Braille Classes

Our Braille classes are run throughout the year by a certified Braille Instructor.

Basic Braille Class

Who is this class for?

For people who live with vision impairment and are new to learning Braille.

Class covers:

One on one session to learn the fundamentals of Grade 1 Braille. Classes are covered by NDIS funding and includes:

  • How to distinguish the different Braille characters.
  • Learning the alphabet, numbers and punctuation.

A considerable amount of the course is dedicated to being able to distinguish the characters. It is recommended that classes are continued for a minimum of six months, to get a functional understanding of Braille. Practice outside of class is encouraged, to increase proficiency.

Class details:

Duration: One hour session, weekly (excluding public and school holidays)
Days: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all classes will be online until further notice.

Advanced Braille Class

Who is this class for?

For people with a good working knowledge of Braille.

Class covers:

One on one classes to increase proficiency. Sessions will build towards reading novels and understanding the contracted form of Braille (Grade 2).

Class details:

Duration: One hour session, weekly (excluding public and school holidays)
Days: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all classes will be online until further notice.

Braille for the Sighted

Who is this class for?

For friends/family or carers of someone who lives with vision impairment.

Class covers:

This is a particularly useful class for parents of children who are blind. It can provide useful insight and help parents support and enhance their child’s education.

Class details:

Duration: One hour session, weekly (excluding public and school holidays)
Days: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all classes will be online until further notice.

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How to book training:

Please complete the form below and one of our team will contact you to discuss your requirements further.

Training Request Form B (March 2022)

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