A guide for parents on why and how to read books with their young blind child. Free. Also available in Spanish.
BECAUSE PICTURES MATTER
A guide for parents on the importance of tactile pictures for their blind child. Free. Also available in Spanish.
BRAILLE FOR THE SIGHTED
by S. Harrold Collins
A Braille primer for sighted parents, Written by Eileen P. Curran, M.Ed. Published by National Braille Press, 1988
NOTE: This book is included FREE in the READBOOKS! PROGRAM. Simply click on the link below and sign your child up to receive their very own Braille Bookbag -
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children – Braille Storybook Resources:
National Organization of Parents of Blind Children – Braille Literacy:
Several books are located on this site that can be ordered in uncontracted Braille.
(You might be interested in “Q is for Quack” or “One Fine Sunny Day”.)
by Jennifer Dunnam.
To learn more about The Slate Book, go to: http://nfb.org/legacy/fr/fr5/frfa0112.htm
To purchase The Slate Book, go to: http://secure.nfb.org/ecommerce/asp/product.asp?product=709&cat=50&ph=&keywords=&recor=&SearchFor=&PT_ID=
THE WORLD UNDER MY FINGER
Click on the link below or to order this FREE book or send a request to: IndependenceMarket@nfb.org
The World Under My Fingers: Personal Reflections on Braille (pdf file)
The World Under My Fingers: Personal Reflections on Braille (word file)
WEEKLY READER: SPECIAL PRINT/BRAILLE EDITION
American Printing House for the Blind. This is a fun and educational publication. It offers cartoon characters help one learn about the Braille code, Louis Braille, large print, and Talking Books. It is in regular print with samples of Braille. Up to five copies are available free upon request by calling American Printing House at 1-800-223-1839 ext. 704. Or they are sold individually.