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For teachers of students with visual impairments and blindness, providing instruction in Braille and the production of braille (including tactile graphics) for students is a critical issue.  These broadcasts focus on a variety of issues and resources related to braille.


For Credit Indicates content that is available for ACVREP or SBEC credit.
You must register for each event prior to submitting the Delayed Viewing Request in order to obtain continuing education credit.

Index

        Braille Formats: Principles of Print-to-Braille-Transcription 2011

For Credit Where Do I Start with Music Braille?

        TETN 20444 Braille Music

For Credit Getting Started with UEB

For Credit Braille Production Study Group - MathType & Word 2010


Braille Formats: Principles of Print-to-Braille-Transcription, 2011

Description: Description: 1 of 7, TETN #20437 - Sue Mattson discusses the importance of braille formatting, Part 1 of 2. Review of the Braille Authority of North America (BANA) recently released Braille Formats: Principles of Print-to-Braille Transcription, 2011. This completely revised publication that is available in three accessible electronic versions on the BANA website.  The new publication is the result of an extensive revision of the previous braille formats publication.  The revision was worked on for 10 years by members of BANA’s Braille Formats Technical Committee.

Braille Formats: Principles of Print-to-Braille-Transcription, 2011
Downloads: Transcript (txt) Handout (pdf) Audio (mp3)

Where Do I Start with Music Braille?

Original webcast date: 02/23/2016
Description: This webinar with demonstrate how to support music instruction in general education, specifically for elementary and middle school students. There will be discussion of whether a music assignment should be scanned and produced or just manually produced as the best solution for a specific lesson.

Where Do I Start with Music Braille?

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Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handout (pdf)

TETN 20444 Braille Music

Description: Braille Music code puts all the nuances of a musical composition under the fingertips of the blind reader. This TETN discusses the need for braille music, demonstrates the basic formatting; and illustrates software used for transcribing and/or composing braille music.

TETN 20444 Braille Music
Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handout (pdf)

Getting Started with UEB

Description: Jeri Cleveland, Curriculum Instructor and Sue Mattson, Braille Production Coordinator at the Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired introduce viewers to the Unified English Braille (UEB) code and provide tips and resources to help teachers and students make to transition.

Getting Started with UEB

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Downloads: Handout (pdf) Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3)

Braille Production Study Group - MathType & Word 2010

Description: Patrick Van Geem, Outreach Consultant and Sue Mattson, Braille Production Coordinator with the Texas School for the Blind and the Visually Impaired demonstrate using MathType in MS Word 2010 to prepare math worksheets using Duxbury or Tiger Software Suite braille translation software. Webinar held 2015-02-24. Webinar held 2015-02-24.

Braille Production Study Group - MathType & Word 2010

 Register to receive ACVREP or SBEC credit.For Credit

Downloads: Transcript (txt) Audio (mp3) Handouts (zip)