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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

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.

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.

Read about NBP's new literacy program for blind kids.



Support National Braille Press by shopping at smile.amazon.com. When you start at this link, amazon donates to NBP!


Boston.com Meets NBP!

Image from the Boston.com story shows two proofreaders at NBP.

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."


Hot Off the Press!

front page of Spring 2015 Newsletter

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.




NBP at ADA Day

Photo of NBP employees holding NBP banner on Boston Common

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.

Best-Sellers from the Conventions

Photo of Joanne Sullivan at the NBP convention table with a customer.

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?


Stream It!

Book cover for Stream It

AppleTV supports VoiceOver!




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