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Join us for a night of laughs with actor and comedian, Jim Gaffigan, at this year’s A Million Laughs For Literacy Gala on October 15th.
Get your tickets to our virtual gala and help National Braille Press ensure every child’s right to read through braille literacy.

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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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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Holiday Sale & Gift Ideas

It's that time again! Our annual Holiday Sale offers great savings on select print/braille picture books, and incredible braille and tactile gift ideas!
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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.
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Attend An Event

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Relive our First Ever Virtual Gala

Our live virtual A Million Laughs for Literacy Gala on October 15th was a huge success thanks to our supporters! Check here for updates on scheduled replays and clips from the event!
A Million Laughs for Literacy Virtual Gala page

What's New

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New "Our Special" Columnists

The November/December issue of Our Special Magazine features two new columns: "From Kim with Love” by Kim Loftis, and Deborah Kendrick's "Kendrick Insight." Subscribe before December 31st and get 3 extra issues!

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Braille Textbooks

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

Browse our catalog of braille textbooks