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Staten Island Center for Independent Living
(718) 720-9016
470 Castleton Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10301

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Assistive Technology Center Assistive Technology Available Course Outline 1. Basic computer orientation: components, hardware and their functions. 2. Windows Explorer Primer 3. Demonstrate the general functions of word processing:

Assistive Technology Center

Computer Training for people with disabilities

Services for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing now available, read on.

Frank Granito, Instructor, AT Trainer

fgranito@siciliving.org

SICIL welcomes consumers to our state-of-the-art Assistive Technology Center. We offer a course in Basic Computing Skills for those who wish to keep abreast of modern technology. Our mission is to provide the information, resources and skills to people with disabilities to assist them in both their personal and professional lives in a technology driven society. Lite typing skills and some knowledge of the keyboard are the only prerequisites.

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Assistive Technology Available

Assistive technology such as screen magnification programs, screen reading software and mouse alternatives are available and will be utilized during this course as deemed necessary. JAWS For Windows, MAGic, ZoomText and Kurzweil 1000 are available for consumers with severe visual impairments. Hotkeys will be taught and utilized throughout this course.

We now offer services for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired. with 'Interpretype' technology.

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Course Outline

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1. Basic computer orientation: components, hardware and their functions.

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2. Windows Explorer Primer

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3. Demonstrate the general functions of word processing:

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