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Obtaining Braille

Braille Resources for Ohio Students

Federal Quota Registration of Blind Students for Ohio

Braille Format for Ohio's State Practice Tests Practice braille versions of all Ohio's State Tests are available for loan through OCALI's Lending Library.

Ohio Braille Producers

Donating Used Texts and Novels to the AT & AEM Center

Complete used braille textbooks with copyrights within 5 years and novels purchased by individual LEAs may be donated to the AT & AEM Center for use by other Ohio LEAs. To make arrangements for a donation please contact the AT&AEM Center at

Braille Resources Outside of Ohio

American Printing House for the Blind (APH) APH is the world's largest nonprofit organization creating educational, workplace, and independent living products and services for people who are visually impaired. Also visit the Louis Database of Accessible Materials and APH File Repository.

Braille Institute Special Collection Free braille books and storybook kits offered throughout the year.

Braille Tales Print/Braille Book Program Free book program for birth to five years old in cooperation with APH and the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library.

Seedlings Braille Books for Children Seedlings is an organization dedicated to increasing the opportunity for literacy by providing high quality, free and low cost braille books for children.

National Braille Press High quality braille and twin vision (print and braille) books and braille related items.

National Braille Press ReadBooks! Program for birth to seven years old that provides a braille book bag filled with items to foster a love of reading at an early age.

American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults Free Braille Books Program Free monthly braille books from popular children's series.

Bookshare Provides access to books in Daisy or brf (Braille Ready Format).

Temple Beth El Braille Bindery Free braille books for children.

Michigan Braille Transcribing Fund K-12 and college textbook and non-textbook educational material braille transcription.

Oakmont Visual Aids Workshop free handmade tactile braille materials. free online community-run braille library for sharing