Unified English Braille for Vision Professionals

Photo of hands reading braille with text Unified English Braille for Vision Teachers

WCBVI is holding a 12-session online class from September 12, 2016 through December 9, 2016 to introduce vision professionals to Unified English Braille (UEB). This includes vision teachers, paraprofessionals, transcribers and proofreaders.

This class is free of charge. Due to high demand the course is only open to those who live or work in Wisconsin.  (Videos and drills are open to the public; see below.) Registration is available online and will be open until September 4, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

Optionally, two graduate credits are available through Viterbo University for $220.00. An additional paper at the end of the course is required to obtain the credits. Participants wishing credit need to register with Viterbo University as well as for the online course. Send the registration form and a check or credit card information to:

Stacy Grandt
WCBVI Outreach Director
1700 West State Street
Janesville, WI 53546

Each session consists of a video approximately 30 to 60 minutes in length, optional drill practice and a graded homework assignment of 50 items. Participants should aim to complete one session a week. Session topics are listed at the bottom of this page.

Requirements

Public Viewing

Videos and drills will be available to the public as they become available.  You can view them via our YouTube playlist or see the links below which will become available as the course progresses.