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NYAIL Webinar Series 2022:

The Importance of Braille

Join us on Wednesday, August 31st from 1:30 to 3 pm to learn about Braille and Braille literacy. We're very pleased to welcome presenters Maureen Strainge and Madison Near from New York State's Commission for the Blind.

A special introduction will be given by Maria Dibble, Executive Director of the Southern Tier Independence Center (STIC).

This webinar will cover the following:

  • To share knowledge with you (and dispel misinformation)
  • The history of braille
  • What braille is and what it isn’t
  • Common terminology and introduction to braille letters
  • Who teaches braille and who are the students
  • Everyday uses for braille
  • To encourage you to share information about braille and make the decision about pursuing braille instruction
  • Share ways to “plant seeds” with potential learners
Click Here to Register August's Webinar!
This presentation will be hosted on Zoom Webinar with ASL and CART.
Thank You to Our 2022 Webinar Series Sponsor Waymo.
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Albany, NY 12210
Phone: 518.465.4650

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