ERIC Number: ED285376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
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The Second Beginner's Guide to Personal Computers for the Blind and Visually Impaired. 2nd Edition.
Croft, Diane L., Ed.
The guide updates one section of a previously written manual on speech software for blind and visually impaired persons. The guide presents reviews of 14 specific commercially available software programs. Software is critiqued for IBM (Enhanced PC Talking Program, Soft Vert, Screen-Talk Pro, Artic Vision, Freedom 1, and Prompt-Writer), Apple (ProWORDS, BEX, TEXTALKER, WORD-TALK, ProTERM, FILE-TALK and SlotBuster II), and Commodore (64 Reader). The guide also mentions such programs as Rapsheet, Sensible Speller, and Apple Presents Apple. A list of magazines for and by blind computer users is also provided. (CL)
National Braille Press, Inc., 88 St. Stephen St., Boston, MA 02115 ($14.00 print, includes postage--ISBN-0-939173-09-3; $11.00 Braille--ISBN-0-939173-10-7; cassette--ISBN-0-939173-11-5; Braille and cassette copies shipped free matter for the blind).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
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