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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 how braille remains relevant in the digital age.

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.

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Braille for Business

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Learn how NBP can help with your custom braille needs, including restaurant menus, business cards, manuals, and textbooks. WE provide high quality braille and YOU provide access for all.

2015 President's Awardee Announced

Photo of Mayor Walsh.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh will be receiving NBP's President's Award at the 2015 A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala.

CBBC Offers 6-Month Subscription

The Children's Braille Book Club is now offering a 6 month subscription. It's perfect to give as a gift - and the 6-month timeframe fits nicely into the academic year! Find out more!

Chinese & American Braille Exhibit

Ribbon cutting at the start of the exhibit - Brian and others hold a huge red ceremonial ribbon.

Brian MacDonald traveled to Seattle recently to attend the grand opening of an exhibition at the Washington Talking Book & Braille Library to encourage exchanges between China and the US to better serve people with visual disabilities. Read more about the exhibit.

Brian MacDonald on Tek Talk

This week, NBP President Brian MacDonald appeared on Tek Talk to discuss the b2g (braille to go) refreshable braille display. Listen to Brian on Tek Talk here.

Pete the Cat is Here!

Book cover for Pete the Cat

NBP's latest Great Expectations selection, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes, is a great way to ease back into the school routine with your child. Check out these tactile maze activities that that help you talk about movement and plotting a course with your blind child.

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