Serbia gets first reading room for the blind

NEWS 02.10.2020 13:00
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Source: N1

The first digital reading room for the blind has been opened in a student dorm in Belgrade, the Beograd Student Center said on Friday.

The reading room and library at the Mika Mitrovic student dorm is the first of its kind in Serbia and will meet the needs of the blind, partially sighted and handicapped, a press release said, adding that students will have access to various technologies to help with their studies and the reading room will provide privacy. The technology includes digital reading devices which can magnify printed text or turn it into digital or audio format.  

The reading room is adapted for wheelchair users.