Braille Authority of North America
The mission of the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) is to assure literacy for tactile readers through standardization of braille and/or tactile graphics. BANA’s purpose is to promote and to facilitate the use, teaching and production of braille. It publishes rules, interprets and renders opinions pertaining to braille in all existing and future codes. It deals with codes now in existence or to be developed in the future, in collaboration with other countries using English braille. In exercising its function and authority, BANA considers the effects of its decisions on other existing braille codes and formats; the ease of production by various methods; and acceptability to readers.
Braille and Literacy, Holiday Crafts and Ideas
Turn sight word practice into a game with this Valentine’s Sight Word Game. This Valentine’s Day activity is both inexpensive and easy to create!
Braille and Literacy, Education
Learning consonant-vowel-consonant words is easy and fun with this CVC Word Snowball Toss activity. Grab some artificial snowballs and let the games begin!
Braille and Literacy
Xavier Society distributes religious, spiritual, and inspirational reading materials in braille and audio to blind and visually impaired individuals worldwide.