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  • Get your children’s school wearing dots!

    We need your help Would you like your child to learn more about visual impairment at school whilst also raising money to support the 100 people in the UK that every day start to lose their sight? Then we need your help! Download today Here is a letter template...

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  • Puffin Books partners with RNIB

    Bringing “The Book With No Pictures” to blind and partially sighted readers On Friday 27th March, Puffin Books announced a partnership with RNIB to produce braille and giant print versions of B.J. Novak’s, “The Book With No Pictures”. A children’s book with no pictures? The most talked about (non)picture...

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  • International braille competition winner

    Wiltshire teenager wins for essay about dots! We are super proud to announce that a blind teenager from Amesbury in Wiltshire has won $1000 in the global Onkyo World Braille Essay Contest 2014. The major prize has been scooped by 13-year-old Brandon Hulcoop after his essay about the importance of these...

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  • Man Booker authors support Wear dots…raise lots

    Make the world a better place Books are the great democratic art form, they are available everywhere…the more books available to the more people the better the world is because novels are great human inventions. It is one of the great traditions we have of understanding ourselves spiritually, intellectually,...

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  • RNIB Read’s Carnegie Medal nominee

    We are thrilled to see that Wear dots…raise lots supporter Marcus Sedgwick and his book “She is Not Invisible” (from Orion/Indigo), one of our Reading Group Reads, has been nominated for a CILIP Carnegie Medal today. Reading Group Reads If you would like to receive exclusive discussion points from Marcus written...

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  • Man Booker 2014

    As another hotly contested Man Booker Prize is won, Wear dots…raise lots is delighted to announce that once again all the shortlisted novels will be produced in braille, giant print and Talking Books this October. Thanks to the incredible support of The Booker Prize Foundation, both by including accessibility in the...

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  • Arlene Phillips shows her support

    The lovely Arlene Phillips has written to editors of all newspapers in the UK asking for support for #weardots. Check out why she believes it is so important that everyone has access to books. Dear Editor Can you imagine what life would be like if you couldn’t get lost...

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  • The countdown to Wear dots…raise lots is over!

    Wear dots…raise lots Today we’re thrilled to have Countdown star, Rachel Riley, launching this October’s campaign! To celebrate the revolutionary braille system, RNIB is calling on people across the UK to wear dots…raise lots this October to support the charity’s work making more books accessible for blind and partially...

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  • New Poirot book available for all on the same day!

    Today is a good day for book lovers as the first Poirot novel in four decades is available for blind readers at the same time as sighted readers. RNIB joins with HarperCollins Blind and partially sighted readers can enjoy the triumphant return of Poirot this week thanks to an...

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  • New world record for Bear Hunt!

    Largest Reading Lesson Ever! This morning 1,438 children broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for the Largest Reading Lesson, celebrating 25 years of the classic picture book We’re Going On A Bear Hunt at Charter Hall in Colchester, Essex UK! Read for RNIB and Walker Books hosted the largest reading...

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