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WXXI Reachout Radio Program

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* Offers closed-circuit broadcast service of print news and information for people who are print handicapped.
  • Service can be accessed using special radio receivers, provided free of charge on a loan basis, within the 10-county coverage area around Greater Rochester. The service is also available as a web stream at http://reachoutradio.org/. Service also available via the Sero (formerly iBlink radio) app for iPhone and Android phones or on any internet-ready accessible device.
* Offers a program guide available in large print, braille, on cd or via email. Podcasts available at http://reachoutradio.org/.

Eligibility: Print-disabled. Visually impaired or physically unable to turn pages. Certification of need by physician or social worker. Must live in the broadcast area. Volunteers must audition.

Application Process: Call for application. Volunteers: call for audition. Go on-line for either at http://reachoutradio.org/.

Required Documentation: Certification of Disability by physician, medical professional, social worker, mobility specialist, other professional that can verify disability. Registration with the New York State Commission for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, or the New York State Talking Book program.

Fees: No fee for service. Donations accepted but not required.

Monroe, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, Seneca, Wayne, Wyoming, Yates, and parts of Allegany and Steuben Counties.

WXXI
(Agency)

WXXI Reachout Radio is a special broadcast service which makes the printed word available to people who are print-disabled via closed-circuit radio receivers or streaming on any internet-ready device. Podcasts of programs are also available.

280 State Street
Rochester NY 14614

Website: reachoutradio.org

Hours: Office: M-F 8:30AM-5:30PM
SA, SU 8:30AM-12:00PM
Programming: 24 hours

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280 State Street
Rochester NY 14614

Hours

M-F 8:30AM-3:00PM
SA, SU 8:30AM-12:30PM
Broadcast available 24 hours per day

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WXXI

Main Address:

280 State Street

Rochester NY 14614

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