UPDATE: Please note that the title and description for the Foreign Language webinar on July 22nd has been changed since this list was previously published. We’ll be hosting six free webinars this month written specifically to help braille transcribers and teachers of the visually impaired gain a better understanding of these various topics. As always,…

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Many of you have reached out asking for an update about our 2020 Professional Development Conference scheduled to take place this November in San Antonio, Texas. Regarding our conference, please note this message from Cindi Laurent, President of the National Braille Association. The NBA board has been considering all of the options regarding our fall…

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Join us for five webinars in June! We’ll be covering Braille Formats, music braille, UEB, Nemeth, and Computer-assisted transcription this month. All of these are expected to run about 15 minutes or so, but we occasionally run long if people have questions. There is no registration required and no payment necessary. Just simply hit the…

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If you’re not already aware, our website features a technical support forum for braille transcribers and teachers of the visually impaired. Our Ask An Expert forum has been providing online support for over a decade! Many people are familiar with the forum, but we’ve been hearing lately that people didn’t realize there was a braille…

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With so many of us at home and seeking ways to not only stay connected to the outside world, but also stay sharp with our skills, we’re upping the ante a bit this month and offering seven webinars!!! All of the webinars this month are entirely free and open to the public anywhere in the…

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The Spring 2020 BULLETIN: Vol. 56, No. 1 is now available for current NBA Members to download right from our website! Once you’re logged in, navigate to the “My Account” using the link at the very top of your screen. Then you’ll find a link to the Bulletin page. Both PDF and BRF files are…

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You may have seen a post last month introducing a new member service that we thought might be helpful now more than ever. In April we launched the Transcribers Connect event series allowing NBA Members to join in a virtual discussion with one another. The first Transcribers Connect was well attended so we’ve been brainstorming…

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As the winter melts away and spring attempts to show up, we’ve been putting the final touches on April’s lineup of webinars. We’re mixing a little bit of the familiar with some new stuff to introduce a couple new topics and presenters. All of our webinars this month are free and open to the public…

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We’ve lined up a whole bunch of online learning opportunities for the month of March! During this month, we’ll be presenting six different webinars that are entirely free for anyone to attend. These short webinars usually last about 15 minutes and don’t require any registration. Anyone with an internet connection is welcome to join in.…

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In November 2019 BANA published the Provisional Guidance for Transcribing Mathematics in UEB document on their website. As it was brand new and sure to leave many with questions, we conducted a webinar the following month that walked attendees through the entire document. As the chair of our Unified English Braille Technical Material committee, Kyle…

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