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PAL Reading Services - AFB Directory Profile

General Information

PAL Reading Services
27 Carlton Street
Suite 504
Toronto, ON M5B 1L2
(416) 340-7828 (Local)
info@palreading.org
http://www.palreading.org

Brief Description

Provides audio transcription services on demand for persons requiring written materials transcribed into MP3 digital or DAISY format for CD play; will mail recordings if patron is unable to pick-up.

Hours of operation: Monday and Tuesday. 9:30 AM-7:00 PM; Wednesday to Friday. 9:30 AM-5:00 PM.
Clients served on average per year: 100
Number of staff: 2
Staff description: Coordinator and assistant coordinator
Geographic area served: Ontario for college and university students; Greater Toronto area for non-student individuals; Canada for fee-for-service audio format recordings.

Staff

Pavlina Jones, Assistant Coordinator, (416) 340-7828, info@palreading.org
Derek Simunovic, Coordinator, (416) 340-7828, info@palreading.org

Services Offered

Services for Adults

  • Braille/Electronic/Audio/Large Print Production
    • We record print material onto CD for people who have trouble reading because of blindness, low vision, learning or motor disabilities. Academic work for students attending a recognized Ontario educational institution is covered by a contract with the Ontario Ministry of Education (there is no cost to the student). All other material is read and recorded at no cost to local print-disabled individuals (time permitting). Agencies and businesses subject to a cost per project (please contact us for a quote).
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