AIDB's Assistive Technology Services has provided technical support and training to consumers throughout the state of Alabama for over 25 years and is one of the foremost organizations of its kind in the United States. Assistive technology devices and applications not only improve the quality of life for individuals but also empower them to succeed in fields that were once unavailable or unattainable. Our role includes (but is not limited to):
- Informing the populace of the availability and benefits of assistive devices
- Helping persons determine what assistive devices best suit their individual needs
- Training persons in the use of assistive devices
- Providing on-site technical support to enable consumers to remain continually productive
- Advocating for and supporting blind consumers in their vocational endeavors
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LinkedIn is a popular social network. While other social networks like Facebook and Twitter focus on personal sharing, LinkedIn is all about professional networking—that is, building a group of contacts to help advance your career.
In this course, you will complete the following required online topics. Assignments are included at the end of this topic.
This topic includes 11 modules and a Quiz, all of which must be completed. Topics include: 1. What is the Internet? 2. What Can You Do Online? 3. Connecting to the Internet 4. Understanding the Cloud 5. Using a Web Browser 6. Understanding Hyperlinks 7. Downloading and Uploading 8. Using Search Engines 9. Understanding URLs 10. How to Set Up a Wi10.Fi Network 11. Choosing a Web Browser 12. Quiz
Microsoft PowerPoint is a presentation program developed by Microsoft. It is part of the Microsoft Office suite, and runs on Microsoft Windows and Apple's Mac OS X computer operating systems.
PowerPoint is widely used by business people, educators, students, and trainers and among the most prevalent forms of persuasive technology. Beginning with Microsoft Office 2003, Microsoft revised the branding to emphasize PowerPoint's place within the office suite, calling it Microsoft Office PowerPoint instead of just Microsoft PowerPoint. The current versions are Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 for Windows and 2008 for Mac.
- Teacher: Ennis Wheeler
Welcome to the Microsoft(R) Outlook with Window-Eyes Tutorial for Beginners.
This tutorial contains introductory information and step-by-step instructions for performing basic Outlook functions while reading the screen with Window-Eyes. The information in this tutorial is limited to that which will help the beginning user get started. It includes brief definitions and explanations about Outlook and how Window-Eyes works with Outlook.
- Teacher: Ennis Wheeler
Screen Magnification basics.
Welcome to Windows Basics with speech. In this course, you’ll learn to use Windows with a screen reader. This course attempts to accommodate all screen readers currently in common use.
Please note also that this course will be updated from time to time with information pertaining to changes in Windows and screen reader usage.
Minimal PowerPoint with NVDA
Introduction to the basics of using Chromebooks (Chrome OS)
Introduction to Microsoft Windows 8.1
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