Oregon

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State Wide Resources OR

Education:

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Oregon Talking Book and Braille Library:
Located: State Library of Oregon
250 Winter St. NE, Salem, Oregon 97301

The talking book and braille library is located in the state library of Oregon and provides free access to talking books to those with disabilities for the entire state of Oregon. The library provides audio book players free of charge.  You also gain access to BARD which lets you download over 100,000 magazines, books and musical scores.

For more info please visit their website by clicking the link above.

Organizations:

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Oregon Commission for the Blind:
Located: 535 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214

The Oregon Commission for the Blind is a state run agency that provides a variety of services to visually impaired Oregonians, such as helping those with visual impairments seek and retain jobs, help students who are blind transition from high school into a career, and helping blind seniors and individuals who can’t work anymore remain independent.

For more info please visit their website by clicking the link above.

Independent Living Resources Oregon:
Located: 1839 NE Couch St, Portland, OR 97232

ILR is a non-profit organization that provides a those with disabilities a plethora of services such as skill instruction sessions that cover a range of topics from anger management to orientation and mobility training. ILR also offers classes like art and cooking.

For more info please visit their website by clicking the link above.

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