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Our Mission

NBP 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.

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Book-of-the-Month: Sit-In!

The February print/braille book-of-the-month is Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down, by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney.
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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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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

A blue dragon with a mouth full of teeth poised to take a bite out of the words: a million laughs for literacy."

Tasting with a Twist

Tasting with a Twist is back for a 4th year! Use aroma, texture and taste to explore the evening's menu without sight — a unique and unforgettable sensory dining experience.
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What's New

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Our 2020 Boston Marathon runners

Thanks to the John Hancock Marathon Non-Profit Program, two dedicated volunteers are going to run 26.2 miles for braille literacy on April 20th.
Get to know the Team NBP Runners
Make a difference (volunteer!)

Volunteer!

Help put 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 textbooks