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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.


The B2G

the B2G
Order now and receive a beautiful leather case from Executive Products!
Offer Good Until January 31.



Video Highlights

Watch NBP on Boston's FOX 25! NBP staffers Jackie Sheridan and Carey Scouler appear in this segment National Geographic for Kids in braille and the Great Expectations program!


Get inspired!

Watch Haben Girma's keynote speech and Q & A at October's A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala! More highlights on our YouTube channel. Listen to entire event on ACB radio.



NBP NEEDS YOUR EXPERIENCE!
If you're a braille transcriber proficient in UEB, contact Jackie Sheridan for more information.



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.

Bringing Picture Books to Life for Blind Kids




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"Braille Around the World"
Photo Contest

Partial picture of NBP'S Tactile Caliper being used to take a braille measurement of the eye of the Boston Common bronze frog statue

Do you read braille in a boat?
Would you read braille with a goat?
Do you read braille in the rain on a train?
Do you read braille here and there?
Because we read braille anywhere!

Share a photo with us of when, where, or how you read braille and be entered to win great prizes from NBP!

Visit our Facebook Page to enter. Contest ends March 31st!


New: Print/Braille Valentines!

the 2017 valentines - follow the link for a full description

The colorful new print/braille valentines for 2017 are in! Check out this year's design, and be sure to get your Valentine's Day shopping done early with our Valentine Gifts list!

Related: Read Deborah Kent's Six Tips for Explaining Colors to a Blind Child.


Make Your Mark with Braille

print/braille conference program book

Set the standard and make your business cards and conference materials accessible to all attendees. NBP leads the industry in producing high quality braille and large print material; our Braille Services are second to none. Let us help you get started, email Nicole at nnoble@nbp.org, or call 617-425-2433.

26.2 Miles for Braille Literacy!

marissa sullivan gives thumbs up in front of boston skyline

Meet NBP's 2017 Boston Marathon Team: Marissa Sullivan and Ilana Meyer! Support our #BeBoston runners, and donate to braille literacy!

Celebrating Louis


book cover of Six Dots.

Ways to honor & celebrate Louis Braille's 208th birthday:

  • Become a Literacy Champion & support braille every day! Make a monthly donation of $5 or more to NBP.
  • Share the story of Louis's genius with C. Michael Mellor's incredible biography,Louis Braille: A Touch of Genius.
  • Inspire young readers with the new picture book biography of Louis Braille by Jen Bryant: Six Dots: A Story of Young Louis Braille.


    Two New Technology Books

    book cover of abundant bookshelf.

    This month, NBP offers two exciting new books on technology: Judith Dixon's The Abundant Bookshelf: Reading Books on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch, and Anna Dresner's Computers You Can Talk To: Siri, Alexa, Google Now, and Cortana. Check them out!

    book cover of computers you can talk to.


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