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ERIC Number: ED018055
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 70
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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SCIENCE FOR THE BLIND.
Science for the Blind, Bala-Cynwyd, PA.
THE REPORT ON SCIENCE FOR THE BLIND, A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION, DETAILS PAST AND PLANNED GROWTH. THE ORGANIZATION HAS BEEN PROVIDING SCIENTIFIC INFORMATION ON TAPE SINCE 1955. OVER 2,000 TAPES ARE CURRENTLY CIRCULATED MONTHLY, WITH SELECTIONS FROM SCIENTIFIC PERIODICALS, LECTURES, AND BOOKS. IN 1964 THE INSTRUMENTS AND AIDS PROJECT WAS BEGUN TO PROVIDE SPECIAL GADGETS OR INSTRUMENTS TO THE BLIND WORKING IN SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL FIELDS SO THAT THEY CAN COMPETE ON A MORE EQUAL BASIS WITH THEIR SIGHTED COWORKERS. THE PROJECT ALSO AIMS TO ASSIST ANY BLIND PERSON WHO NEEDS INSTRUMENTS TO PERFORM TASKS CONNECTED WITH HIS HOBBY OR HIS EVERYDAY LIFE AS WELL AS HIS WORK. INCLUDED IN THE REPORT ARE THE ORGANIZATION'S FINANCIAL REQUIREMENTS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF THE JOBS WITHIN IT. CURRENT AND FUTURE PROJECTS AND EQUIPMENT ARE DETAILED. (AUTHOR/JD)
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Science for the Blind, Bala-Cynwyd, PA.
Identifiers: Science for the Blind PA