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.
We have a few B2Gs available at a huge discount — as low as $1000! Or buy a full functioning B2G and save $200 in value! Read more about the B2G sale here.
This new refreshable braille reader slashes costs by using groundbreaking new magnetic technology to power the 20-cell, 6-dot braille display. Read more about the Braille Me.
Reader’s Digest Partners for Sight Foundation accepts the 2018 HandsOn Award at NBP's A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala.
We're excited to announce the winners of our 2nd annual Braille Poetry Contest! Read the winning poems here.
Experience dining like never before....in the Dark! Join us at Hampshire House for our Tasting with a Twist Fundraiser to benefit National Braille Press on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 6PM. Read more about the event, and purchase your tickets here.
Grumpy Monkey is the eighth book in our Great Expectations series! Jim Panzee's grumpy mood inspired us to create loads of free activities, especially made for blind kids! We've collected ideas for dealing with a bad mood, tips from a blind school counselor, animal games and jokes, and and much more!
Celebrate Black History Month with two new print/braille picture books. Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race is the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space (based on the Academy Award-nominated movie). And Ezra Jack Keats's 1963 book The Snowy Day is not only a classic — it's also a trailblazer, "the very first full-color picture book to feature a small black hero." (Horn Book)
The American Action Fund (AAF) for Blind Children and Adults has partnered with National Braille Press to produce and ship free braille copies of the best-selling 12-book series Here's Hank, written by Henry Winkler, award-winning actor, director, comedian, and author and Lin Oliver, writer and film producer.
"Lin Oliver and I are bursting with pride that Here's Hank was chosen to be in braille," said Henry Winkler. "Comedy requires only a sense of humor, not sight." Read the full Here's Hank press release.