DAISY Forum of India (DFI) is a consortium of Not for Profit organizations from India who are involved in production of books and reading materials in accessible formats for persons who cannot read normal print. The DAISY forum of India envisions a world where people with print disabilities have equal access to information and knowledge without delay or additional expense in their own language.
Persons with print disabilities
If you are a person with print disability living anywhere in India then your search for books in accessible formats ends here! People with print disabilities are those who cannot read a book or printed item because of blindness, vision impairment, learning, concentration difficulty or physical disabilities (e.g. Cerebral Palsy, multiple sclerosis, dyslexia and quadriplegia).
Member organizations of the DAISY Forum of India produce and maintain libraries of Digital Talking Books, Braille or e-text. Books produced anywhere in the country in any of your preferred format e.g. DAISY Audio, eBook, Braille and Large Print are within your reach. You can download the digital formats from DAISY India Library or request any of DFI member organizations to deliver it to your doorstep. DFI member organizations are present in all states and collectively provide services in all Indian languages.
Bookshare the world’s largest online library for the print disabled is integrated with DAISY India Library. When you need a book, make sure you search in the DAISY India library, You have the best chance of finding the book since you get access to the collection from both India and Bookshare at DAISY India Library.
NGOs, Universities, Schools and Libraries
If you wish to produce or provide books in Braille, Digital Audio, Large Print or in Accessible e-text format to persons who cannot read normal print, then consider joining the DAISY Forum of India as a member or subscribe to DAISY India library. You will be able to provide your print disabled members/students access to the largest collection of books in formats suitable for them. You will also have the opportunity of sharing your own creations with the whole country.