APH Braille Textbook Transcription Specifications

The following specifications have been designed to transcribe braille textbooks with the highest quality and most useful methods for blind students.

When transcribing a textbook for APH we require you to read and follow these specifications. We have included several samples for your convenience.

APH encourages all transcribers to use these specifications for transcribing braille textbooks. APH staff is available to answer questions whenever you have them. Please see contact information below as well as in the specifications document.

It is our goal to provide quality materials and references to braille transcribers.

Transcription Specifications

APH Transcription Specifications: Word Document
APH Transcription Specifications: PDF Document

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