RESOURCE LIST OF BRAILLE BOOKS FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
It is often very difficult to purchase books for a child who may not be a print reader.
ORGANIZATIONS THAT PROVIDE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN TO OWN
Braille Book Store
2190 Dolphin Crescent
V2T 3T1 Canada
Braille Institute Press
741 North Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90029
A free Christmas publication for grades 3 - 6
National Braille Press
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115
Each title is offered only once!
Extensive catalog available for young children with print/Braille/picture books, and print/Braille books.
ORGANIZATIONS THAT LEND BOOKS TO CHILDREN
Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown, MA 02172
Kenneth Jernigan Library for Blind Children (Free Loan of Books)
A Division of American Action Fund for Blind Children and Adults
18440 Oxnard Street
Tarzana, CA 91356
Library of Congress (Free recorded materials with player)
National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
1291 Taylor Street, NW
Washington, DC 20542
Volunteer Braille Services (Loan of books, fee involved)
3730 Toledo Avenue, North
Robbinsdale, MN 55422
Directory of Visually Impaired Services
Primarily for Michigan residents, but helpful information for residents of other states. Charge is $5.00, copies may soon be available for other states.
The Visually Impaired Information Center, Inc.
P.O. Box 51207
Livonia, MI 48151-5207
An online source for software, print, and braille materials for learning and using braille, especially braille music.
NATIONAL BRAILLE PRESS
Book bags are available for all U.S. children, birth to seven years of age. For further information either contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (888) 965-8965, ext. 34, or visit www.nbp.org/ic/nbp/readbooks/index.html