About A2i Transcription Services
A2i helps you reach a wider audience by making your information accessible to people who are blind, visually-impaired or cannot read printed or on-screen text.
We provide “Access 2 information”. We transcribe text to alternative accessible formats, so everyone can have equal access to information. We produce information in Braille, Audio, Large Print and Easy Read.
We also work with e-Text which is all about making electronic text fully accessible.
Our aims are to
- Make information accessible for people with visual impairments
- Help businesses meet their legal requirement
- Provide a fast turnaround
- Offer a friendly and professional service.
How A2i started
Susie Fisher started the company in 1999 from a bedroom! Now a thriving small business with a dedicated team, Susie tells us A2i’s story.
You can read the full story here...
“I founded A2i back in 1999 when I worked in a university’s disability department and discovered it was impossible to get accessible formats transcribed for our visually impaired students in under two months.
I felt this was a huge equality problem, but one I could do something about – so I set up A2i. With the help of my team, A2i is now a leading alternative formats provider in the UK, and offers a speedy and reliable transcription service for a whole range of companies, individuals and organisations who want to be able to reach their blind, visually impaired and print-disabled audiences…”.
Making information accessible for all
Our passion is to enable disabled people to access information as easily anyone else. And we do this within an ethical and honest place of employment. We aim to create a positive working environment, with a culture of respect, teamwork and balance. Working together with diligence improves job satisfaction and productivity, and enables us to make a difference to our customers.