Accessibility and Supportive Learning Collection

The Accessibility and Supportive Learning collection is a curated group of games and activities to support young learners with impairments or adaptive learning needs. A variety of kits are available for you to check out including braille Rubik's Cubes and UNO cards, braille math and alphabet blocks, Phonics flip books, electronic math game calculator, and many others!

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View the available kits in the drop-down lists below, or visit the online catalog and search for "Accessibility and Supportive Learning" for everything in the collection. Be sure to check back for new additions.

 

Spinning Rubik's Cube on yellow background

 

Rummikub tray with several tiles

 

UNO Braille cards fanned out

 

Visual Explorers Frames

 

Tactile Connect 4 game

 

Survive the Quake Engineering Kit

 

 

The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled

National Library Service (NLS) is a free braille and talking book library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or a physical disability that prevents them from reading or holding the printed page. Through a national network of cooperating libraries, NLS circulates books and magazines in braille or audio formats, delivered by postage-free mail or instantly downloadable.

If you or someone you know is interested in receiving talking book or braille service, you start receiving books and other materials by completing the following steps:

  • Read about eligibility to determine if the interested individual or institution is eligible for service.
  • Complete a printable application form or request an application be sent to you by contacting our closest network library, the Free Library of Philadelphia.
  • Have a "competent authority" certify your application and send to the Free Library of Philadelphia.
  • Wait for the library to contact the eligible party with news of their acceptance. They will provide further information on available equipment, reading material, and services.