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.
In this short video, Sile O’Modhrain and her team from the University of Michigan talk about the pneumatic approach in creating a full-page braille display.
This week, Boston.com ran a remarkable piece about National Braille Press. The story includes video, photos, and text describing NBP's work, and features profiles of several NBP employees like Joseph Quintanilla and Amber Pearcy. Spend some time "Meet[ing] the people bringing the written word to those who can’t see."
Read our Spring 2015 Newsletter featuring stories on our new program, Great Expectations, the Touch of Genius Winners, the innovative iBook, Reach for the Stars and more! Download in either electronic braille format or as a PDF.
On Wednesday, July 22nd, National Braille Press employees assembled on Boston Common to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. See the larger photo here.
Our best-sellers from the ACB and NFB national conventions in early July were all about crayons and tacos, Apples and a MasterChef. See the top twelve best-sellers here - which ones have you missed?