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BrailleBlaster: A New Choice in Braille Transcription Software

Who should attend? Vision Teachers and Para-professionals who work with blind students

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Last Date to Register: 9/21/2019 11:59 PM
Agency: CESA 8
Agency Contact: Brenda Jozwiak-Boldig
Agency Assistant: Sue Schuettpelz 920-855-2114 Ext. 232
Location: CESA 8
223 West Park Street
Gillett, WI 54124
Facility: Maple Room
Date/Time:
9/26/2019 09:00 AM - 03:00 PM Registration: 8:45

Join MDE-LIO in a two-hour online workshop to learn how to use BrailleBlaster, a free braille transcription program from the American Printing House for the Blind (APH). BrailleBlaster can be used to create braille worksheets, quizzes, notes, letters, or even math and technical materials for yourself or your students. Participants will be expected to bring a laptop with the latest version of BrailleBlaster installed.

Participants will learn to:
1.Use BrailleBlaster at a basic level
2.Continue exploring the software on their own
3.Access available resources to become more adept at using the software

This is an online presentation using ZOOM 

Cost is: $25.00 which includes the ZOOM presentation and lunch.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Any registration cancellation must be received 7 days prior to the scheduled date to receive a refund or avoid invoicing. CESA 8 will only provide full refund of registration fees depending on individual circumstances. Refunds depend upon the ability of CESA 8 to cancel any financial obligations created by the registration such as meals, materials, etc. Registered participants not in attendance on the day of the session will be charged the full registration fee. CESA 8 reserves the right to cancel any session due to insufficient enrollment or inclement weather. Participants will be notified via email through myQuickReg.com if a cancellation occurs. Please make sure all of your contact information is correct in myQuickReg.com. DIETARY ACCOMMODATIONS: Due to varied dietary restrictions, CESA 8 cannot guarantee that all special dietary accommodations can be met. CESA 8 makes every effort to accommodate basic dietary restrictions with advance notice, but please plan accordingly. BY REGISTERING FOR THIS EVEN YOU CONSENT TO PHOTOGRAPHS/VIDEOTAPE taken during the course for publicity, promotional, and/or educational purposes including but not limited to publications, presentations, newsletters, internet, and social media sources. I do this with full knowledge and consent to waive all claims for compensation for the use or for damages. If you do not consent to this statement, please send a written notice via email to the agency contact listed on the workshop posting.