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Mailing free matter for blind and visually handicapped persons

Mailing free matter for blind and visually handicapped persons

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Published by U.S. Postal Service in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blind -- Services for -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPublication -- 347, Publication (United States Postal Service) -- 347
    ContributionsUnited States Postal Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6] p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14934475M

    Free matter for the blind. The United States Congress has set aside moneys that make it possible for blind, visually handicapped and physically handicapped people to mail materials free-of-charge. This includes materials received from the libraries for the blind and handicapped, as well as appliances especially designed for the blind, such as. National Federation of the Blind East Wells Street at Jernigan Place Baltimore, Maryland Phone Email [email protected]

    North Carolina Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NCLBPH) is a special public library that circulates books and magazines especially made for persons who cannot use regular printed material because of a visual or physical disability. The library is located in Raleigh, but mails materials throughout the state. The NCLBPH is a state agency operated by the State Library of North. Follow the link to the COVID and GLASS: Updates page. We will place any new information on this page. Through the Georgia Libraries for Accessible Statewide Services (GLASS), Georgia Public Library Service provides library services for individuals who are blind and to those whose physical abilities require the use of books and magazines in audio format or in braille.

    Postal Problems with Free Matter for the Blind. Answers by Tom Martin, National Library Service for the Blind & Physically Handicapped. Q. Isn't "free matter" mail supposed to be handled like first class mail? A. Unfortunately, in most post offices today first class mail service is set up to only handle letters and flats (unfolded sheets of.   When a person lacks the sense of sight, it is a natural characteristic for the blind person to keep their belongings in order because it minimises deep stress on a daily basis. As a visually impaired person, it not only helps to function calmly, knowing that nothing has moved from where I last put it, but it also gives me the confidence to.


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Mailing free matter for blind and visually handicapped persons Download PDF EPUB FB2

A:Eligibility for free mailing for the blind or other visually handicapped persons does not encompass such special arrangements.

Post Offices may be able to make special arrangements depending on the local circumstances. You should contact your local Post Office to request special arrangements. A: Eligibility for free mailing for the blind or other visually handicapped persons does not encompass such special arrangements. Post Offices may be able to make special arrangements depending on the local circumstances.

You should contact your local Post Office to request special arrangements. Matter may be sent free of charge if mailed by or for the use of blind or other persons who cannot read or use conventionally printed materials due to a physical handicap.

When such matter is mailed domestically, it is not considered any specific class of mail, such as Priority Mail®, Priority Mail Express®, etc. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mailing free matter for blind and visually handicapped persons.

[Washington, D.C.?]: U.S. Postal Service, []. The pamphlet is designed to answer the questions asked most often about free matter for the blind and other visually handicapped persons.

The information in this pamphlet is based on of the Mailing Standards of the United States Postal Service,Domestic Mail Manual (DMM®) and United States Code,ti sections   It is designed to answer the most often asked questions about free matter for the blind and other visually handicapped persons.

The information contained in this publication is based on E of the Domestic Mail Manual and United States Code, ti sections Back to the Top Who may qualify to mail items free of postage. It is designed to answer the most often asked questions about free matter for the blind and other visually handicapped persons.

The information contained in this publication is based on E of the Domestic Mail Manual and United States Code, ti sections – PublicationMarch Five years later, Congress established the first Free Matter for the Blind mailing program by providing a funding subsidy to the post office for individual correspondence and organizations mailing braille materials, including libraries for the blind.

Additions and changes have been made to the law (P.L. ) over the years. The free service works through local libraries that mail the NLS talking or braille books and magazines. They also provide the easy-to-use playback equipment designed for people with low/no vision.

(yes, all FREE!) The NLS offers: Braille or audio book formats; Free mailing to your door or instant downloads. Publication - Mailing Free Matter for Persons Who are Blind or Visually Impaired October The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped administers a free library program of braille and audio materials for eligible users.

If you’re from the Milwaukee-area, Audio Braille and Literacy Enhancement, Inc. (ABLE) also offers a wide variety of high quality audio, digital and braille materials for anyone in need. International mail may be sent as free matter for the blind or handicapped if marked “Free Matter for the Blind” in the upper right corner of the address side of the.

Persons who are not considered to be blind or unable to read or use conventionally printed material who want to use the free matter privilege for mailing must provide evidence of eligibility, or verify by other means, that the intended recipient of the mail matter is eligible to receive free matter.

Matter Sent by Blind or Other physically Handicapped Persons Acceptable Letters [] Only letters in braille or in point or larger sightsaving type or in the form of sound recordings, and containing no advertising, may be mailed free, and only if unsealed and sent by a blind or other physically handicapped person as described in.

The following are just a few of those methods people with vision loss use to access printed text. Recorded Book Collections. People living in the United States can take advantage of The Library of Congress’s National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

A cecogram (/ ˈ s iː. k oʊ. ɡ r æ m / SEE-koh-gram), also known as literature for the blind, is a letter or a parcel that contains documents or items intended for visually impaired persons.

Cecograms can be sent or received by such persons, as well as by organisations that provide assistance to the visually impaired. Cecograms are either partially or entirely exempt from postage.

Lutheran Braille Workers exists to show the love of God to people with visual disabilities and bring them into a growing relationship with Him. Lutheran Braille Workers is the largest Christian ministry in the world that provides Braille and specialized Large Print Bibles free of charge for people who are Blind or Visually Impaired.

Thanks [ ]. Free Audio Bible Service for the visually impaired and print-handicapped We focus on one thing: providing the Audio Bible (God’s Word) to blind, visually impaired and print-handicapped people all across the globe.

We do it every day in as many languages as we can generate and into as many countries as we can reach. on the condition that "the matter must be for the use of a blind or other physically handicapped person." I was confident that the "matter" I was sending conformed to these rules, but the postal worker was still unsure and took one of my letters to a back room to call the central office for verification.

The United States Postal Service allows certain mail to be sent to or from blind or physically handicapped persons free of postage. Clearly mark any qualifying letters or packages you send with these Free Matter for the Blind and Phys. Handicapped labels. Quick and easy to use - simply peel from the sheet and stick them on your package.

Foundations of Rehabilitation Teaching with Persons Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, provides practical information and specific instructional strategies as well as an overview of the profession, its history and development, and management of a rehabilitation teaching ation is offered on the needs of adult learners and individuals with adventitious or congenital visual.Subject to the standards below, matter may be entered free of postage if mailed by or for the use of blind or other persons who cannot read or use conventionally printed materials due to a physical The provisions of Eapply to domestic mail only.On 5 August, Blind SA held an urgent discussion with civil society groups and interested parties on the education crisis for blind and visually impaired learners during the Covid pandemic.