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BrailleNote Touch: Completing Classroom Assignments with KeySoft and Google Applications

The BEST Grant in collaboration with the AT & AEM Center, American Council of the Blind of Ohio (ACBO), Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (OCALI), the Ohio Center for Deafblind Education (OCDBE) and the Ohio State School for the Blind (OSSB) invite educators, parents, students and support staff of students with visual impairments to attend.


Join Mike Tindell of HumanWare to learn more about using the BrailleNote Touch in the classroom. This hands-on workshop will begin with a review of the hardware, apps, navigation strategies and uses of the BrailleNote Touch in the Classroom. Participants will use KeyMath to write math expressions in Nemeth code and insert those expressions into a KeyWord document. Next participants will share documents with cloud applications such as Google Drive and review different uses of the BrailleNote Touch File Management tool. Finally, participants will connect to a wireless network and use features built into KeyWeb to conduct research on the web.

Dates / Times
September 19, 2017 from 11:00am – 3:30pm

11083 Hamilton Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45231


To register for the event please contact Jim Sullivan of HumanWare or call at 330.283.6042


The participant will:

  • Gain an understanding of how the BrailleNote Touch can be used by students who use braille to complete reading, writing, math and research assignments.
  • Learn how to use KeyMath to write out math expressions in Nemeth Code.
  • Be able to share a KeyWord document with the cloud storage application and Google Drive.
  • Learn to search for, open, and navigate a webpage using KeyWeb.


TimeEvent and Location11:00am - 12:00pm Getting Started (Hardware / Applications / Navigation) 12:00pm - 1:00pm Using KeyMath in Classroom 1:00pm – 1:30pm Break 1:30pm - 2:30pm Sharing and Managing Files with the Cloud 2:30pm - 3:30pm Conducting Research using KeyWeb

Contact Hours

Certificate of Attendance: Four (4) contact hours will be offered for this training.