Paths to Literacy

for students who are blind or visually impaired

Introduction to Tactile Graphic Production Electronically

Date: September 30, 2020
Time: 3:30-4:30 Arizona time (starting at 3:30 Pacific/4:30 Mountain/5:30 Central/6:30 Eastern/12:30 Hawaii/2:30 Alaska)
Cost: $20
CEU: 1 hour professional development credit, ACVREP-certified 

Summary: This presentation is for Braillists and TVIs who would like an introduction to the process of creating tactile graphics using computer software. We will be covering what technology is available, and a few actionable examples of how to use this technology.

Key points include:

  • Creating in Microsoft Word or CorelDRAW
  • Resources available 
  • Embossers 
  • Production Process 


Jared Leslie has worked as the Director of the Arizona Instructional Resource Center for the past 5 years. In his role, he serves as the EOT for the Federal Quota Census/Distribution for Accounts 8 and 9, for the state of Arizona. In addition to the quota system he is charged with ensuring to find ways to effectively produce alternative formats for the state. He attended Arizona State University with a BS in Business Management from the W.P. Carey School of Business. Jared in his previous roles worked with families that faced major life changes at the Ronald McDonald House Charities, and Esperanca an international health organization based in Phoenix that provided relief in Phoenix, Nicaragua, Peru, Bolivia and Mozambique. 

Flyer for tactile graphics webinar

Event Date: 

Sep 30, 2020