"Beginning Braille" is a free 6-part webinar series developed by Stephanie Herlich, MA (CSB Assessment Center Coordinator; Teacher of the Visually Impaired/Orientation & Mobility Specialist) and provided by California School for the Blind. Please note that these lessons are based upon the work of Dr. Penny Rosenblum and Linda Reed, in Dots for Families, which can be found on this site.
Beginning Braille is designed to introduce parents, caregivers, and paraprofessionals to the Unified English Braille Code (UEB). Participants in this course will learn alphabetic braille, numbers, basic punctuation, alphabetic word signs, and some of the most common short form words and initial letter contractions. Each lesson includes a description, examples, and independent practices with answers. All that is required to complete these tutorials are motivation, internet connection, PC or Apple computer, the free Perky Duck download, and the lesson materials listed in the video descriptions. Learn more.