[AI] training online

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Wed Aug 1 07:23:50 EDT 2007

Steve Pattison
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Tue, Jul 31, 2007 at 4:20 PM
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>From: David Andrews
dandrews at visi.com
>Assistive Technology Center
>PHONE: (916) 381-5011
>5330 Power Inn Rd. FAX: (916) 914-2429
>Sacramento, CA 95820
info at atechcenter.net
>Assistive Technology Center
>We have put together a very ambitious schedule of events that will
>assist many blind and visually impaired individuals and others in
>acquiring technological information and building a foundation of
>knowledge. Please share this announcement with others who may benefit.
>All trainings and seminars for the Summer Splash will be held
>on-line. All you need is your computer, speakers or headphone and
>microphone. The web site classroom location and password will be
>provided to all registered participants.
>AUGUST 2007
>Schedule Of Events!
>Tues. August 7, 2007
>Braille Sense Overview
>Time: 1 to 2 PM Pacific Time
>A detailed description and discussion of the Braille Sense and the
>Voice Sense as vital tools. The capacity of this device for
>multi-tasking and elevating organizational skills to a new level are
>unparallel. Connie Leblond will facilitate and conduct this overview.
>Please contact us to reserve your space. This is a free
>seminar. The Web classroom location will be provided to those who register.
>Thursday, August 9, 2007
>Introduction to Microsoft Office using screen readers. Microsoft
>Certified Professional Robert Leblond will conduct this 2-hour
>session aimed at beginning users of Microsoft Office applications.
>This seminar will cover basics of Word, Outlook, and Excel. We will
>discuss the use of these applications with the three major screen
>readers: Jaws, Window Eyes, and System Access.
>Time: 1 to 3 PM Pacific Time
>Please phone to reserve your space. There is a fee to participate
>in this training.
>Tuesday, August 14, 2007
>Small Talk Ultra Overview
>1 to 2 PM Pacific Time
>Join us to explore the use of the Small Talk Ultra. A small,
>powerful fully functional computer that is a great alternative to
>lap tops and notetakers. Determine for yourself whether you would
>benefit from its use. Robert Leblond will conduct this free seminar.
>Phone to reserve your space in the on-line classroom..
>Thurs. Aug. 16, 2007
>A Comparative Analysis of Screen Readers
>Time: 1 to 2 PM
>An open forum to review and evaluate the major screen reading
>software available. Including Window Eyes, System Access and
>Jaws. This is a comparative analysis, not to be an endorsement or
>criticism of any product. Just the facts. Phone us to reserve a
>space for this free seminar.
>Thursday, August 21, 2007
>Window Eyes Basic Training
>1 to 3 PM
>This is a training session for beginners or for those interested in
>honing their skills in the use of Window Eyes. Topics will include
>using Window Eyes with Internet Explorer, Outlook Express and
>Microsoft Word. Space is limited, so reserve your seat. There is a
>fee for participating in this seminar.
>Tues. Aug. 28, 2007
>Braille Sense Training
>1 to 3 PM
>Join instructor Connie Leblond for a training session developed to
>maximize your use of the Braille Sense. Teachers, students and
>parents who want to learn more, should attend this training
>seminar. Reserve your space ASAP. There is a minimal fee for this training.
>Thursday Aug. 30, 2007
>Optical Character Recognition Overview
>Time; 1 to 3 PM Pacific Time
>Open Book, Kurzweil, Omni Page, and other applications for turning
>the printed page into audible text.
>Stand-alone reading machines, portable scanners for use with
>laptops, and more. How to evaluate and select the proper solution
>for your unique needs. A free seminar. Be sure to reserve your space!
>Contact ATC to reserve your space by telephoning
>916-381-5011 option #3
>Or Toll Free 888-723-5011 option #3
>We look forward to your participation and your input.
>ATC wants to thank Jerry Hogan and Paul L. Oberholtzer for the use
>of their on-line classroom on the Blinded Veterans and Friends web
>site. <
>Connie Leblond
>Executive Vice President
>David Andrews and white cane Harry.

Regards Steve
srp at internode.on.net
Skype: steve1963

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