National Braille Week

Child reading Braille


National Braille Week aims to raise awareness of the importance of braille and other alternative formats that open up the written world to people with vision impairment.

National Braille Week is organised by the charity Royal Blind and runs in the second week of October, coinciding with World Sight Day

Get involved by organising your own event or activity - browse our website for free resources!

National Braille Week will take place from 7 -13 October 2019.




Pupil speaks into microphone

Press Room

Stories on events happening for National Braille Week.

Man examines historic braille machine

Get Involved in National Braille Week

Hold a school assembly, organise an event or join our social media campaigns!

About Braille

About Braille

Braille is a system of touch reading and writing in which raised dots represent the letters of the alphabet and numbers, as well as music notes and symbols.

Braille printed papers

Braille Resources

Download our free resources - worksheets, powerpoints, games and puzzles.

Email Us.

National Braille Week
Royal Blind

50 Gillespie Crescent


EH10 4JB

Tel : 0131 229 1456



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