As the only recognized braille transcription service in Southeastern Wisconsin, ABLE has the staff, the technology, and a cadre of dedicated volunteers who can provide blind and visually impaired children and adults with brailled materials. Our final products are produced in Unified English Braille (UEB), bound and embossed, and then sent through the mail. It is also possible to produce files that can be sent via computer through a secure file share.
Books transcribed into braille are entered on a national database so they can be reproduced for recipients not only in Wisconsin, but across the country.
Having my book The Christmas Carriage and Other Writings of the Holiday Season in both audio and braille is certainly a dream-come-true—thanks to the staff and volunteers of ABLE. With my heartfelt appreciation,
Samples of work our braillists produce include:
Daily math, science, and reading materials
Foreign language materials for students including German, Spanish and Latin
Adult and children’s library books
Dual vision books for blind or sighted parents to read with their blind or sighted children
Adult educational and professional materials
Medical forms, handouts, and other crucial health-related materials
Brailled restaurant menus
Personal requests, including greeting cards, maps, and family memoirs
Recreational materials, including newsletters, playbills, and symphony programs.
Help create a world where everyone has access to the printed word.