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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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Valentine Cards & Gifts!

Valentine gift ideas for classmates, friends, colleagues, or that someone special — and see our new print/braille valentines for 2020!
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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

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Braille & Brew: The Series

Bring your friends to four different Boston breweries to taste a flight of beer blindfolded, enjoy good company, and learn more about the importance of braille literacy. Next up: January 13th at Lamplighter Brewing Company in Cambridge, MA.
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What's New

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3rd Annual Braille Poetry Contest

This year's theme is "freedom" — freedom to be you, freedom in the world, fighting for freedom — let your creativity run free (pun intended)! Writers of all ages are encouraged to enter their original braille poetry.
Contest rules and how to enter
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Braille Textbooks

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

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