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Our Mission

National Braille Press empowers the blind and visually impaired with programs, materials, and technology supporting braille literacy and learning through touch.

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Discover Braille

Braille transcription is an art! Only a certified braille transcriber can create perfect braille. Want to know more? Find out how to become a braille transcriber.

In the Bookstore

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Hot Off the Braille Press

Poems for when you really need them, featuring poems from Maya Angelou, Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes, and many, many more.
Shop the braille bookstore

Braille for Business

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Braille Business Solutions

Make a lasting impression with customized business cards and other collateral material with braille.
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Support Us

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Braille Literacy is Literacy!

Comcast has started airing a new ad highlighting our mission to promote braille literacy in the blind and low vision community.
Watch the new ad here


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Braille Poetry Circle

Celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing a poem on this year's theme: Connection. Join one of two virtual poetry circles on Tuesday, April 23rd.
Sign up for a Poetry Circle

Braille Technology

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Braille Innovation

Learn about what's happening in the braille technology field at our Center for Braille Innovation.
Visit the Center for Braille Innovation

What's New

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The Braille Word Builder Game!

Practice your braille by finding as many words as possible in these 5x5 grids of letters in a set amount of time.
Check out the new braille game
Make a difference (volunteer!)


Help put braille books in the hands of blind children.

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Braille Textbooks

No student wants to be left behind, check out our textbooks.

Browse our catalog of braille textbooks