SC Residents with Disabilities

Congratulations Dr. Maurer from SC Talking Book Services


NFB President Marc Maurer Received an Honorary Doctorate From University of South Carolina Upstate

Dr. Marc Maurer, president of The National Federation of the Blind (NFB), the largest organization of blind people in the United States, received an honorary doctor of laws degree from the University of South Carolina Upstate at the 2010 commencement ceremony which was held on May 4, 2010.

Music for the Blind


Are you interested in learning to play a musical instrument? You may be interested in Bill Brown's Music for the Blind. Most courses are $39. Song lessons start at $11.95. Lessons are available on CD or by computer download. Instrument lessons include piano, guitar, bass, drums, saxophone, banjo, harmonica and more.

To Contact Music For The Blind Email: Music for the Blind

Camera Mouse


Camera Mouse is a free program that enables you to control the mouse pointer on your computer screen just by moving your head.

To use Camera Mouse you need a Windows 7, Vista, or XP computer and a webcam.

Camera Mouse was developed by researchers at Boston College and Boston University to help people with disabilities use the computer. They write, "We make it available for free download, with no gimmicks or advertisements, because we want to help as many people as possible."

Braille Course


brailleWho: Anyone 14 or older interested in learning to tactually read and write Braille
Date: Tuesdays beginning January 19, 2010
Time: 5:00 -- 7:00 pm
Where: SC Federation Center of the Blind, 119 S. Kilbourne Road Columbia, SC.

Contact Tracy Bundy at or (803) 936-0231 for more information or to RSVP