Haptics: Using Touch to Convey Visual and Environmental Information to People who are DeafBlind

One woman touching another woman's back with three fingers

Purpose of the Training

This online course provides an introductory level of training in Haptics focusing on the fundamentals of Haptics including definitions, history, practical implementation and specific signal formation and use. Haptics is a standardized system for providing and receiving visual and environmental information as well as personal reactions/social feedback via touch signals on the body.

ACVREP CE Hours: 17

Modules Included


Related Courses

A collage of four images showing a boy holding of a drawing in a sketchbook, two men touching hands and doing tactile sign, a woman and a man touching hands and doing tactile sign, and a woman running outside
Una mujer toca a otra mujer en la espalda con tres dedos
A person using a braille display with an iPhone


Ensuring Equal Access and Participation

CRC CE Hours: 2.0
ACVREP CE Hours: 2.0