Agency Detailed Information
Name: American Printing House for the Blind
Address: 1839 Frankfort Ave
City: Louisville State: KY Zip: 40206
Web Site:
Telephone: Local: (502) 895-2405
Toll Free: (800) 223-1839
Fax: (502) 899-2274
Service Areas
-All Counties
 Services Provided to
People of all ages with vision impairments.
 Detailed Services Description
Consultation/Technical Assistance: Advisory Services Division available to provide informational, consultative & administrative services in support of Federal Quota System under which materials in alternate formats for blind are purchased. Provides referral services and technical support for instructional and technological questions. Education: Administers Federal Quota accounts designated for the purchase of educational materials under the federal Act to promote the Education of the Blind. Literacy Programs: Provides various products used in the teaching and learning of Braille. The Braille Connection is a special American Printing House for the Blind program supporting the new Braille user with teacher & mentor materials. Media Production: Produces materials on demand in alternate formats (Braille, cassette/tape, large print).

Types of content: Educational textbooks, music, software, & other materials for blind or visually impaired students of less than college level. General interest magazines for children and adults. Custom media including menus, maps, signage, books, magazines, and other. Computer disk, tactile graphics. Professional Training: Personnel available to conduct training sessions, presentations & workshops in availability, teaching methodology & prescriptive use of specially designed materials. Types of Products Sold: Various materials in alternative formats, low vision items, writing tools, gifts. Products for sale on site & online.