Magazines by National Braille Press

Announcement of braille magazines from National Braille Press

By Robin Sitten

National Braille Press (NBP) of Boston, MA publishes original articles in braille in its magazine Our Special (often referred to by its initials, OS). OS is unique in presenting news and information by, for, and about women who are blind or visually impaired. Useful tips, recipe and craft ideas, parenting experiences, and personal essays are the foundation on which OS is built. Download a sample issue from the link below, or subscribe online.

Also available through NBP is the Syndicated Columnist Weekly, presenting the week’s editorials and think pieces from the nation’s leading newspapers. If you enjoy braille for enhancing your news reading, SCW is a great place to start. It is also a tool for bringing current events discussion to your classroom, with fresh vocabulary, place names, and news figures.

Consider donating a subscription to a school program in your area.