Braillist/Paraeducator Training

For the past 7 years, GISD has conducted Braillist/Paraeducator training for those working with students with Visual Impairments. This year’s training will include an introduction to braille (UEB & Nemeth Code), tactile graphics, braille translation software and embossing (Duxbury/BrailleBlaster, Scientific Notebook), and assistive technology (BrailleNote Touch+, iPad with VoiceOver, Screen Readers). We will be utilizing Cyral Miller and Debra Sewell's workbook, 'A Paraeducator's Handbook for Working With Students With Visual Impairments'. Local participants will be provided a promo code for attendance and discounted registration fee(s). Please reach out to Megan Bachus ( or Marcie Melton ( for promo code information.



Name Instructor(s) Location Cost Registrations Days Start
Braillist/Paraeducator Training N/A, GISD Special Education Services Center-North - Orchard Room $50.00 Closed 4