Braille Program

All of the classrooms at the California School for the Blind (CSB) teach Braille. Whether beginning, intermediate or advanced, students are instructed in the Unified English Braille Code, and provided materials in braille formats. Textbooks may be electronic and accessed using a refreshable braille display or a more traditional embossed book with multiple volumes. Nemeth code is taught for math and science.

Annual Braille-Literacy Bee
CSB will host our first ever Braille-Literacy Bee 2024

Braille Challenge
2022 Northern California Regional Virtual Braille Challenge

Awards and Recognitions

Stories for Beginning Braille Readers

Ann and Friends is a series of animal stories designed to help beginning braille readers learn contracted braille. Anne Gelles, recently retired, developed this curriculum over the years at CSB.