May 10, 2011 | In: Articles

Pros of Audio Books to People with Vision Problems

In the year 1931, a legislature was aimed for day talking books to support blind persons and those with visual problems. During the year 1932, the American Foundation for the Blind created audio books or conversation books. Many people find these books very beneficial, especially for people with sight problems. With an audio book, a person can learn things even without sight.

Listening skills is vital for people with vision problems since this is one way to react to their environment. Audio books allow persons with sight disabilities to pursue education more easily.  A pocket-sized audio book reader was created to help the visually impaired. The main feature of this device is it could read audio files. Moreover, it could store up to sixty audio hours with embossed buttons and voice prompt to navigate easily.

There are a lot of devices that could help blind persons or the visually impaired to listen to their favorite book, get story, education and information. Audio books offer great help to the visually impaired. It allows them opportunity to get knowledge, information and entertainment by listening. An audio book is an excellent technology invention that has benefited a lot of people, especially those with sight problems.

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