Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Brailler Repair Workshops

Participants in braille repair workshop

Perkins School for the Blind will be offering Braille Repair Workshops this summer.  There are three levels of training:

Level 1 General Maintenance & Level 2 Minor Repairs Workshop, a three-day workshop, is designed for beginners who are interested in servicing ~80% of all broken Perkins Braillers. Participants will be eligible to become Perkins Certified for Level 1 and Level 2 Repairs after completion and will be posted on the list of Perkins Certified Repair Technicians. Registration is now open.

July 29th – July 31st, 2019
August 5th – August 7th, 2019
Workshop starts at 8am and ends at 5pm daily. Register to select dates.
 

Level 3 Major Repairs Workshop, a four-day workshop, is designed for more advanced technicians interested in servicing the remaining ~20% of broken Perkins Braillers. Participants will be eligible to become Perkins Certified for Level 3 Repairs after completion and will be posted on the list of Perkins Certified Repair Technicians. Registration is now open.

August 1st – August 4th, 2019
August 8th – August 11th, 2019
Workshop starts at 8am and ends at 5pm daily. Register to select dates.
 

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Event Date: 

Jul 29, 2019 to Aug 11, 2019