1. New Programmed Instruction in Braille, 2nd Edition by Ashcroft, Henderson, Sanford and Koenig. Also the NPIB Companion Reader in embossed braille, to practice reading along with the NPIB program. Used often in university programs.
  2. Braille Codes and Calculations by Pesavento. Used often in university programs.
  3. The Braille Tutor by Kapperman, et al. Computer assisted instruction and refresher course designed for sighted people who have access to a computer, and wish to learn braille.
  4. Braille Through Remote Learning on-line braille course (through Fall 1999).
  5. English Braille, American Edition, 1994. The official BANA rules for braille. Available in print and braille.
  6. Literary Braille Refresher Course. Designed for people who have learned braille already. Available in print and braille.
  7. Braille Formats: Principles of Print to Braille Transcription (as well as other code books). Available in print and braille.
  8. Braille transcribers' course

Other important resources:

The Hadley School for the Blind offers free correspondence courses in braille for adults who are blind, and for family members of those individuals.

Hadley School for the Blind
700 Elm Street
Winnetka, IL 60093-0299

Telephone: 800-323-4238

Just Enough to Know Better, Designed for sighted parents, this book is included in the parent course from Hadley.

National Braille Press
88 St. Stephen Street
Boston, MA 02115

Telephone: 800-548-7323