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Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB)

Accessible Reading Materials - Braille and Audio

Mankato Office

12 Civic Center Plz, Ste 1600B, Mankato, MN, 56001

Distance: 255 Miles

(507) 344-2623

Website

https://mn.gov/deed/ssb/braille

Service Details

Description

The Communication Center provides books, newspapers, magazines and other printed materials in alternate formats for people who are blind, visually impaired, DeafBlind or who have other disabilities that make it difficult for them to read print.


Services include:
* Braille and audio transcription of books and other printed materials
* News by phone or on the go
* Library services offering books in accessible formats
* Radio Talking Book offering free, closed-circuit news and information service broadcast 24/7


Features

  • Specialization
    • Blind or visually impaired 

Eligibility

Minnesotans with a qualifying visual, physical, or reading disability that makes reading print difficult.


Application Instructions

Fill out and submit the application. Application forms are also available at the local offices.


Fees

There is no fee for these services.


Area Served

South Central Minnesota


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (507) 344-2623
Toll Free (800) 657-3821

Last Update

9/22/2022

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