University of Edinburgh

Outreach course: Braille Literacy and Numeracy

Aberdeen 13 February 2013

Elaine Brackenridge, Royal Blind School
Janis Sugden, Co-ordinator, Scottish Sensory Centre, Edinburgh


    10.15 Information and introduction to Unified English Braille (UEB), Elaine Brackenridge

    11.15 Braille Practical session: drawing, Elaine Brackenridge

    11.30 Pre-Braille skills, Janis Sugden
    or Maths Braille, Elaine Brackenridge

    12.45 Discussion Braille Language/Literacy resources, Elaine Brackenridge/Janis Sugden

    1.45 Depending upon morning choice, session will be customised to include session on needs of participants or include session on Braille, Braille/tactile diagrams, Duxbury, Elaine Brackenridge/Janis Sugden

    2.15 Case study: supporting a child in a mainstream setting; what worked, Elaine Brackenridge

  • 3.15 Course Evaluation, tea/coffee and close