Get the new school year off to a great start with these free braille books from National Braille Press!
ReadBooks! is a national children’s braille literacy program encouraging families with blind children to read print/braille books together.
National Braille Press is distributing attractive braille book bags to families with blind and visually impaired children, ages birth to seven, across the U.S. and Canada. The distribution process is a collaborative effort with educators and early intervention professionals.
Note: Limited to one braille book bag per blind child.
To foster a love of books and reading at an early age;
To support families of preschool blind children and help them spread the word that braille is an effective method of reading and writing;
To introduce visually impaired children to a means of independent reading;
To help parents learn “just enough” braille to assist their child as they grow;
To give parents the knowledge and language they need to advocate for braille instruction when their blind child enters school;
To promote an early expectation of personal achievement through literacy.
Braille Bags Contain:
Braille Book Bags
An age-appropriate print/braille book for three age groups: birth-3, 4-5, and 6-7 in English or Spanish;