Members of Braille Literacy Canada use their voices and their expertise to advance access to literacy for blind children and adults across Canada. As a member, you will learn about the issues both domestically and internationally, engage in supporting meaningful change, take action and use your voice to help determine our direction.

Being a member gives you a voice in our work, and access to tools to help you advocate for access to braille.

Membership in BLC is open to:

  • Braille users who are passionate about braille
  • Parents and classroom teachers of braille-using students
  • Transcribers and producers of braille materials
  • Organizations, rehabilitation agencies and other companies interested in staying up-to-date on braille in Canada and beyond
  • Researchers who are interested in braille
  • Rehabilitation instructors and teachers of the visually impaired who teach braille or interact with braille-using clients and students of any age
  • Anyone else who supports the mission of BLC!

If you are not a member, join today!

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The Benefits of Membership

For Individuals/Families

  • Receive our bi-monthly newsletter, sent directly to your email
  • Attend (free of charge) our bi-monthly teleconferences on braille-related topics
  • Network with other braille users, professionals, and supporters who are dedicated to the promotion of braille
  • Attend our annual members' meetings
  • Vote on issues affecting braille in Canada
  • Participate on BLC committees and working groups

For Organizations

All of the benefits available to individuals, plus...

  • Designation of up to two voting representatives
  • Free access to BLC workshops for your staff and members
  • Recognition on the BLC web site as a supporting member
  • Discounted registrations for conferences, exhibit booths, etc.
  • The easiest way for professionals to stay up to date on developments relating to the braille code

Joining BLC means becoming a part of a nationawide network, a community, of like-minded braille enthusiasts. Where you have questions, we'll have answers.