Jul 12, 2024  
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 
Graduate Catalog 2014-15 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BLS 5915 - Braille for Orientation and Mobility Specialists

This course is designed to teach Orientation and Mobility (O&M) Specialists how to read and write uncontracted Braille, as well as prepare quality tactile graphics. Instruction in Braille reading, as well as in writing with a slate and stylus, Braille Writer, and Braille emulation and translation software will be provided. In addition, the use of both high and low tech products for creating tactile graphics will be taught. Students will also be provided an introduction to contracted Braille. Methods for implementing the use of Braille and tactile graphics into appropriate teaching strategies will also be emphasized.

Credits: 1 hour

Restrictions Restricted to masters in orientation and mobility, and orientation and mobility for children.
Notes: Open to Graduate students only.

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