For the month of April, we’ll be offering five different free webinars on various topics.

Remember that anyone with an internet connection anywhere in the world can join our free webinars at no cost and without even registering in advance. Just simply click the link to the join underneath the description in the webinar you want to attend.

We record all the webinars and make them available in the member section of our website. If you can’t attend live, log in with your member account the day following the webinar and watch the recording as many times as you want!

Braille Formats/Textbooks

Lists

Presenter: LaVerne Blaasse, Member, Braille Formats/Textbooks Committee
Date: Friday, April 2 at 1:00p ET

Description: What is considered a list? Lists appear in many different guises, including a table of contents, timelines, word/vocabulary lists, exercise material, plays, bibliographies, alphabetical references, etc. In this webinar, we will look at the differences in how lists are formatted, whether it is an embedded list, a nested list, or an outline.

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Music Braille

Figured Bass

Presenter: Patrick Janson, Vice Chair, Music Braille Committee
Date: Monday, April 12th at 1:00p ET

Description: In this webinar, we’ll discuss how to handle figured bass in music, transcriptions, both in horizontal and vertical modes.

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Unified English Braille Literary

A Closer Look at Lower Wordsigns

Presenter: Dan Gergen, Chair, UEB Literary Committee
Date: Wednesday, April 21st at 1:00p ET

Description: Lower wordsigns may be better understood as we use expanded examples to answer questions related to what happens to lower signs when they touch or separate from other symbols, such as punctuation, capital indicators, and typeforms. We’ll discuss situations where lower wordsigns may not be used even when they are standing alone.

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Nemeth Code for Math and Science

Arrows

Presenter: Kyle DeJute, Member, Nemeth Code for Math and Science
Date: Thursday, April 22nd at 1:00p ET

Description: We will summarize Nemeth Code rules concerning arrows (XIV, XX, and XXI). Examples include simple arrows and ‘tricky’ arrows, both in math and specifically in chemistry.

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Foreign Language Braille

Transcribing Italian Materials

Presenter: Patrick Janson, Chair, Foreign Language Braille Committee
Date: Wednesday, April 28th at 1:00p ET

Description: We’ll discuss the challenges one might face in transcribing materials for this beautiful language.

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