Today, PATINS, Project Coordinator Glenda Thompson is my guest writer for the blog!
INTRODUCTION TO UNIFIED ENGLISH BRAILLE
Presenters: IERC Staff, PASS Project Staff, & PATINS staff
Trainings will take place in November at each of the PATINS regional sites. The training schedule is below:
November 5, 2014 – Northeast*
November 6, 2014 – Northwest
November 12, 2014 – Southwest
November 13, 2014 – Southeast
November 14, 2014 – Central
An additional training, available to ISBVI staff only, will be offered at ISBVI on October 30.
Check-In 8:30 AM (Eastern Time)
Training: 9:00AM – 3:30 PM
UEB Ready? Introduction to Unified English Braille will be both informational and experiential. A comparison of English Braille American Edition (EBAE) and UEB will be provided. Teachers and staff will participate in a variety of exercises specific to UEB. This introduction is intended to educate and prepare teachers of students who are blind/low vision and paraprofessionals in order to facilitate a smooth transition to the new code.
For more details and registration information, download the flier.
Please submit all registration forms for UEB Ready? Introductions to Unified English Braille to the PASS Project using one of methods below:
- Scan and email the registration to: [email protected]
- Fax the registration form to: 812-237-8089
- Mail the registration to:
The PASS Project
Indiana State University
Bayh College of Education, Blumberg Center
401 North 7th Street
Terre Haute, IN 47809
*Please note the change in location for the Northeast Regional Training on November 5, 2014. Rather than the Northeast PATINS Regional Site, the training will take place at Heartland Career Center, 79 South County Road 200 West, Wabash, IN 46992. If you have questions or concerns, please contact Bonnie Bunch.
For more information on UEB here is a 15 minute interview from PATINS TV.
Are you UEB Ready?
Join Host Jeff as he welcomes Leslie Durst, Indiana Educational Resource Center (IERC) and Marcee Wilburn, Promoting Achievement for Students with Sensory Loss (PASS). They will introduce Unified English Braille and explain an upcoming transition from American Edition Braille to UEB.