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Finding Wheels: A Curriculum for Nondrivers with Visual Impairments for Gaining Control of Transportation Needs

by Anne L. Corn L. Penny Rosenblum

This text comprises explanatory material, activities, and numerous case studies profiling individuals and their families. The goal is to help visual impaired adolescents come to terms with the practical difficulties, the emotional obstacles, and the serious consequences of their attitudes toward getting around. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives

by Alan J. Koenig Anne L. Corn

This text explains in great detail how to do low vision exams, the principles behind magnifiers and other forms of magnification, and much more.

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Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool. To learn more about using Bookshare with your device, visit the "Using Bookshare" page in the Help Center.

Here is an overview of the specialized formats that Bookshare offers its members with links that go to the Help Center for more information.

  • Bookshare Web Reader - a customized reading tool for Bookshare members offering all the features of DAISY with a single click of the "Read Now" link.
  • DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) - a digital book file format. DAISY books from Bookshare are DAISY 3.0 text files that work with just about every type of access technology that reads text. Books that contain images will have the download option of ‘DAISY Text with Images’.
  • BRF (Braille Refreshable Format) - digital Braille for use with refreshable Braille devices and Braille embossers.
  • MP3 (Mpeg audio layer 3) - Provides audio only with no text. These books are created with a text-to-speech engine and spoken by Kendra, a high quality synthetic voice from Ivona. Any device that supports MP3 playback is compatible.
  • DAISY Audio - Similar to the Daisy 3.0 option above; however, this option uses MP3 files created with our text-to-speech engine that utilizes Ivona's Kendra voice. This format will work with Daisy Audio compatible players such as Victor Reader Stream and Read2Go.