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How do the blind use a kindle.


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Re: how do the blind use a kindle



My students use the kindle app on the ipad. Most of the books also have an audio version through audible which you also download from Amazon. U can just get the audio version if you dont need the print.
Also, the older kindles and some of tgd newer ones have a text to speech option. I know the paperwhite does not have a speech option.


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I use the Kindle Paperwhite that has Multiple font sizes. It works very well for me (dry AMD in left and wet in right)


Kindle search on afb.org



I put "Kindle" into the Search Box on afb.org. One of the choices is:
http://www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw150302...
wich is a review of the Kindle. It goes into detail about how a totally blind person can use the Kindle itself.


how do blind and low vision people use a kindle



Many of us use the Kindle app and VoiceOver technology on the iPhone instead of the Kindle itself. For more information, you can read
http://www.afb.org/afbpress/pub.asp?DocID=aw140602


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