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ClearVision
www.clearvisionproject.org

ClearVision is a postal lending library with a collection of especially-made tactile books in a variety of formats, including fabric books, books with simple thermoforms of everyday objects, collage books and books with raised line illustrations. These are only available for loan to schools and other educational establishments.

ClearVision also lends out mainstream books, including novelty books, with added braille or Moon text to families, schools, libraries and anyone else who needs them.

Creating a Loans Collection of Books with Tactile Illustrations for Young Children with a Visual Impairment
by Marion Ripley (from WORLD LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CONGRESS: 73RD IFLA GENERAL CONFERENCE AND COUNCIL, 19-23 August 2007, Durban, South Africa) from IFLA website

For more details contact:
ClearVision,
Linden Lodge School, 61 Princes Way, London SW19 6JB.
Email: info@clearvisionproject.org
Tel: 020 8789 9575

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Living Paintings
www.livingpaintings.org

A free, postal library service of specialist touch and sound packs for blind and partially sighted children from pre-school to secondary ages.  An extensive range is available and all contain raised images with accompanying audio descriptions.  Included are Living Picture Books - adaptations of illustrated children's books interleaved with Braille on clear plastic sheets with the addition of touch and sound pictures.  Many other tactile packs covering topics from History Key Stage 2 of the National Curriculum to exciting subjects such as The History of Space Exploration are offered.  Loans are made for children both in school and at home - and always FREE.

For more details contact:
Living Paintings
Unit 8, Kingsclere Park, Kingsclere, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 4SW
Email: lpt@livingpaintings.org
Tel: 01635 299771

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If you know of a source of children's tactile books that can be borrowed please contact us

 

Welcome: Prizewinning tactile books: Publishers guidelines : Making books : Buying Books :
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