Adaptive Technology Training

Adaptive Technology Training

Adaptive Technology training in is available in a classroom-style setting in the use of the JAWS screenreader and basic computer use including word processing and internet. Please register to reserve a spot by contacting Christopher Corrigan at christopher.corrigan@dc.gov .  

Orientation sessions are available in any of the other Adaptive Technologies available in the Adaptive Services Department at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. We have a standardized curriculum for learning the basics of typing if you are blind or have low vision. Please call 202-727-2142 for details.

iPad Accessibility training in a classroom-style setting is available at our Tech Talk Tuesdays event on the first Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.  If you are an experienced iOs user and would like to volunteer to help out in class please contact Patrick Timony at patrick.timony@dc.gov.

Training Videos and other instructional materials are available at the Adaptive Technology Tips and Hints blog at www.atthdc.blogspot.com . Tutorials include downloading books from the National Library Service (NLS) Braille and Audio Recording Dowload (BARD) system.  

An online, self-paced tutorial in how to use the JAWS screenreader is available at www.asiclassroom.org . The website www.asischool.org will eventually include a self-paced iOs accessibility training.

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