The guiding purposes of National Braille Press are to promote the literacy of blind children through braille and to provide access to information that empowers blind people to actively engage in work, family, and community affairs.
This new refreshable braille reader slashes costs by using groundbreaking new magnetic technology to power the 20-cell, 6-dot braille display. Read more about the Braille Me.
Listen as NBP's Brian McDonald and J.J. Meddaugh of the AT Guys talk about the Braille Me and B2G at the ACB Exhibit Hall.
We're five months away from our A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala — so save the date! Wednesday, November 7, 2018, at Fenway Park, with comedian Kathleen Madigan.
More information on the gala, tickets, and sponsorship packages here.
Whether you need a great gift, want to start a child's book collection, or just want to save money, these three print/braille board book sets are for you! We've created a basic starter set, a set of three touch-and-feel books in the That's Not My... series, and a set with three books in uncontracted braille.
It's time to get creative! Submissions for our annual poetry contest open on August 1st, and the theme for this year's contest is nature.
Whether you're a child or an adult braille writer, you're welcome to submit your original poetry. We'll select our favorite poems for each age group for grand prizes — and the first 100 writers to submit a poem will receive a special braille edition of 100 Poems to Lift Your Spirits by Leslie Pockel. Read the official rules for the 2018 National Braille Press Poetry Contest.
Do you know someone who's moving to a new state? A recent graduate? Someone with a curious mind, who likes to explore? Maps make excellent gifts!
NBP is now the home for The Princeton Braillists Collection. Read about the Princeton Braillists' incredible legacy — or jump directly to the complete list of available maps!