CNIB BEYOND PRINT
We are global industry experts in accessible formats, producing braille, electronic publications and audiobook materials for individuals and organizations across Canada.
What We Do
With over a century of lived experience through CNIB, we are Canada’s braille experts and the only certifying body in the country. We help organizations transcribe all printed documents into braille and offer a variety of braille courses.
We produce audiobook materials for organizations and publishers across Canada interested in reaching a wider audience. Our audio materials are recorded in state-of-the-art recording studios and can be created in both official languages.
EPUB files ensure that all readers can inclusively access materials.
CNIB Beyond Print helps organizations produce Benetech Global
Certified Accessible EPUB 3 publications that conform to the latest
version of the standard.
Accessibility Consulting for Publishers
In addition to production services, CNIB Beyond Print provides support as an advisor to publishers and organizations interested in incorporating accessibility best practices into their operations.
News Releases & Blog
- Meet Deborah Kipp: The Volunteer Who Brings Stories to LifeCNIB Beyond Print presents the “Volunteer Spotlight,” where we introduce you to Deborah Kipp, a dedicated long-term volunteer who’s transformed her passion for storytelling into an art form.
- 14 Must-Know Audiobooks: Our Staff PicksThese audiobooks are not only entertainment for your morning commute or for unwinding after a long day, but also showcase the power of accessible literature.
CNIB Beyond Print works with commercial enterprises, independent publishers, federally regulated and goverment organizations and educational bodies to address print equity & inclusion on a national scale. Our partners are accessibility innovators who have an on-going commitment to improving access for all Canadians with print disabilities.