Disability-Related Resources & Collections

Libraries and other facilities that offer a range of special collections which provide access to a broad spectrum of general and specialized book and nonbook material as well as reading material in alternative formats. (Adapted from AIRS TJ-4500)

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NV

Carson City, NV

1000 East William Street
Suite 100
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-0587
Address:
1000 East William Street
Suite 100
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-687-0587
Fax: 775-687-0599
Email: projectassist@dhhs.nv.gov
Eligibility: Available to families, professionals, educators, and staff working with young children with disabilities, and their families.
Services Provided: Library contains hundreds of books, DVDs and other materials regarding children, families, disability or disabilities, early intervention, special needs, Downs Syndrome, Autism, education, and more. This library is available for use statewide and a catalog is available on the website.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020
100 North Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-684-3354
Address:
100 North Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701
Phone: 775-684-3354
Fax: 775-684-3355
Email: nvtalkingbooks@admin.nv.gov
Eligibility: Anyone with a visual or physical impairment that prevents one from reading standard printed material.
Services Provided: Provides books and magazines in audio and braille formats. Materials and special playback equipment are loaned to eligible patrons free of charge. All materials are sent to and returned by readers postage-free.  
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 8/25/2020

Sparks, NV

999 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-353-3599
Address:
999 Pyramid Way
Sparks, NV 89431
Phone: 775-353-3599
TDD: 775-353-3599
Email: info@nncil.org
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Services Provided: Provides technical assistance, consultations, and education to individuals, agencies, and businesses regarding disability related issues and Americans with Disabilities Act laws and standards.
Source: Nevada 2-1-1
Last Updated: 5/5/2020

Nationwide

1447 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Phone: 864-585-1778
Organization Name: National Association of the Deaf
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Address:
1447 E Main St
Spartanburg, SC 29307
Phone: 864-585-1778
TDD: 800-237-6819
Toll Free Phone: 800-237-6213
Fax: 800-538-5636
Eligibility: Eligibility varies by level of membership. See the Described and Captioned Media Program Web site for details.
Services Provided: The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) provides services designed to support and improve the academic achievement of students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf, hard of hearing, or deaf-blind. These services include (1) a library of free-loan described and captioned educational media; (2) a clearinghouse of information related to educational media access, including a gateway to Internet resources related to accessibility; and (3) a center for training and evaluation of any service provider desiring to appear on the DCMPs approved lists of description and captioning service providers. There are no user registration or service fees.

The DCMP is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and administered by the National Association of the Deaf.
Source: Nationwide Suggest Providers Queue
Last Updated: 4/24/2020
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
Organization Name: Library of Congress
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Address:
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Phone: 202-707-5100
TDD: 202-707-0744
Toll Free Phone: 800-424-8567
Fax: 202-707-0712
Email: nls@loc.gov
Eligibility: Any resident of the United States or American citizen living abroad who is unable to read or use regular print materials as a result of temporary or permanent visual or physical limitations may receive service through NLS.
Services Provided:

This service is free and loans Braille books and magazines, recorded books and magazines, music in large print and Braille, and playback equipment designed for the visually impaired. Available to US residents with physical or visual impairment.

Provider Profiles:

Administered nationally through cooperating regional and local libraries.

Source: MHP-Nationwide
Last Updated: 9/22/2020