Helping hands for the blind offers IT training to people who are living with sight loss. These are one-to-one sessions with a volunteer, focussed on individual requirements – whether it’s getting started for the first time, learning how to manage emails more effectively, good ‘housekeeping’, or feeling more confident about online shopping. We are also able to help you with specialist software.
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We have assisted people with a wide variety of needs:
Assistive Technology Assessment.
an Assessment can evaluate the best assistive technology solution for you, and we find that trying the devices is often the best method to determine what is most effective. Solutions may include screen enlargement, speech output, voice input, personal note-taker or a combination of devices.Book your assessment here.
For those who have never used a computer before and need additional time, one-on-one training course can be helpful, Email us for more information and how to book.
Official Customized Apple training
For individuals who use Apple products, we can offer training on the built-in accessibility features: Zoom - (a screen magnification application) Voiceover - (a screen reader application) Which make these devices attractive to consumers with low or no vision. Contact us about one to one help.
Official Group Apple training
We are lucky to have access to the Basingstoke Apple store once a month for Group Training. you’ll be able to choose from a much wider range of topics and a Trainer will be providing hand-on assistance. Such as getting started with your new iPad to creating music on your Mac, completely free and very educational.
Next Workshop Date:Tuesday 26th September at 10:00 AM.Spaces are limited so Booking is required, Book your space here.
IT at Home.
We offer an I.T at home service for people that already have a computer. Need help in getting it set up? or it not working right, then maybe we can help.MORE
You’ll need to be able to get to us, as the sessions will take place at our location.
If you’d like to know more, please telephone us on: 01256 463966 or click here to contact us.