[Nfbnet-members-list] Unified English Braille Workshop to be Held in Orlando

Braille@nbpcb.org braille at nbpcb.org
Sat May 3 13:10:24 UTC 2014

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Sponsored by

National Blindness Professional Certification Board

National Organization of Professionals in Blindness Education

Professional Development and Research Institute on Blindness

Rosen Centre Hotel

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Orlando, Florida 32819

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

2:00—5:00 PM

Participants will:

*        Obtain a working knowledge of UEB

*        Receive information about how code 
changes affect braille production and instruction

*        Have hands-on practice and feedback on 
production and proofreading of UEB

*        Be given resources for additional practice

*        Learn about National Certification in UEB

Participants are responsible for:

*        Registering prior to the deadline (Space is limited)

*        Providing their own Perkins 
Braillewriter, note taker with braille display,  or slate and stylus

Participants will be provided with:

*        Braille paper for written work

*        Comprehensive handouts in print or braille

*        Various practice materials

Cost and logistics:

*        Participation in the workshop is $40 for 
professionals and $20 for consumers and students.

Register as a "student" if you are a consumer.

*        Everyone must register to confirm their 
participation as seating will be limited.

*        Continuing Learning Units (CLU) will be 
provided to workshop participants

Register now at:


For additional information or questions please 
contact Maria at <mailto:braille at nbpcb.org>braille at nbpcb.org or (318) 299-8310


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