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Sometimes it is useful to produce printed materials with Braille or Sign Language Fonts. This page serves as a resource of free fonts. A good source for ASL (Mac and Windows) fonts is University of Oregon Yamada Language Center Sign font page  or Luc Devroye Sign language font page . A good source for Braille (Mac and Windows) fonts is Luc Devroye braille font page .

Windows Fonts

Note: all font files are self-extracting zip files. After downloading, execute (double-click) the file, then copy the font file into your font directory. 

APHont - embodies characteristics that have been shown to enhance reading speed, comprehension, and comfort for large print users.

Braille Fonts

Moon Type Font

Sign Language Fonts

Macintosh Fonts

OS X (10.5+) has the following braille fonts permanently installed in /System/Library/Fonts

  • Apple Braille Outline 6 Dot.ttf
  • Apple Braille Outline 8 Dot.ttf
  • Apple Braille Pinpoint 6 Dot.ttf
  • Apple Braille Pinpoint 8 Dot.ttf

Unicode Braille Fonts

Braille Fonts only for Macs pre-OS X

Sign Language Fonts only for Macs pre-OS X