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.
Celebrate thirty years of the Children's Braille Book Club! Watch for special announcements throughout the year.
USBBY Committee for Outstanding Books for Young People with Disabilities has chosen NBP's books, Stir it Up! Recipes and Techniques for Young Blind Cooks and Out of Sight Science Experiments for the International Board on Books for Young People with Disabilities 2015 Exhibition and annotated catalogue. Read more About the IBBY Award.
National Braille Press is proud to announce the leadership of Co-Chairs Tom Sullivan, Chairman and Founder of Lumber Liquidators and Tom Crohan, AVP & Counsel of John Hancock at our fall gala, A Million Laughs for Literacy. Read more about the co-chairs here.
All of us at National Braille Press wish to express our sincere grief at the death of Irma Goldberg of Westbury, New York. Irma lovingly and perceptively crafted the tactile illustrations for such classics as Goodnight Moon to Touch, Humpty Dumpty and Other Touching Rhymes, and many others. Read more about Irma here.
NBP Trustee Frances West, currently head of IBM's Human Ability and Accessibility Center, has been appointed as the company's first-ever chief accessibility officer. West will lead IBM's collaborative efforts with government, business and academic organizations to support inclusive technology policies and standards in her new position. More about Frances West.
We're back from the 2014 national conventions in Orlando and Las Vegas, and we've tallied the best-selling books and products. How many do you have?