VIS 6030 Advanced Braille

Provides advanced skills in reading and writing Braille using a Braille writer and slate and stylus as well as methodology for teaching Braille reading and writing. Includes a focus on teaching and using Braille within content areas. Provides a supervised experience working with individuals who are visually impaired, PreK- age 21. Candidates will complete a total of 30 hours to include classroom experience in science, social studies/history, and Braille classes at the Tennessee School for the Blind; 6 hours with an Itinerant teacher; and an overnight experience at the Tennessee School for the Blind.