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Period: Apr-June 2017
Training Title: Introduction to Reading Braille (Braille Boot Camp) in Sacramento (3-days)
Start Date: 05/22/2017
End Date: 05/24/2017
Time: Day One: 10AM - 4:30PM
Day Two: 9AM - 4:30PM
Day Three: 9AM - 3:30PM
Type: Off-Site Training
Seating: 12
Trainer: Gaeir Dietrich
Location (Google Map Link): 3835 Freeport Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95822 LRC Room 105
Off-Site Contact: Gwyneth Tracy,, 916-558-2528
Off-Site College: Sacramento City College
Description: NEW UEB Version
This three-day intensive training is designed to teach sighted participants to read and write grade one braille and to read grade two braille with a cheat sheet. (YES, you can!) Participants will be able to do the following:
  • read and write the braille alphabet
  • understand the pattern and formation of the braille code
  • recognize grade two braille signs
  • use a grade two braille cheat sheet
  • decipher short grade two braille passages
Designed for all community college staff wanting to know more about proofreading and/or reading braille and essential for recently hired Alternate Media Specialists. Colleagues from any educational system, including K-12, as well as parents of students who are blind are encouraged to attend on a space-available basis.
Reimbursement Level: Please be advised that reimbursement will not be provided.

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