CNIB Beyond Print is one of Canada’s oldest and most experienced producers of accessible materials, with over a century of lived experience through CNIB. We are global industry experts in the leading accessible literacy formats and keep the needs of the print disabled community at the forefront of our work. We produce braille, electronic publications and audiobook materials for individuals and organization across Canada.
The best part? We invest our proceeds into CNIB to create innovative programs and powerful advocacy that empower people impacted by blindness to live their dreams and tear down barriers to inclusion.
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 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.
What we’ve heard
“CNIB Beyond Print’s experienced staff guided us through accessibility standards for audiobooks, drafting alt text, creating scripting, and more. CNIB Beyond Print delivers high-quality, accessible audiobooks, and we look forward to working with them for many more years.” – Kieran LeBlanc, Executive Director, BPAA
“Being new to the area of accessible content creation, it was critical that we find a partner we could trust. eBOUND chose CNIB Beyond Print as our partner of choice because of their expertise, knowledge, and years of experience. They are true professionals. Their team is supportive, collaborative, and are creative problem solvers. I would highly recommend partnering with CNIB Beyond Print for your accessible content creation projects!”– Deborah Nelson, CEO, eBOUND Canada