Braille Reading and Writing System

The Braille Alphabet, Converter and Information

Web-based tool converts words, sentences, and paragraphs into the braille alphabet.

The Braille Challenge

Academic competition intended to motivate blind students to emphasize their study of braille. Collaborates with local agencies and teachers to encourage participation.

Educational resource for the visually-impaired, their families, and educators. Highlights the importance of braille literacy and offers strategies for using braille in everyday life.

BRL: Braille through Remote Learning

Distance learning Braille program for teachers, parents, social workers, and braille transcribers consisting of three integrated courses.

Noncommercial site dedicated to developing new ideas for learning and presenting braille. Emphasizes the need for a free and open source braille software.

Free 6-dot Braille & 8-dot Braille Font

Information about the different Braille codes and formats for letters and alphabets.

Hebrew Visions

Site dedicated to helping blind or hard of seeing individuals gain access to digital texts in Hebrew Braille.

International Council on English Braille (ICEB)

Presents council updates, rulebook, statement of purpose, general assembly resolutions, and project details.

National Braille Week

Presents an introduction to the braille reading and writing system, videos, news, and contact information.

NFB ShareBraille

Site created by the National Federation of the Blind to facilitate the exchange of braille books via a community-run library. Presents a catalog of books arranged by author and category.

Omniglot: Braille

Provides comprehensive information about the braille system including images of corresponding braille dot patterns for letters, punctuations, numerals, and special signs.

Royal Blind Scottish Braille Press

Provider of braille, large print, audio, and other alternative formats suited for the blind and hard of seeing.

Volunteer Braille Services

Trains and supports volunteer braille transcribers to improve their accuracy and effectiveness.

Washington Talking Book & Braille Library

Free public library service offering informational and recreational reading materials for low vision and blind individuals who are unable to access standard print formats.

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