Special Collection

What is Special Collection?

The Special Collection program is designed to promote braille literacy and foster a love of reading by providing blind and visually impaired children with FREE braille storybook kits.

Who is eligible for the Special Collection?

Any visually impaired child living in the United States or Canada is eligible to receive books from the Special Collection. Parents, educators, and paraprofessionals are encouraged to subscribe to our Special Collection program.

How many braille storybook kits can be ordered?

You may order two storybook kits per cycle.

Is there a charge for the storybook kits?

The storybook kits are free of charge for all Special Collection subscribers; available while inventory lasts.

How many times will I receive a catalog?

The Special Collection catalog is sent out once a year and includes Fall-Winter and Spring-Summer cycles.

What will I receive?

A book called Brush, Brush, BrushYou will receive multi-sensory storybook kits which include a picture book with uncontracted braille overlays and manipulative that represent the characters or concepts of the story.

Contact Us

For more information: Call 1-800-BRAILLE (272-4553) and ask for Braille Publishing, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (PST), or email us: specialcollection@brailleinstitute.org.