Online Braille Courses

These braille courses are for sighted family members and professionals who want to learn braille. They range from simple introductions to rigorous courses for aspiring certified braille transcribers.
National Federation of the Blind (NFB)
For those who want to become braille transcribers, NFB's Jernigan Institute administers the Braille Transcriber Certification Training Program for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Details about the program are at this site.
BRL is "an online instructional program that provides teachers, parents, social workers, and current/future braille transcribers with … online courses in braille and braille transcribing."
Paths to Literacy
Includes free braille lessons for families.
Hadley School for the Blind
A list of braille courses including an introduction to uncontracted and contracted braille for parents and teachers; participants will learn to read visually and communicate in writing with students who read braille.

Web-Based Organizations and Resources

The mission of the National Braille Association is "to provide continuing education to those who prepare braille, and to provide braille materials to persons who are visually impaired."


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