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"VOICEPRINT" PROGRAM

WHATVoicePrint transfers full-text articles from more than 600 Canadian newspapers & magazines into audio broadcasts.
WHYFor those seeking in-depth news and information who are unable to access newspapers, magazines or documents due to impairments associated with aging, blindness, vision restriction and physical or learning disabilities.
WHERE National Broadcast Reading Service (NBRS.)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


Program Description


"The non-profit, 24/7 audio newsstand that broadcasts top stories international, national, regional and local from more than 600 Canadian newspapers and magazines."

-Voiceprint


The "VoicePrint" program is a volunteer-based service with individuals donating time to record original programming from broadcast centres across Canada.

VoicePrint boasts the world’s largest broadcast reading service and is accessed through cable, satellite and the internet to over 10 million Canadian homes.

VoicePrint serves the blind, those with low vision, print-restricted, deaf or hearing-impaired, learning disabled, mobility-impaired, those in need of literacy skills or are those learning English as a second language.
source:voiceprintcanada.com,getinvolved.ca

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