OBVI: Braille Transcribers
If you have a question that isn't answered below, please email the Office for the Blind and Visually Impaired (OBVI).
Most states have private agencies or government agencies that offer Braille transcribing services. A good place to start is with the National Library Service.
National Library Service
Library of Congress, Washington, DC 20542
Toll Free: 800-424-8567
- The Library of Congress has compiled a directory, available in large print and Braille formats, which gives the names of volunteer groups and individuals who transcribe and record books and other reading materials for blind readers.
- The listing is alphabetical by state and is called Volunteers Who Produce Books. Send for your free copy from the Library of Congress.
Braille Resources in Wisconsin:
Audio & Braille Literacy Enhancement (ABLE)
Central Library Building
803 West Wells St.
Milwaukee, WI 53233-1436
Braille Ready, Inc.
6913 Colony Drive
Madison, WI 53717
Braille Library & Transcribing Services, Inc.
517 N. Segoe Road, Room #200-B
Madison, WI 53705
(10 a.m.—1 p.m. Tues.—Fri. only)
Wisconsin Department of Corrections - Oshkosh (OSCI)
Phone: 920-231-4010 x2208
(documents, manuals, business cards, textbooks)