Access Technology Training. BALANCE for blind adults

By: Balance For Blind Adults  09-12-2011

Our Access Technology Program offers computer courses throughout the year. If you need computer training for home or for work, our experienced instructors are ready to help.

Access Technology services

  • customized, one-on-one training
  • group classes
  • technical support during and after training
  • up-to-date information on adaptive technologies and digital assistants
  • a well-equipped training centre, centrally located in downtown Toronto

Access Technology instruction

Adaptive technologies & access devices

  • screen reading and screen magnification software/hardware
  • refreshable Braille displays
  • Braille embossing hardware/software
  • Braille and other note taking devices

Computer applications (group classes)

  • Windows operating system and basic file management procedures
  • introduction to word processing, keyboarding, and basic editing skills
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer and Outlook
  • troubleshooting and maintaining your computer

Information technologies

  • introduction to the Internet (requires your own Internet provider)

Digital devices

  • digital players/recorders
  • Personal Digital Assistants (P.D.A.s)
  • personal G.P.S. (global positioning satellite) systems
  • mobile phones with screen reader technology

Check the BALANCE News page for upcoming group classes. Watch the site for new course developments in Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Access.


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