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An Introduction to the Unified English Braille Code Workshop

Source: Tiffani Muessig, Supervisor, Effective Practices
Intended Audience: Special Education Directors, Process Coordinators, Special Education Teachers, School Counselors, District Test Coordinators, School Administrators, Parents, and Advocates

Date:  November 12, 2014

Anthony Blades, Blindness Skills Specialist, will be offering An Introduction to the Unified English Braille Code workshop.  The Unified English Braille Code will be adopted effective January 4, 2016.  This workshop is for individuals interested in knowing more about the differences between the literary code and this new code.  Participants should be familiar with Braille and bring Braillers or slate and stylus.  The ways to transition to UEB for both professionals and students will be discussed.

Date:  Friday, January 16, 2015
Time: 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. (12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. lunch on your own)
Cost:  Free
Location: Truman State University, 100 East Normal, Kirksville, MO 63501

To register for the above workshop, go to the Northeast RPDC web site at http://rpdc.truman.edu.  Click on 'Workshops"; click on "Northeast RPDC Workshop Registrations"; DO NOT change anything in the search catalog box; scroll down the screen to see the workshop offerings (listed by date); click on the workshop title you want; and follow the directions to enroll.

For more information, please contact J. Anthony Blades, Blindness Skills Specialist at (660) 785-7428 or ablades@truman.edu