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Minnesota State Services for the BlindMinnesota State Services for the Blind
The Communication Center of State Services for the Blind provides reading materials in alternate formats for persons who are visually or physically-impaired to provide them with the tools necessary to live a full life and achieve personal independenc... Read more
The Communication Center of State Services for the Blind provides reading materials in alternate formats for persons who are visually or physically-impaired to provide them with the tools necessary to live a full life and achieve personal independence through access to information.
A division of the MN Department of Employment and Economic Development, providing rehabilitation and other services for blind and visually-impaired persons.
I love recording books because I love literature, and this gives me a way to read more and help other people at the same time. I started to read and record books for the Minnesota Radio Talking Book network earlier this year and am in the middle of recording my second book, "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot.
This has been the best volunteering I've ever done because it allows me to do something I love and then let it go once I'm finished. And it's also giving me opportunities to become a better reader at the same time!