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Volunteer Resources & Training

Welcome to Audio-Reader's online portal for volunteer resources and training. Here you will find general information and tips on how to improve your reading, instructions on the systems we use to record audio, and some specific instructions for Audio-Reader assignments.

The quick links to the left allow you to access information useful for completing your assignment, finding online content and checking for studio availability. 

General Reading Resources
Volunteer Handbook
Newspaper & Magazine Links
Tips from a Seasoned Reader
How to Choose Articles from Local Newspapers
Picture Description Guidelines
Pronunciation Guide - Kansas
Pronunciation Guide - Missouri
Pronunciation Guide - Chinese Names
Volunteer Reading Evaluation
Lawrence Studio Schedule
Digital Reading Resources

Telephone Reader Training & Reference Materials
Telephone Reader Handbook
Step-by-Step Instructions
Quick Reference Sheet
Assignment Instruction Sheets


Audio Description
Audio Describer Handbook
Location Specific Resources
Lawrence Studio Information
Alphapointe Studio Information
Pittsburg Studio Information
Springfield Studio Information

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Mid-West Ability Summit
Saturday, August 28, 2021 - 09:00
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Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 08:30