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Electronic Formats

We offer some of our books in ASCII/Word or DAISY formats, either on CD or as downloads. These books are listed below.

As well, all of our paper braille books are available in a braille format on CD or as a download, called eBraille. See All Books.

You can instantly download many of our books in eBraille format! See the instructions here.

Anyone Can Play: Accessible Games for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Not long ago, the only games available to a braille reader were a deck of braille cards and a few expensive board games. Gloriously, the iPhone has brought us all manner of portable accessible diversions - from word puzzles to fantasy adventures. And anyone can play, no experience required! A host of blind gamers have put together their favorite accessible iDevice game apps; they tell you how they work and what it takes to win!
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Computers You Can Talk To: Siri, Alexa, Google Now, and Cortana
The book is an overview, giving you an idea what sorts of things you can expect from each assistant. It tells you how to acquire and set up each assistant and, in the case of Amazon's products, the cost.
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Get the Picture! Viewing the World with the iPhone Camera
Judy Dixon applies the knowledge she has gained from months of research on iPhone photography and has put into practice strategies enabling people who are blind to enjoy creating and sharing their own photographs of the world around them.
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Getting Started with Android
We hit pay dirt when JJ Meddaugh and Ana Garza of AT Guys agreed to write a soup-to-nuts Android book. So if you've been thinking about trying Android but have questions about its level of accessibility, Getting Started with Android gives you the skinny. Learn how to use Android with the accessibility feature TalkBack, from first time set-up to basic gestures, modified standard gestures, voice actions, installing and using apps, and much more. If you are new to Android or thinking of going Google, Getting Started with Android fits the bill.
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Getting Started with the iPhone and iOS 10
This new edition of our soup-to-nuts tutorial for beginners contains everything you need to know to get started using the iPhone and the iOS 10 operating system.
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Go Where You Wanna Go: Using GPS on the iPhone
Judy Dixon takes you on an app tour of 17 of the most user-friendly, accessible GPS apps for the iPhone, helping you to choose the right app for different situations.
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How to Learn About Almost Anything: A Guide to Educational iOS Apps for Blind Users
Popular technology writer Anna Dresner takes you on an app tour of over 40 of the best learning apps for all ages, and a range of interests, and knowledge levels. App categories covered include: apps that teach VoiceOver; reading and writing; arithmetic and higher math; science and technology; apps for developing your senses; and general knowledge and current events. Written for the naturally curious lovers of learning.
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iOS 10 Reference Card
Anna Dresner has updated her iOS reference card for 10! Don't miss Anna Dresner’s quick, handy guide to VoiceOver, Bluetooth keyboard, and braille displays - all in one handy booklet! Keep it within reach!
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iOS 10 Without the Eye
iOS 10 is more powerful, more open, and more accessible than iOS has ever been, and, once again, Jonathan Mosen has written an easy-to-read book explaining it all.
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Mac Basics for the Beginning User
A guide specifically for people learning how to use a Mac, regardless of the operating system
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Mac Reference Card
Janet Ingber's handy Mac reference card, including some new additions for El Capitan.
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The Mac Sierra Operating System: A Brief Overview of What's New
Popular technology writer Janet Ingber takes you through a brief overview of what's new in the Mac Sierra operating system.
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Out and About: Our Favorite Travel Apps
Two dozen, tried-and-true travel apps that are, in one way or another, related to moving around - from moving around town to moving around the world.
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Outlook 2010 with Jaws, Window-Eyes, and System Access
Outlook 2010 with JAWS, Window-Eyes, and System Access
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Safe Without Sight
If you're looking for a self-defense program for blind teens and adults, this is it. This self-defense and crime prevention program was developed at both a rehabilitation agency and residential school for the blind.
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Ten Thousand Steps, Cane Not Included
Anna Dresner tells you about some wonderful and accessible resources that can help you get more fit.
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The Abundant Bookshelf: Reading Books on an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch
Author Judith Dixon explores iOS reading apps, focusing the type of user experience: human voice narrators, synthesized voice narrators, or reading refreshable braille. She also offers a quick glimpse at 14 other apps for reading books on an iDevice.
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Twenty-Two Useful Apps for Blind iPhone Users (2nd Edition)
Did you know you can use an iPhone to take your blood pressure, listen to turn-by-turn walking or driving directions, record the budding musician in you, and so much more? If you have, or are thinking about getting, an iPhone, order this booklet!
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Windows 7 and Vista Explained: A Guide for Blind and Partially Sighted Users
Dr. Sarah Morley Wilkins and Steve Griffiths offer this new step-by-step guide on Microsoft Windows 7 and Vista, written specifically for blind users. The fifth book in the "Windows Explained" series from the Royal National Institute for the Blind, this tutorial starts with the basics and guides users through topics such as file management, troubleshooting, and using the Internet. Written from a non-visual perspective, this guide will also benefit adaptive technology trainers and people supporting users with sight loss. By special arrangement with RNIB, NBP is offering the full range of formats (with American braille) to customers in the United States and Canada only.
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Children's Book of the Month!

Dad and the Dinosaur

Cover image of 'Dad and the Dinosaur'

Price: $17.99
Format: Print/Braille

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