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NFB Publications

Available Online and to Order:

Back issues of the Braille Monitor and Future Reflections as well as copies of Kernel Books may be ordered from the NFB Independence Market, subject to availability.


A magazine of the NFB, published 11 times a year.  Issues are available from January 1978 to the present in Braille and print.  (Replace YY and MM in the item code below with the two-digit year and month desired. Please also specify the preferred format.)
Order Information: Item MYYMM; Braille/Print; No Charge


A magazine for parents and teachers of blind children.  The quarterly publication of the National Organization of Parents of Blind Children, a division of the NFB, is available from October 1981 (Volume 1, Number 1) to the present in print.  (Replace VV and II in the item code below with the two-digit volume and issue desired.  
Order Information: Item FVVII; Print; No Charge


A series of books containing inspirational stories written by blind people about themselves. There is no charge for Kernel Books as long as supplies last. If you wish to order larger numbers of print Kernel Book titles, you may find it helpful to know that individual titles are packaged in cases of fifty.

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  • The Blind Educator
    This newsletter is written by blind educators for educators who are blind. 
  • The Student Slate
    The voice of organized blind students in America can be heard through this newsletter published by the National Association of Blind Students.
  • Voice of the Diabetic
    This quarterly publication of the Diabetes Action Network, a division of the NFB, ceased publication as of Winter 2009.  Many of the issues can still be reviewed online.

If you would like to order any of these items, please contact the Independence Market for availability. You may contact us by email at or by phone at 410-659-9314, extension 2216. For additional information, please refer to our Independence Market Literature Order Procedure.