Press Release

June 2019
For Immediate Release

Contact: Jennifer Dunnam, Chair
Braille Authority of North America
410.659.9314 Ex. 2427

BANA Launches Podcast Series

The Braille Authority of North America (BANA) is introducing a new Podcast called BANA Braille Bits. The podcasts are designed to keep the braille reading and writing public informed regarding the activities of the Braille Authority of North America including updates to codes and guidelines. The debut episode provides background that explains what BANA is and how the organization operates. It is available immediately and can be accessed at or by searching for BANA Braille Bits with your favorite podcatcher. New episodes will be released and announced periodically.

The mission of the Braille Authority of North America is to assure literacy for tactile readers through the standardization of braille and/or tactile graphics.
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