Making the Grade?
Is your school complying with ADA regulations for print-impaired students?
Do you rely on outdated audio taped books to meet the needs of text - challenged students?
Are you relying on Teachers' Aides or student readers to meet ADA requirements?
Are you expending more than $100. / month for readers to audio tape textbooks?
Would you like to cut your reader expense in half and remain ADA compliant?
Get 100 pages of text conversion free on your first order with
(Offer in E-text only)
Making academic books accessible and affordable
for print-impaired students.
A tip for your Learning and Disability Services Program:
If you are currently relying on readers
or staff to read aloud textbooks and academic material on audio tapes
to meet Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements
for your students, you may be spending more money
than necessary. Book*Scan*Talk
quickly provides equal access to most books and course materials while reducing overall
expenses. (See how we compare.)
* Low cost * Quick
service * Quality product *
The Book*Scan*Talk goal:
Providing affordable alternative
options to colleges for students with
reading limitations or vision impairments. Students everywhere
are quick to tell us that books on tapes
are cumbersome, outdated, and not always available for the
ever-changing academic courses required of students in our society.
Ninety-percent of students prefer our electronic method once they have tried
Book*Scan*Talk strives to provide better, quicker, and cheaper text
options for students who need to hear their classbooks.
Scan most books in the English
language in several formats.
Return the text within ten business days.
Convert textbooks into electronic text or audio CDs.
Offer E-text conversion at affordable prices.
Read the FAQs page for more details
Try our service free of charge
- One Free Trial per College or Institution -
Free in E-text format only
* The textbooks' bindings are removed for the scanning process. The textbooks can
be spiral-bound when returned to the college/student. The books
(usually) remain fully functional after scanning. However, most
bookstores will not buy the used books back after they have been
scanned and rebound. Resourceful students have sold their used
(scanned) books to other students through campus bulletin boards.
** Most text-to-speech (TTS) engines cannot interpret text conversion
of technical symbols (i.e., math and sciences) or foreign languages.
Book*Scan*Talk is not prepared to convert these types of textbooks
because we cannot economically accomplish that type of text conversion.
provides cost-conscious options to books on tape
when the class books are not available from
Book*Scan*Talk is a fast
and economical option for ADA compliance.
affordable options and solutions for the text challenges in education.
directly with the college, education program, or student to fill the
gap between the textbook and the student's needs.
Note text exceptions below.