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Producing Tactile Graphics

The production methods most commonly used in school settings, by braille transcribers and tactile graphics specialists are highlighted in this section:

In addition to these common production methods, students will encounter tactile graphics in their textbooks and ancillary materials that have been produced by commercial processes such as:

It is important that students have the opportunity to experience graphics in all production methods. Many commercial braille agencies also produce standardized tests, using their unique production methods.