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Crestview

Elizabeth (Betsy) Heiserman
520 Garden St.
Crestview, FL 32536
(321) 514-5178
braillescriber@aol.com
Braille code(s): Literary; music Braille produced: Brochures; bulletins; business documents; career/vocational materials; children's books; Christian literature; cookbooks; drama; educational materials; exams; fiction; government documents; hobby books; instructional materials; Islamic literature; Jewish literature; legal documents; local publications; magazines; manuals; music; news; newsletters; pamphlets; poetry; religious materials; restaurant menus Other information: Fee for service; proofreading available.

DeFuniak Springs

Tri-Dots
1014 Bartlett Rd.
DeFuniak Springs, FL 32433
(850) 859-2289
sconiers_f@yahoo.com
Braille code(s): Literary; Nemeth
Braille: Spanish; textbooks
Other information: Fee for service.

Fort Lauderdale

Lighthouse of Broward County, Inc. 650 N. Andrews Ave.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
(954) 463-4217
edupre@LHOB.org
www.lhob.org
Braille code(s): Literary; Nemeth
Braille production method(s): Computer translation software and high-capacity embosser
Braille produced: Brochures; bulletins; business documents; exams; government documents; instructional materials; legal documents; math; pamphlets; religious materials; restaurant menus; tactile drawings; tactile illustrations
Other information: Fee for service; offers braille transcribing classes; short documents only.

Niceville

Bettie Downing
918 Ridgewood Cove N.
Niceville, FL 32578
(850) 897-3383
bnbdowning70@embarqmail.com
Braille code(s): Literary; music
Braille production method(s): Computer translation software and high-capacity embosser
Braille produced: Music
Other information: Fee for the service; offers braille transcribing classes.

Orlando

Braille Association of Mid-Florida, Inc.
PO Box 140908
Orlando, FL 32814-0908
(407) 260-5200
(407) 209-0334 fax
info@bmfl.org
www.bmfl.org
Braille code(s): Literary; Nemeth
Braille production method(s): Computer translation software and high-capacity embosser; mechanical braillewriter
Braille produced:  Children's books; educational materials; math; tactile drawings; tactile graphics; tactile illustrations; textbooks
Other information: Fee for service; offers braille transcribing classes.

Saint Petersburg

Bayshore Transcriptions
3132 Eleventh Ave. N.
Saint Petersburg, FL 33713
(727) 827-5353
bayshoreop@aol.com
Braille code(s): Literary; music
Braille production method(s): Computer translation software and high-capacity embosser
Braille produced: Brochures; business documents; children's books; Christian literature; Czech; drama; educational materials; exams; fiction; French; German; government documents; instructional materials; Italian; Islamic literature; Jewish literature; Latin; manuals; music; newsletters; pamphlets; poetry; Russian; Slovak; Spanish; textbooks Other information: Fee for service; proofreading available; primary focus is music.

Shalimar

Northwest Florida Visionnaires, Inc.
PO Box 398
Shalimar, FL 32579
(850) 682-7750
fjmat@cox.net
Braille code(s): Literary; music
Braille production method(s): Computer translation software and high-capacity embosser
Braille produced: Brochures; bulletins; children's books; Christian literature; educational materials; fiction, local publications; music; religious materials; restaurant menus; Spanish; textbooks
Other information: Offers braille transcribing classes; short documents only.

National Resources

American Printing House for the Blind, Inc.

1839 Frankfort Avenue
P.O. Box 6085
Louisville, Kentucky 40206-0085
Phone: 502-895-2405
Toll-Free Customer Service and Technical Support: 800-223-1839 (U.S. and Canada)
Fax: 502-899-2284
Email: info@aph.org

Braille Works

Phone: 1-800-258-7544
Email: info@brailleworks.com

National Braille Press

88 Saint Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Main Number:617-266-6160
Toll Free Number: 888-965-8965

Other Resources

Braille Association of Mid-Florida, Inc.

1516 EAST COLONIAL DRIVE, suite 210
ORLANDO, FL  32803
(407) 723-8813

Florida Instructional Materials Center for the Visually Impaired (FIMC-VI)

4210 West Bay Villa Ave.
Tampa, FL  33611
(800) 282-9193

Pinellas Braille Group, Inc. c/o Temple Beth-El

400 Pasadena Ave. S.
St. Petersburg, FL  33707
(727) 347-6136

Northwest Florida Visionnaires, Inc.

P.O. Box 398
Shalimar, FL  32579
(850) 862-4495

Temple Sisterhood Braille Group

8727 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL  32217
(904) 733-7078

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