Large print is defined as print for text passages that is larger than the commonly used print and font sizes from eight to twelve points in size. Large Print is created by AIM-VA through by enlarging the original pages of requested text. All large prints are provided in black & while copies only. AIM-VA maintains its current large print library and existing large prints are available on a first-come, first-served basis. However, AIM-VA does continue to print large prints of student workbooks and curriculum-based worksheets.
In addition, AIM-VA has an extensive library of large print hard-copy reading books. These texts are all printed with font size 14 point or above. These books can be ordered for yearlong use or for shorter, timeframes that correspond to reading objectives (i.e., classroom reading session or summer school reading timelines). The large print hard-copy reading books are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- AIM-VA provides most large print books on black and white, spiral bound, 11x14 inch paper.
- Many large print books come in multiple volumes. No volume is greater than 270 pages.
- Trade books come in 16 point or greater font and are available in a traditional book-bound fashion.
- For most textbooks, large print will be 18 point font.