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Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library

Welcome to our Teen page. Check out the links below for Websites of Special Interest (Drop In!). If you need braille and/or talking books and you aren't yet registered for service, you can use the application linked at the bottom of this page.

You may contact the library for books, homework help, or with any questions or comments you would like to share.

And be sure to check out these exciting pages from The New York Public Library:

  • Magazines for Teens (Contact the library to subscribe.)
    • Braille: Boy's Life, Muse, Seventeen
    • Cassette: Odyssey, Seventeen, Young Adult Magazine of the Month (a different magazine each month)

 

Drop In!

  • The Family Village
    This site has links to services for young people with reading disabilities.
  • Teen Connect
    A nationwide discussion board for visually impaired teens sponsored by the American Foundation for the Blind. Teens post about getting a guide dog, getting into college, using a cane, and lots more. 
  • Braille Bug
    You can learn about braille at this site, which is part of the American Foundation for the Blind's website. You can also find information about Louis Braille, visit the Helen Keller Kids Museum Online, and play online games.
  • The Braille Authority
    Another good site to learn about braille.
  • Louis Braille School
    This site has a catalog of braille books, a Saturday program for kids, the Second Saturday Club newsletter for students and their families, and information about braille.

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