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A Kansas Public Library Resource Service

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ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

The aging process is often accompanied by a variety of physical changes that affect mobility and vision. Libraries can create an environment that is "Senior-friendly". Below are examples of what some libraries in Kansas are doing, as well as resources for adaptive equipment.

brown arrow preceding menu link Manhattan Public Library
Manhattan's Assistive Technology Center offers technology access and training to Manhattan and Riley County residents with visual and physical limitations. The center includes computers equipped with large monitors, screen magnifiers, screen readers, enhanced keypads, touch screens and mouse alternatives.

brown arrow preceding menu linkJohnson County Public Libraries
JCPL offers a variety of resources to the visually and hearing impaired. To explore these services select "Special Services" under the left menu list.


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brown arrow preceding menu linkMaxiAids
MaxiAids specializes in product for independent living especially designed for persons with visual and hearing impairments, or restricted mobility.

brown arrow preceding menu linkLS&S
This company carries a variety of adaptive software and equipment, including screen magnifiers, enlarged keypads and CCTVs.