Apart from ‘Contact’ – our newsletter that keeps our donors, volunteers and friends informed about our work – we also publish six other magazines covering a range of subjects, for a variety of audiences. These are available free – and can be ordered as single issues, or as a regular subscription.

Blind SA Newsletter

This publication contains news and articles about Blind SA and its affiliate organisations. (Available in braille, print and digital formats).


A compilation of articles taken from general magazines such as ‘You’, ‘Fair Lady’, and others. (Available in braille and digital formats).


Provides information on developments in technology and technological aids for blind and visually impaired consumers. (Available in braille, print, digital and audio formats).

Braille Trumpet

A compilation of general news stories, selected to be of interest to a broad audience of blind and visually impaired South Africans. (Available in braille and digital formats).

Blind SA Parent Network Letter

This is a newsletter about issues relating to blind and sighted parents of blind or visually impaired children. (To date, available in digital formats).

Young Stoners

A magazine for blind and visually impaired youngsters, featuring articles on youth matters. (Available in braille and digital formats).

PAIA Section 32 Report

Report in terms of section 32 of PAIA
APRIL 2019 – MARCH 2020

Special Economic Fund Newsletter

A Special Economic Fund in response to the hardship caused by the COVID-19 on blind and partially sighted entrepreneurs and workers.

Email Newsletter

Keep up to date with our latest email newsletters.

All publications are monthly – except for Braillorette and Blind SA Parent Network Letter.


If you would like to receive the braille or print version of any of our magazines please do not hesitate to contact Philip Jordaan on (011) 839 1793 or subscribe by sending an e-mail to philip@blindsa.org.za. Please remember to include your postal details, so we know where to send the magazine!

Braille Books Completed in 2022

The following new titles are available from Blind SA Braille Services. In this publication they appear in the order: Title — Author — ISBN — Volumes – Pages. To calculate cost: Individuals pay 65c per braille page, i.e. the number of pages (last column) x 65c + VAT; Schools and other institutions – please contact us for a quotation.

To order, please contact Philip Jordaan on 011 839 1793; philip@blindsa.org.za