The National Association to Promote the Use of Braille (NAPUB) is one of the divisions of the National Federation of the Blind.
The Officers of NAPUB are:
President: Nadine Jacobson 5805 Kellogg Avenue Edina, Minnesota 55424-1819 Phone: (952) 927-7694 E-mail: E-mail Nadine Jacobson
First Vice President: Robert S. Jaquiss 230 Peachtree Drive West Monroe, Louisiana 71291-8653 Phone: (318) 396-1853 (Home) E-mail E-mail Robert Jaquiss
Second Vice President: Linda Mentink 1865 42nd Avenue Columbus, NE 68601 Phone: (402) 563-8138 E-mail E-mail Linda Mentink
Secretary: Jennifer Dunnam E-mail E-mail Jennifer Dunnam
Treasurer: Warren Figueiredo 5029 Claycut Road, Apt. 2 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806-7146 Phone: (225) 924-3688 E-mail E-mail Warren Figueiredo
For more information on the National Federation of the Blind, please see the webpage: Home page of the National Federation of the Blind.
NAPUB exists to promote the use of braille. Braille literacy is just as important for the blind as print literacy is for the sighted. A major initiative of NAPUB is the Braille Readers Are Leaders contest (See below for more details.).
Below are some links that we hope you find useful. Please note that this part of this page is under construction. Inclusion in the list below does not constitute and endorsement by the National Association to promote the use of Braille or the National Federation of the Blind.
Art Education for the blind is developing a series of courses to teach art history and appreciation. The courses use a multimedia approach consisting of audio tapes and a braille and print booklet containing tactile drawings. One book, European Modernism 1900-1940 is available from most of the regional libraries in the U. S. For more information contact:
Art Education for the Blind, Inc. 160 Mercer Street New York, NY 10012 Phone: (212) 334-8721 Fax: (212) 334-8714 E-mail E-mail Art Education for the Blind Art Education for the Blind homepage
Braille Through Remote Learning offers an internet based course in braille. Braille Through Remote Learning
Computers to Help People, Inc. is a source of Braille and e-text books on science and math. Computers Helping People home page
Exceptional Teaching Aids Inc. offers a variety of braille related teaching aids for teachers and parents. Exceptional Teaching Aids
GH, LLC. provides Braille translation, tactile graphics and accessible HTML services. Home page for GH, LLC.
Seedlings sells a variety of childrens books that have both print and braille text. Seedlings home page.
Tack-Tiles® Braille Systems are a sophisticated teaching tool for all ages based on LEGO®-type blocks. These Braille blocks provide a unique bridge, a smoother, shorter, more interesting path to Braille literacy. Home page for Tack-Tiles
TACTILE GRAPHICSNAPUB Tactile Graphics Page
If you have questions or comments, please send e-mail. E-mail Robert Jaquiss