The Access Services branch of the Fairfax County Public Library removes barriers to library services for people with disabilities.
The following assistive equipment is available at Access Services. Demonstrations are available by appointment.
Many branches offer assistive equipment. Contact the information desk at your local library branch for additional information.
Access Services loans portable FM, infrared or loop systems for meetings and events. Please call to reserve an assisted listening system two weeks in advance.
Screen-reading program that uses a voice synthesizer operated with keyboard commands.
Access Services has magnifiers available for loan. Please call to reserve magnifiers two weeks in advance.
myReader2 is an auto reader and magnifier.
Augments speech through headphones with the presenter using a small microphone. Please call to reserve a personal listening device two weeks in advance.
Lightweight and portable magnification device.
A scanner that recognizes text, translates it into speech then reads the text aloud.
System that magnifies print placed on its display board up to 60x with different text and background colors.
Electronic display that translates text into electronically raised pins simulating braille.
Victor Reader is a DAISY (Digital Audio Information System) and MP3 player.
Software that combines magnification with optional screen-reading voice. Provides access to Microsoft® Windows and the Internet.