Building Your Tech Skills – Vision Foundation

Building Your Tech Skills

TAVIP – Technology Association of Visually Impaired People
About: Training opportunities in the use of tech. Membership is required.
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Blind in Business
About: Offer tech advice and much more.
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Doorway
About: Free online touch-typing programme
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Senclude
About: Offer assistive tech training – privately/in the workplace/education
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NV Access
About: Free screen reader software
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Freedom Scientific
About: US based assistive tech software. Not free.
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Visualise Training and Consultancy
About: Offer assistive technology training
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Thomas Pocklington Trust
About: Information on tech and links to free tech training resources
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Other resources
Product discussion groups – There are online groups for most assistive tech products who can help with questions about tech.
Social Media groups – There are Facebook groups and WhatsApp groups that can help with questions on tech. Try a google search.
Tech providers – They usually give training for their products which comes as part of the cost.
Local sight loss societies – It can be worth asking here as they might have members of staff who can help with assistive tech.

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