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.
NBP is pleased to announce that Reach for the Stars authors - Ada Lopez, Elena Sabbi, and Ed Summers - will be receiving this year's Hands On! Award at the NBP Gala on October 17th. Reach for the Stars is a free, multitouch iBooks Textbook for iPad® designed to inspire students of all abilities to pursue futures in science. NBP has created tactile overlays that correspond with the images in the book.
Our September selection for the Children's Braille Book Club features a tactile illustration of a pipistrelle bat, created by artist Ann Cunningham.
One Amazon reviewer says Bat Loves the Night is "non-fiction at its very best... a fascinating and intriguing book budding scientists will want to study, pore over, and read again and again."
Our Annual Report for FY2014 is now available. Read about NBP's recent accomplishments thanks to our friends and supporters.
Recharge your batteries at the exclusive Canyon Ranch Health Resort in the heart of the Berkshires. This one-of-a-kind experience will be auctioned off at the NBP Gala. Get your tickets here! Must be present to bid.
Win $20,000 for an innovation that will further braille or tactile literacy! Read more about the Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation.