Posts by Chris Clemens

Free Webinar: BrailleBlaster In-Depth

One of the newest braille translation software programs to hit computers is a free program called BrailleBlaster, developed by American Printing House for the Blind (APH). BrailleBlaster was designed to assist transcribers working primarily on textbooks, and provides a platform for automating many basic transcription functions, but provides advanced tools as well. On Tuesday, August…

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August 2019 Webinars

Formats Friday: Wide TablesPresenter: Cindi LaurentFriday, August 2, 2019 at 1:00p EST Description: Wide table formats will be discussed using several examples of different types of tables. We will discuss which method of transcription works best for which type of table and how that decision is made. TO JOIN Please join from your computer, tablet…

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BULLETIN: Vol. 55, No. 2 – Summer 2019

The Summer 2019 BULLETIN: Vol. 55, No. 2 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 go to view the Bulletin. Both PDF and BRF…

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How To Braille A QR Code

For over a decade, we’ve answered a ton of inquiries from NBA members about how to properly braille things when the code just doesn’t address it. With the advent of technology, many of those questions in recent years have referenced common internet functions. One of the questions popping up recently has been regarding QR codes.…

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2020 Board of Directors Nominations

The NBA Nominating Committee will be preparing a slate of officers and directors to stand for election at the Fall 2020 NBA Professional Development Conference. If you, or someone you know, would be interested in the opportunity to serve NBA, please complete the form below. You may submit nominations in the form of a letter…

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Learn More About Nemeth And UEB With This New Training Video

One of our most popular conference workshops is now available as a video! This past spring, Kyle DeJute, Chair of our Nemeth Code for Math and Science Committee, presented the Nemeth In UEB Contexts training during a live webinar. We’re making a recording of that live 90-minute training available as a video. The Nemeth Within…

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July 2019 Webinars

As you already know, we typically do three of our short, free webinars each month. We know that summer can be a busy season, and it’s tougher to find time to jump in on a live training even for 15 minutes. So for July, we’re going to scale back a little and just host Formats…

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June 2019 Webinars

Join us for one of our free webinars this June! During each webinar, a presenter touches briefly on a chosen topic and offers instruction via a live webinar. They’re short and usually last around fifteen minutes. Each of our free webinars offers a chance to take a few moments out of your day to learn…

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Nominate Our 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient

The National Braille Association is thankful for the countless men and women who have dedicated their lives to ensuring that individuals who are blind receive high quality braille. In 2011, we began to honor these individuals by presenting them with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Each year, one individual is selected to receive the NBA Lifetime Achievement Award. For 2019,…

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BULLETIN: Vol. 55, No. 1 – Spring 2019

The Spring 2019 BULLETIN: Vol. 55, No. 1 is now available for current NBA Members to download right from the Member’s Section of our website! Once you’re logged in, navigate to the Member’s Section using the link at the very top of your screen. Both PDF and BRF files are available to download right now!…

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