides this web version, the Forum is available in braille, audio cassette and large print.

    American Council of the Blind
    1155 – 15th Street NW, Suite 720
    Washington DC 20005
    Tel: (202) 467-5081
  • The Braille Institute of America
    Braille Special Collection Reading Program offers a selection of Braille children’s book titles free of charge a few times each year.

    741 North Vermont Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90029
    Tel: 1-800-BRAILLE
  • Braille Plus, Inc.
    Provides alternate format documents to print-disabled individuals.

    3276 Commercial Street SE
    Salem, Oregon 97302
    Tel: 866-264-2345/(503) 391-5335

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  • Cambridge University Press
    Founded in 1534, Cambridge is today one of the largest and most innovative academic and educational presses, producing thousands of titles each year in printed and electronic form. Over 1000 publications in large print.

    The Edinburgh Building
    Shaftesbury Road
    Cambridge CB2 2RU, England
    Tel: +44 (0)1223 312393
  • Children’s Braille Book Club
    Offers a new print-braille children’s book every month for preschool through third grade.

    National Braille Press
    88 St. Stephen Street
    Boston, MA 02115
    Tel: (800) 548-7323
  • Cat’s Meow Braille Transcription
    P. O. Box 8289
    Wichita, KS 67208-0289
    Tel: (316) 619-4750
  • CNIB Library For The Blind
    Nation wide information services for low vision and blind Canadians.

    1929 Bayview Avenue
    Toronto, Ontario
    Canada M4G 3E8
    Tel: (416) 480-7520 or (800) 268-8818
  • The Complete Directory of Large Print Books and Serials 2001
    R.R. Bowker
    121 Chanlon Road
    New Providence, NJ 07974
    Tel: (888) 269-5372
  • Cookbooks In Large Print
    Online Ordering.

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  • Deaf-Blind Perspectives
    Newsletter including, mobility training, human interest, research etc.

    Teaching Research Division
    Western Oregon State College
    345 North Monmouth Avenue
    Monmouth OR 97361
    Tel: (503) 838-8403
  • Doubleday Large Print Home Library
    Membership Services Center
    6550 East 30th Street
    PO Box 6325
    Indianapolis, IN 46206
    Tel: (317) 541-8920

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  • E-Access Bulletin
    A free, independent monthly e-mail newsletter on information technology issues for people with visual impairment and blindness. The Bulletin’s main sponsor is the Royal National Institute for the Blind.
    Headstar Ltd, Croudace House
    Godstone Road, Caterham
    Surrey CR3 6RE, England
    Tel: 01883 344 799
  • Eyes Only
    Newsletter published four times a year.

    The Association for Macular Diseases, Inc.
    210 East 64th Street
    New York, NY 10021
    Tel: (212) 605-3719
  • EZ2See Products
    A unique 81/2 x 11 large-print, large-space weekly calendar designed for active people dealing with low-vision.

    Order online.

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  • Future Reflections
    The National Federation of the Blind’s online quarterly magazine for blind children, their families, friends, and professional and other interested associates.

    National Federation for the Blind
    1800 Johnson Street
    Baltimore, MD 21230
    Tel: (410) 659-9314

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  • Harper Collins Publishers
    Harper Collins is a broad-based publisher with strengths in academic, business and professional, children’s, general interest, religious and spiritual books.
    10 East 53rd Street
    New York, NY 10022
    Tel: (212) 207-7000
  • Harvard Book Store
    The bookstore provides a complete general selection with an academic emphasis, featuring powerful sections in philosophy, fiction, cultural/critical theory, cognitive science, politics, African American studies, and business.
    1256 Massachusetts Avenue
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    Tel: (617) 661-1616 or toll free (800) 542-READ
  • In The Spotlight
    Newsletter published four times a year.

    AMDF Newsletter
    American Macular Degeneration Foundation
    P.O. Box 515
    Northampton, MA 01061-0515
    Tel : (413) 268-7660

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  • Journal of Visual Impairment and Blindness
    JVIB is a monthly publication of the American Foundation for the Blind, and includes research articles, as well as shorter pieces of interest to practitioners and extensive news coverage about the field of visual impairment.
    The Sheridan Press
    450 Fame Avenue
    Hanover, PA 17331
    Tel: (888) 522-0220 (In the United States)
    Tel: (717) 632-3535 (For International Subscribers)

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  • Kensington Publishing Corp.
    Selection of fiction and non-fiction books.

    Dept. CO, 850 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10022
    Tel: (888) 345-2665
  • Kernel Books On Line
    Stories which tell the stories of blind men and women, from the National Federation of the Blind.

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  • The Large Print Book Company
    Large Print editions of romances, mysteries and classics.
    P.O. Box 970
    Sanbornville NH 03872-0970
    Tel: (603) 569-4125/(603) 866-569-4125
  • Large Print Books
    Adult and Childrens’ fiction and non fiction books. Also carries audio tapes.

    Online Ordering
  • Large Print Bookshop
    We offer over 2,000 titles from all imaginable categories, including Classic Literature, Novels, Humor, Mysteries, Inspirational Books, Westerns, and Non-Fiction.

    P.O. Box 5375
    Englewood, CO 80155
    Tel: (303) 721-7511
    Denver Book Mall
    32 N. Broadway
    Denver, CO 80203
  • Large Print Literary Reader
    Monthly showcase of fiction, essays, and history by writers such as Isak Dinesen, Mark Twain, and Nathaniel Hawthorn.

    Dept. W
    955 Massachusetts Avenue #105
    Cambridge, MA 02139
    Tel: (617) 354-5446
  • Large Print Reviews
    Reviews large print books and other products of interest to individuals with low vision.
  • Laudemont Ministries
    Scholarship and publishing in worship studies and biblical theology.

    837 South Chestnut Avenue
    Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005
    Tel: (800) 440-4043
  • Library of Congress
    Braille and recorded books and magazines on free loan to anyone with visual or physical disabilities. Loan library by mail, annual newsletters for adults and children, educational and informational materials on eye diseases and emotional support for low vision people and their families.

    National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
    1291 Taylor Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20542
    Tel: (800) 424-8567
    (202) 707-5100
    (202) 707-0744 TDD
  • Library Reproduction Service
    Large print publications for libraries and individuals. Juvenile through adult popular titles.

    14214 S. Figueroa St.
    Los Angeles, CA 90061
    Tel: (310) 354-2610 or (800) 255-5002
  • Lighthouse Publications and Resources Catalog
    Educational publications, multimedia and training programs developed by the Lighthouse for professionals and consumers.

    Tel: (800) 829-0500

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  • Macular Degeneration Partnership
    Free On-Line Monthly Newsletter. Available in large print.

    8733 Beverly Boulevard, Suite 201
    Los Angeles, CA 90048
    Tel: (310) 423-6455
  • The Magnifier
    “The Magnifier” is the Foundation’s electronic Newsletter. It is distributed without charge via email and used to issue breaking news regarding clinical trials, clarify recent reports in the media, announce new resources available over the internet and to inform the public of important additions to this web site.

    Macular Degeneration Foundation
    P.O. Box 9752
    San Jose, CA 95157
    U.S.A.
    Tel: (408) 260 1335 or (888) 633-3937

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  • Peakirk Books
    General, Academic, and Children’s Books.

    Railway Cottage 15 St Pegas Road, Peakirk
    Peterborough, CAM
    United Kingdom PE6 7NF
    Tel: 01733 253182
  • Pilgrim’s Process
    Books for readers who think. Some selections in large print.

    4066 Niblick Drive
    Longmont, CO 80503
    Tel: 303-554-6641
  • Project Gutenberg
    On Line Books. Entire text of books can be downloaded and Jaws users can get the computer to read them.

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  • Random House
    1540 Broadway
    New York, NY 10036
    (212) 782-9000
  • 201 East 50th Street
    New York, NY 10022
    (212) 751-2600
  • 33 Yonge Street
    Suite 210
    Toronto
    Ontario, Canada M5E1G4
    (416) 777-9477
  • Level 3
    100 Pacific Highway
    North Sydney NSW 2060
    Australia
    +61 (02) 9954 9966
  • 7/F SUP Tower
    75-83 King’s Road, North Point
    Hong Kong
    011-852-2-508-35171
  • 1-20-2 Higashi-Ikebukuro/#311
    Toshima-Ku, Tokyo 170
    Japan
    011-813-5951-4651
  • 18 Poland Road
    Glenfield, Auckland 10
    New Zealand
    011-64-9-444-7197
    011-64-9-444-7524
  • 1st Floor, Block A
    Wierda Court
    107 Johan Avenue
    Wierda Valley, Sandton 2199 R.S.A.
    South Africa
    011-2711-784-0559
  • 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road
    London SW1V 2SA
    011-44-171-973-9000
  • Reader’s Digest/Large Type Edition
    Subscription to Reader’s Digest, condensed books, Great Biographies series and the Bible.

    PO Box 241
    Mount Morris, IL 61054
    (800) 877-5293 (toll-free in U.S. and Canada)
    (815) 734-6963
  • Read How You Want
    An online bookstore offering thousands of books in large print, braille, DAISY, and other accessible formats.

    277 White Street
    Buchanan, NY 10511
  • Resources for Rehabilitation
    Publications covering many subjects concerning vision loss.

    33 Bedford Street, Suite 19A
    Lexington, MA 02420 USA
    Tel: 781-862-6455
  • Retina Research Foundation Newsletter
    Foresight for Sight
    6550 Fannin, Suite 220
    Houston, Texas 77030
    Tel. (713) 797-1925
  • Reid Orenstein Rare Books
    Great variety of books. Limited editions, first editions, children’s and illustrated books.

    19 East 95th Street, Suite 1E
    New York, NY 10028
    Tel: 212.369.0101

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  • Scottish Books
    Antiquarian and out of print books of Scottish interest.

    26 Duchess Drive
    Helensburgh G84 9PR
    Scotland
    Tel: 01436 676222
    Tel International: +44 1436 676222
  • Seedlings Braille Books for Children
    From Contemporary Literature to well-loved Classics, Seedlings offers over 300 low-cost Braille books for children ages 1 to 14.

    P.O. Box 51924
    Livonia, MI 48151-5924
    Phone: (800) 777-8552
  • Senior Store
    Large Print Books and other products.

    629 McKinley, Suite 100, Louisville, CO 80027
    Tel: (800) 214-6849 (U.S.) OR (303) 926-9301 (Non-U.S.)
  • Simon & Schuster
    Large selection of books,

    1230 Avenue of the Americas
    New York, NY, 10020
  • Specialty Publishing & Printing
    Offers a free catalog of large print books for downloading. Prepaid postage for the visually impaired.

    P.O. Box 414
    Quitman, Mississippi 39355
    Tel: Toll Free (888) 697-3768
  • Stricker Books
    Extensive data base of large print books and audio books.

    4132 Dundas St. West
    Etobicoke, Ontario, M8X 1X3
    Canada
    Tel: (416) 234-5015

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  • The Untreedreads Store
    Great Reads for a Worldwide Audience

    Untreed Reads, LLC
    506 Kansas Street
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    Tel: 800-318-6037
  • Time Large
    Time magazine in large print format

    P.O. Box 64436
    Tampa, FL 33664-4436
    Tel: (914) 723-5991
  • Transaction Publishers
    Adult fiction including literary classics.

    390 Campus Drive
    Somerset, NJ 07830
    Tel: (888) 999-6778

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  • Ulverscroft Large Print
    Publishers of books, including Classics, Romances, Mysteries, Westerns, and many more titles.
  • 1st Floor, 9 Blenheim Court
    Brewery Road, London, N7 9NY
    England
    Tel: (0171) 607-8237
  • P.O. Box 1230
    West Seneca, NY 14224-1230
    Tel: (800) 955-9659
  • P.O. Box 80038
    Burlington, Ontario L7L 6B1
    Canada
    Tel: (905) 637-8734
  • 1st Floor, 1 Chandos Street
    St. Leonards
    NSW 2065
    Australia
    Tel: (02) 9436 2622
  • P.O. Box 456
    Fielding
    New Zealand
    Tel: (06) 323 6828
  • 21 St. Mobhi Road
    Glasnevin
    Dublin 9
    Irel and
    Tel: 003531 837 2098
  • 3rd Floor, Norvic House
    93 De Korte Street
    Braamfontein 2001
    South Africa
    Tel: (11) 403 3008
  • Unsworths Booksellers Ltd.
    A large stock of antiquarian and secondhand books on the Humanities, including History, Literature and the Arts.

    1 North Building
    Westminster Square
    Durham street
    London SE11 5JH
    England
    Tel: (0) 20 7820 7709

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  • West Port Books
    Over 20,000 volumes, plus a very large classical sheet music section.

    145-7 West Port
    Edinburgh
    United Kingdom EH3 9DP
  • Wheeler Publishing
    Publisher of large print books. Download PDF versions of some titles.

    Tel: (800) 588-8881
  • William A. Thomas Braille Bookstore
    Braille International, Inc.
    3290 SE Slater Street
    Stuart, FL 34997
    Tel: (800) 336-3142
  • The World At Large, Inc.
    Bi-weekly newspaper with reprints of articles from U.S. News and World Report, Time, the Monitor, and others.
    1689 46th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11204
    (800) 285-2743 (toll-free — not in NYC)
    (718) 972-4000

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  • Xavier Society for the Blind
    A Funny Alphabet Book given free of charge to children with visual impairment.
    154 East 23rd Street
    New York, NY 10010-4595
    Tel: (212) 473-7800