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Due to COVID-19, our Museum and Factory Tours have been temporarily suspended.  Due to delivery delays with the USPS, please allow 6 – 8 weeks for delivery on items shipped via Free Matter for the Blind and 3 – 4 weeks for items sent via Priority Mail. If you have any questions, please contact or call 1-800-223-1839.


Braille Textbook Order Form

To order Custom Braille Textbooks, please submit the following:

  • Completed Order Form
  • Federal Quota Order Form or Purchase Order
  • Photocopies of the front and back cover of the book
  • Photocopies of the title page and the back of the title page (must include copyright and ISBN information)

Notable items regarding the APH Braille Textbook Process:

  • APH is not able to process new Braille orders with a copyright date older than 5 years
  • An estimated delivery date will be sent to you once your order has been processed
  • APH is not able to produce state editions of textbooks—national versions only
  • Braille Textbooks must be K-12 student textbooks
  • Custom textbook orders cannot be returned or cancelled after pre-production has been started.



Braille Textbook Order Form

  • How many copies are needed?
    Please enter a number from 1 to 30.

  • Purchaser Contact Information

  • Assistant/Teacher Contact Information

  • Textbook Information

  • Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade
  • For copyright dates that have a year only, please select 1 as the month and 1 as the day.

  • Braille Preferences

  • Please note: The default method for APH is interpoint
  • Please note: Double-Spaced Braille has 2 blank lines for every blank line required in a traditional transcription
  • Please note: The consumable method is embossed single-sided and comes 3-hole punched and unbound in a 3-ring binder to allow the student to put answers directly on the page and is meant to be torn out

  • Special Request

  • For all orders, APH may ask you to send us copies of the book if we are not able to obtain them through our usual sources.

    Attach Files

  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png.
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Mail completed order form, Federal Quota Order form/PO, and all copies (front and back cover as well as the front and back of the title page) to:

ATTN: New Custom Textbook Orders
American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.
1839 Frankfort Ave.
Louisville, KY 40206

Or fax your order to 502-899-2219

You may also email your order to Simply scan all documents and attach to your email message.

For more information ordering on-demand books or if you require any assistance please contact us directly: 1-800-223-1839 or email For more specific questions contact:

Braille textbooks:
Large print textbooks:

Thank you for your order!