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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.

Shop Our Bookstore

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Valentine Cards & Gifts!

Cards, jewelry, magnets with a message — and, of course, books! We have Valentine gift ideas for classmates, friends, colleagues, or anyone special.

See our Valentine Cards & Gift Ideas

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

Braille Technology

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Touch of Genius Prize

Applications are being accepted for the 2022 Touch of Genius Prize for Innovation. You can win up to $10,000! Application deadline: January 14, 2022.
Read more about the Prize

Attend An Event

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A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala

Thank you to everyone who joined us in person and virtually for a fun and inspiring night! Hannah Gevers, above, shared her original poem, "Why We Need Braille."
Read Hannah's poem

What's New

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Faces of Braille: Paul Parravano

The Faces of Braille portrait project tells the stories of 10 braille readers, from ages 4 to 94, who use braille at home, work, and everywhere in between.

Meet this week's Face of Braille
Make a difference (volunteer!)

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