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Braille Boot Camp: Braille & Tactile Graphic Production - August 2018
A Workshop for Paraprofessionals & Other Beginners to Braille & Tactile Graphics Productions

Braille Boot Camp is four days of hands-on experiential learning focused on braille and tactile graphic production. Susan O'Brien and Sharon Nichols will lead participants through both small group and individual activities to create braille and tactile graphic documents.

Activities include:
• Document conversion into editable text.
• Braille Document Production for Literary, Foreign Language, Mathematics and Technical materials.
• Tactile Graphic Production of one-page and multiple-page tactile graphics.
• Creation of Templates for basic shapes and Cartesian coordinate planes.
• Applying braille format and tactile graphic placement decision-making.
• Opportunity to work with graphic embossers and software programs used in producing tactile graphics.

ACVREP and SBEC Statement:

This training event has been approved by the Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREP) and the State Board for Educator Certification based on the actual hours of the presentation not including breaks. Other types of certification are not regularly provided.
If you would like Outreach Programs to apply for other types of certification (TPTA, TSHA, etc.), contact Kate Hurst at hurstk@tsbvi.edu at least 60 days prior to the event to see if this certification can be requested.

Important Session Information:

Day 1
Morning: Literary Braille Production – Foundational Skills.
Afternoon: Tactile Graphic Production – Foundational Skills.
• Two breaks (Morning and Afternoon)
• Lunch is from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Day 2
Morning: Braille Production Foreign Language.
Afternoon: Tactile Graphic Production – Social Studies.
• Two breaks (Morning and Afternoon)
• Lunch is from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Day 3
Morning: Braille and Nemeth Production: Math and Science Worksheets in the U.E.B. Context
Afternoon: Tactile Graphics – Diagrams for Mathematics.
• Two breaks (Morning and Afternoon)
• Lunch is from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Day 4
Graphic Embossers and Software Programs – Work with Equipment Before Purchasing.
• Two breaks (Morning and Afternoon)
• Lunch is from 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Registration for this session has ended
Session ID:
Credits Available:
(24) CEU
Seats Filled:
15 / 20
$125.00   Late Cancellation Fee: $25
Contact Person:
Carrie Keith
Susan O'Brien
Date Time Location
8/7/2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM TSBVI
8/8/2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM TSBVI
8/9/2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM TSBVI
8/10/2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM TSBVI
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