Katie Robinson

 

Katie Robinson, A.S. is a certified literary Braille transcriber. Robinson received her degree in computer networking systems from DeVry University, in Columbus Ohio. She is a National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS), Library of Congress Certified Braille Transcriber. Robinson supports the National Instructional Materials Accessibility Standard (NIMAS) legislation in the areas of assistive technology (AT) and accessible Educational Materials (AEM). She is a certified in both English Braille American Edition (EBAE) and Unified English Braille (UEB) literary braille production. Katie prepares NIMAS file sets for conversion into the multiple formats of braille, large print, audio, and digital text for students with print disabilities. She provides technical assistance to parents and school district personnel in the the preparation of AEM. Katie also creates braille and large print materials in support of the Braille Excellence for Students and Teachers (BEST) project. Finally, Katie tests mobile applications, websites, and forms for both braille display and screen reader compatibility, accessibility, and usability.