STEM

These training sessions will help you to learn how to teach and provide access to STEM subjects for students who use braille.

ActivitiesYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
4-day Summer Basic Nemeth

June 15-18, 2020

June 2021

June 2022

June 2023

June 2024

Summer Advanced Nemeth  

June 2021

 

June 2023

 
MathType and Equatio Software Training

March 6, 2019

 

March 2022

 

March 2024

BrailleNote with Key Math

Feb 21, 2020

Feb 2021

Feb 2022

Feb 2023

Feb 2024

STEM Braille Strategy Smackdown  

Oct 2020

 

Oct 2022

 
Tactile Graphics  

Sept 2021

 

Sept 2023

 

Reading / Writing

Learn braille and how to effectively teach braille to students to access reading and writing activities with these training opportunities.

ActivitiesYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
3-day Summer Basic Braille course

June 8-10, 2020

June 2021

June 2022

June 2023

June 2024

Summer Advanced Braille Course

June 11, 2020 - July 13, 2020

 

June 2022

 

June 2024

12-Week Blended Braille Course

Feb 26 - May 13, 2020

 

Spring 2022

 

Spring 2024

Braille Reading and Writing Smackdown

Feb 28, 2020

 

Nov 2021

 

Nov 2023

BrailleNote Touch with Google

Oct 24, 2019

Oct 2020

Oct 2021

Oct 2022

Oct 2023

Screen Reader Software (VoiceOver, JAWS)  

Feb 2021

 

Feb 2023

 
Dancing Dots Music Software  

Mar 2021

 

Mar 2023

 
A Touch of Braille: An Introduction to Braille Alphabet and Numbers

Sept 18, 2020

Sept 2021

Sept 2022

Sept 2023

Sept 2024


Accessible Documents & The Production Of AEM

Training sessions offered within this category will focus on the creation and development of accessible documents along with utilizing tools and features within applications to support the production of accessible educational materials.

ActivitiesYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
Creating Accessible Word Documents

Sept 3, 2020

 

Sept 2022

 

Sept 2024

Creating Accessible PDFs  

Sept 2021

 

Sept 2023

 
Scanning for Braille, Large Print and Audio

Sept 10-11, 2020

Sept 2021

Sept 2022

Sept 2023

Sept 2024

Using Microsoft Word Templates and Macros to Produce Large Print, Braille and Electronic Text

Feb. 10-11, 2020

Feb 2021

Feb 2022

Feb 2023

Feb 2024

Sourcing Ready Made Braille Materials Webinar    

Oct 2022

   
Creating Accessible Documents to Streamline Braille Production Webinars  

Oct 2021

     
Creating Accessible ePub Webinars      

Oct 2023

 

Accessible & Assistive Technologies

The Accessible and Assistive Technologies training series focuses on a variety of topics surrounding technologies that support use and access across platforms for students who are blind.

ActivitiesYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4Year 5
Braille AT Forum at OCALICON  

Nov 2020

Nov 2021

Nov 2022

Nov 2023

Regional AT Conference and Vendor Fairs  

Fall 2020

Fall 2021

Fall 2022

Fall 2023

Duxbury Braille Translation Software

Oct 30-31, 2019

Oct 2020

Oct 2021

Oct 2022

Oct 2023

Duxbury Webinars        

Oct 2023

Tips and Tricks for Troubleshooting Braille Production Center Hardware and Software Webinars  

Oct 2020

     
VI/braille AT for TVI University Students

Sept 2020

Sept 2021

Sept 2022

Sept 2023

Sept 2024