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Minnesota State Services for the Blind (SSB)

Accessible Reading Materials - Braille and Audio

Brainerd Office

204 Laurel St, Ste 21, Brainerd, MN, 56401

Distance: 1530 Miles

(218) 892-3368

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

North Central Minnesota


Websites

Phone Numbers

Type Number Hours
Main (218) 828-2490
Toll Free (800) 657-3779

Last Update

2/1/2023

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