Visual Impairment Endorsement - Literary Braille and Braille for Learning - Online - Cohort 10 (Course 5) (END21056)
Credits: 5 / Tuition: $400 / Non Middle Ga RESA Fee: $400.00 / No Show Fee: $50.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 25 / Current Applicants: 17
Instructor: Michael Silverman
Date: 2/22/2021 thru 5/21/2021 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online class, (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 8/3/2020


Course Description
Literary Braille and Braille for Learning provides instruction in the development, use, and application of the literary Braille code and its implications for education programs for students with visual impairments. Candidates will develop the skills to read and write contracted and uncontracted braille so they are proficient Braille readers who can write braille properly and adapt literacy strategies for teaching children who are blind to read, write, and do simple math. Candidates will use their knowledge of reading and writing literary Braille as a foundation to learn skills to assist students learning math, science, and other areas requiring specialized Braille codes.


Required Text:

National Federation of the Blind. (2015). Instruction Manual for Braille Transcribing-UEB Edition.

National Federation of the Blind. (2015). Drills Reproduced in Braille.

Wormsley, D.P. and D’Andrea, F.M. (1997). Instructional Strategies for Braille Literacy. New York, NY. AFB Press.

***The first two books are from the National Federation for the Blind (NFB).  These are free resources.  The other book will need to be purchased.***  

Class Notes

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Middle Georgia RESA
Attn: Christina Pearson
80 Cohen Walker Drive, B-228
Warner Robins, GA  31088

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Dr. Juli Alligood, Executive Director
MGRESA 80 Cohen Walker Drive, RM228, Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 478-988-7170 Fax: 478-988-7176       E-Verify #: 470112