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Subject: Blind/VI/Introduction to Tactile Graphics Workshop

Source: Gwynn Ready, Supervisor, Effective Practices

Intended Audience: Special Education Teachers, Regular Classroom Teachers, TBVI, Paraprofessionals

Date: September 23, 2010

On October 18, 2010, there will be a "hands on" workshop conducted by one of the Blind Skills Specialists on how to make a good tactile graphic for students who are visually impaired.  Various methods of producing tactile graphics will be demonstrated.  Participants should bring samples of work they wish to make into a tactile graphic.  Lunch, snacks, and parking included.  The workshop will be held at the University of Missouri - Columbia Campus, Room #7 London Hall, Columbia, MO from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  The cost is $75 - 6 hours Professional Development.

Contact Jan DeHart, Blind Skills Specialist (573) 882-6156 for ADA accommodations or special dietary needs.  For enrollment information, go to and follow link for workshop registration.