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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.


Video Highlights

Giving Tuesday 2014
What is Giving Tuesday? And how can you help give the gift of literacy go blind children and adults? Find out by watching this video.



Logo for CBBC 30th anniversary, shows a number 30 coming out of an open book


Great Expectations!


Great Expectations logo is a drawing of a blind girl and a dog on top of a big braille book. The tagline is, Bringing picture books to life for blind kids.

Great Expectations brings popular picture books to life using a multi-sensory approach — songs, tactile play, picture descriptions, body movement, engaged listening, and more.


Storytime Fun!

Braille reader and NBP proofreader, Chris Devin, read several print/braille children's books at the "Make Way for Ducklings" store in Boston in honor of the 30th Anniversary of NBP's Children's Braille Book Club.

Chris Devin reads to a bunch of kids in the store.


Out & About

Judy Dixon and Doug Wakefield have done it again!

In Out and About: Our Favorite Travel Apps, Judy and Doug present two dozen tried-and-true travel apps that are, in one way or another, related to moving around - from moving around town to moving around the world. There are even apps for the armchair traveler! With these apps, even the most timid traveler can grab an iPhone and head out with confidence. Order Out & About!


Touch of Genius Application Available

Win $20,000 for an innovation that will further braille or tactile literacy! Read more about the Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation.

We Are Thankful for Your Support!


Five NBP employees hold cards with print and simbraille, spelling our THANKS, with NBP President Brian MacDonald standing in back.

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New! Print/Braille Holiday Cards


The front of the holiday card, shows the word joy in print and braille.

Our inaugural holiday cards - where print and braille stand side by side as equals - convey a powerful message. Spread some joy this season and wish special colleagues and friends a very happy new year. Read a detailed description of the cards.


A festive snowman.

And don't forget to download our Holiday Gift Guide, in either PDF format or BRF format.



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