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Services for People with Disabilities


Alameda County Library strives to make its facilities, services and resources accessible to everyone in our communities. For more information, contact

Guide to Library Resources for People with Disabilities
Sorted by Function

Basic Tip Sheets for Assistive Technology

Kidspiration Basics .doc - .pdf
Inspiration Basics .doc - .pdf
WYNN Basics .doc - .pdf
ZoomText Basics .doc - .pdf
ZoomWare Basics .doc - .pdf

Community Computer Training & Technology Resources
for People with Disabilities & Seniors

New help navigating the Library!

Rolling Walkers now at Alameda County Library Branches

The California State Library's Talking Book Program Makes cassette players and audio tapes available free to anyone who is visually impaired or physically unable to hold a book. Forms are available at all Information Desks in the branch libraries or by clicking here.

A Guide to Easier Living with Technology This publication of the AT Network and the California Department of Rehabilitation lists information about technologies relevant to seniors, from waking up to bedtime and from simple grooming aids to high-tech solutions for computer access. Each section includes both personal stories and answers to common questions. Resource pages in the back are intended to help people do further research on specific products or on their own questions.


Have this site read aloud to you - This site is Browsealoud-enabled. Browsealoud reads web pages aloud for people who find it difficult to read online.

Browsealoud is free and easy to download.
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Browsealoud is not available on computers within the Alameda County Library but is used by people to remotely access the Library’s website and certain other sites.

A partial list of websites that are compatible with Browsealoud is available at Browsealoud enabled sites