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/EINPresswire.com/ Bowling Green, KY - February 4, 2013 -- Many people with different types of disabilities have a difficult time reading newspapers and magazines and other materials. Some cannot hold the materials, and others cannot see well enough to read them. This includes a vastly growing number of older people who cannot see as well as they once could.
The South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind’s (SCKCB) will present and demonstrate a solution to this problem called “Newsline” during their meeting this Tuesday evening, February 5, starting at 7:00. The meeting will be held at
the Disability Resources Initiative Center, 624 Eastwood St., Bowling Green, KY 42103
This meeting is totally free. It is open to the public, and anyone can attend. Time will also be reserved for questions.
Max Robinson, a user of the Newsline service, says: “I can’t see well enough to read regular newspapers and magazines. So, it is wonderful to be able to press a few buttons on my phone and read newspapers from local to national and numerous magazines. I can jump from section to section and from article to article just by pressing buttons on my phone.”
Ron Milliman, another local Newsline user, says: “I can set up my Newsline service to read just my favorite publications. The service is just so easy to use, and what’s really fantastic is that it is entirely free.”
To see a demonstration of this service and find out how to sign up for it, just attend the meeting Tuesday evening. Everything is completely free.
The South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind is a membership organization formed by blind people to promote the independence, dignity and advancement of blind and visually impaired individuals. Members are blind, visually impaired or fully sighted people, from all walks of life, and ranging in age from teens to elders.
The SCKCB seeks to encourage blind people to make significant contributions within their communities, to live and work independently, and to advocate for themselves.
For more information about this meeting, or if you have any questions about blindness, or if you know anyone who has lost, or is losing, their eyesight, or if you are a parent of a blind or sight impaired child, contact us! We are here to answer your questions and help any way we can. Contact:
Dr. Ronald E. Milliman, President
South Central Kentucky Council of the Blind
-- Website: www.sckcb.org