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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.

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Learn the top ten tips for reading storybooks to blind children so they don't miss out on key information often conveyed in pictures.

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.

Gala Raises Money for Children's Books

Photo of Hilary Kleck and student on stage at the gala, Hilary smiling and girl clapping happily.

Nearly $400,000 was raised at NBP's annual A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala. Thank you to all our supporters! View pictures from the event.

iOS 8 Without the Eye

Book cover for IOS 8 Without the Eye

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.

Dragons & Tacos & Salsa

Book cover for Dragons Love Tacos

Our first Great Expectations featured title is New York Times best seller Dragons Love Tacos, by Adam Rubin. Get the book and find out why kids find the combination of dragons, tacos, and spicy salsa so incredibly funny!

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