Braille and Talking Book Library at Perkins School for the Blind
Located in Watertown, MA the Braille and Talking
Book Library provides free-loan of braille and print/braille books to people who
have registered with the program.
National Braille Press - Braille Books and Print/Braille Books
National Braille Press, one of the world's
leading producers of Braille, is a nonprofit Braille printing and publishing
house established in 1927. Computerized production transforms printed
materials quickly and economically. Customers include airlines,
restaurants, hotels, museums, school systems, computer companies, the Library of
Congress, the Department of Justice, plus a wide range of small businesses.
Braille Bug (American Foundation for the Blind)
The American Foundation for the Blind (AFB)
Braille BUG features a kids' center that teaches sighted children grades 3
through 6 about braille. The Braille Bug, an animated ladybug with six
dots of the Braille cell on her back, greets children, both sighted and visually
impaired, to the new interactive channel on the AFB's Web site. She also
helps them understand the "code"of Braille.
- Braille Translation Software
Duxbury Systems is a worldwide leader in the
production of braille translation software. This site provides information
on braille resources and blindness.
Hot Braille - Web based Communication Tools for the Visually Impaired
HotBraille.com is the leading provider of
web-based communication tools for the visually impaired, their friends and
family. Here you can send Braille letters, learn the Braille alphabet,
meet new people, and connect with over 18,000 other HotBraille members.
Blindness Resource Center
The New York Institute for Special Education (NYISE)
is a private, nonprofit, nonsectarian educational facility which provides
quality programs for children who are blind or visually disabled,
emotionally and learning disabled and preschoolers who are developmentally
MEMCO (Merrimack Engraving & Marking Co.,
Methuen, MA) manufactures a number of products with grade 2 braille to assist
the vision impaired population. Whether you need raised lettered and
braille signs to comply with the ADA or braille controls for your appliances,
they can manufacture to your specifications.