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Assistive Technology & Accessible Educational Materials (AT&AEM) Center

Braille Excellence for Students and Teachers (BEST)

The BEST Grant is a statewide project of professional development and technical assistance dedicated to braille literacy, braille instruction, braille materials and braille technology in Ohio schools.

Upstate University of South Carolina

Project INSPIRE (Increasing the STEM Potential of Individuals Who Read Braille)

The goal of Project INSPIRE is to support professionals, youth in grades 6-12, and young adults in building their skills in the two braille codes used in the United States for STEM classes.

Paths to Literacy

Braille Brain

The goal of Braille Brain is to promote literacy and STEM instruction provided by pre-service and in-service TSVIs, paraprofessionals, parents and educational team members. Braille Brain consists of three main components: 1) braille training materials that focus on UEB literary braille and Nemeth Braille; 2) braille reading and writing assessment; and 3) instructional materials and evidence-based practices that support braille literacy and STEM instruction.