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ACCESS TECHNOLOGY


“Be it email, the Microsoft suite, or an iPhone, our Access Technology services help bring people up to speed and learn the tools and the tricks necessary to stay connected with their networks and be productive in a sighted community.”
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How Access Technology Helps You

Lighthouse Central Florida understands that each person has different needs, learns at a different pace and has personalized objectives to meet those needs. With this in mind, Access Technology classes are offered in a group and individualized basis with flexible scheduling. Each person decides what he or she wants to learn and instruction is based on the pace set by the individual.

Access Technology training enables individuals who are blind or visually impaired to use computer technology in the home, school and workplace. Instruction is based on access software, which helps the user on Windows and Apple operating systems, navigation, reading & writing e-mails, browsing the Internet and learning how to use assistive devices such as refreshable Braille displays.

Individuals who complete access technology are able to seamlessly and effectively perform important daily living tasks such as paying bills, shopping, maintaining bank accounts and communicating with friends and family. The skills learned from access technology training could also help individuals with sight impairment or blindness maintain a competitive edge in today’s job market.

Mobile device training is also available through Lighthouse Central Florida Access Technology classes. Applications available in some mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad and Android platform, offer extraordinary accessibility for persons with visual impairments and blindness. Tasks such as identifying currency denominations, color, objects and much more are available at your fingertips and instruction on how to use these applications are taught through Access Technology courses.
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Access Technology training enables individuals who are blind or visually impaired to use computer technology in the home, school and workplace.
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Applications available in some mobile devices such as the iPhone, iPad and Android platform, offer extraordinary accessibility for persons with visual impairments and blindness.
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Individuals who complete access technology are able to seamlessly and effectively perform important daily living tasks such as paying bills, shopping, maintaining bank accounts and communicating with friends and family.