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Braille

Braille is a tactile reading and writing system which allows those with a vision impairment to access printed documents. More than 2 million people in the UK have sight loss which impacts on their day-to-day life, making it more important than ever to provide accessible materials.

Connect Design’s experienced staff provide transcription services ranging from single pages, publications and reports to large books. We handle on-demand, made-to-order products, as well as high volumes of transcription orders with accuracy, consistency, and a quick turnaround. Our team is constantly seeking to develop expertise and improve practice according to the latest industry standards.

We are also able to proofread braille literary documents ranging from simple excerpts of texts, to A-Level foreign language papers (including, but not limited to, French, Spanish and Latin).

Get in touch to find out more about how we can provide these services for your organisation.

Flexibility

We accept documents for braille transcription in electronic or hard copy format and offer a number of binding options for the finished product.

We are equipped with state-of-the-art software and equipment for braille production, including industrial embossers, specialised translation software, and both thermoform and Zychem machines for the production of tactile diagrams.

Quality Control

We have rigorous quality control procedures in place to ensure that work carried out is of the highest possible standard at all times.

Our dedicated team of proofreaders and transcribers perform thorough quality control checks across all stages of the design process, ensuring that our high standards are maintained in all the documents we produce.

Security

In order to ensure that sensitive information is protected, all transcription work takes place and is stored in a secure environment.

All of our staff follow strict security procedures and are bound by confidentiality agreements.

In addition, we have achieved ISO 27001 certification for information security.

Schools & Study

Braille provides the possibility for inclusive education. We are able to create products for the education market, such as revision guides, worksheets and teaching resources across the full spectrum of curriculum subjects up to degree level.

Our technical ability extends from simple numeric problems, to the complex material covered by A-Level ICT, Physics, Mechanics, and beyond.

We pride ourselves on our knowledge of creating accessible forms of assessment, without compromising the skills being examined.

Transcription From Braille To Print

We are also able to transcribe braille documents into print copies. This is especially useful in enabling those who do not read braille to access braille documents, such as homework and assessment materials.

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