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We're pleased to announce that all departments of National Braille Press are back to working at full capacity!
We continue to offer free downloads on selected books.
Thank you for your patience and understanding through this difficult time!

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.

Shop Our Bookstore

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This Summer's Bestseller

In When Your Ears Can't Help You See, Deborah Kendrick explores techniques and technologies that work with limited hearing.
And check out our free downloads, through August 31st!
Browse New Books

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 in Crisis

For blind people braille is the path to becoming literate yet an astonishing, 90% of blind children are not learning braille in school.
Ways you can help

Braille Technology

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The Braille Me

This refreshable braille reader created by Innovision uses a groundbreaking new technology to power the braille display — allowing us to slash costs.
Read more about the Braille Me

Attend An Event

Photo: Erin Connors runs with NBP's Joe Quintanilla

Virtual Boston Marathon

This September, cheer on Erin Connors and Frank Luby as they run the Virtual Boston Marathon — for braille literacy!
Photo: Erin Connors runs with NBP's Joe Quintanilla.
Support the NBP Boston Marathon Team

What's New

Annual Gala Plans Announced!

Annual Gala Plans Announced!

Mark your calendars for October 15th as our annual Gala — A Million Laughs for Literacy — goes VIRTUAL!

Learn more about the Gala and purchase tickets
Make a difference (volunteer!)

Volunteer!

Help put braille books in the hands of blind children.

Make a difference
Browse our catalog of textbooks

Braille Textbooks

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

Browse our catalog of braille textbooks