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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

Learn about the characteristics of the universe, its stars, and the technology developed for space exploration with Reach for the Stars: Touch, Look, Listen, Learn, an interactive book featuring with NASA and ESA scientists, graphs and visuals.

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

National Braille Press

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.

Boston Marathon Numbers

Photo of Scott Richardson at recent marathon, holding up medal.

NBP is proud to be a partner in the John Hancock 2015 Non-Profit Marathon Program. Find out how to run in the Boston Marathon to support braille literacy.

iOS 8 Without the Eye

Book cover for IOS 8 Without the Eye

Make the most of what iOS 8 has to offer!

In iOS 8 Without the Eye: The Definitive Guide to iOS 8 from a Blind Person's Perspective, author Jonathan Mosen has spent months delving into iOS 8 as it has taken shape, writing up the advertised new features from an accessibility point of view, and uncovering a whole bunch of other goodies Apple didn't talk about.

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 — all designed to promote active reading experiences for children with visual impairments.

Join Us This Week!

Million Lughs for Literacy logo

NBP's Annual Gala is this Friday, October 17, 2014 at the Boston Westin Waterfront, 6:00pm. Please rsvp to Elizabeth Kent.

Thinking About a Trip to Cancun?

Playa Linda, Cancun

Beat the winter blues with a trip to lovely Playa Linda Beach, Mexico. Attend NBP's Gala and bid on this vacation getaway.

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