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Period: Apr-June 2018
Training Title: Introduction to Reading Braille (Braille Boot Camp) at Rancho Mirage Braille Institute (3-days
Start Date: 04/03/2018
End Date: 04/05/2018
Time: Day One: 9AM - 4:30PM
Day Two: 9AM - 4:30PM
Day Three: 9AM - 3:30PM
Type: Alternate Media
Seating: 20
Trainer: Gaeir Dietrich
Location (Google Map Link): 70-251 Ramon Rd. Rancho Mirage, CA (Rancho Mirage Braille Institute)
Off-Site Contact: Karla Corona, KCorona@brailleinstitute.org, (760) 459-6235
Off-Site College: College of the Desert
Description: This three-day intensive training is designed to teach participants to read and write grade one braille and to read grade two braille with a cheat sheet. Training has been updated to reflect the changes in the braille code from EBAE to UEB.

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 community college staff and others wanting to know more about proofreading and/or reading Braille.
Reimbursement Level: Please be advised that reimbursement may be available for hotel and travel expenses for California community college Disabled Student Services Faculty and Staff.


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