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Accessibility Creativity Training Update

Laptop Lab – Mycenae house 26th March

Mycenae house Laptop lab for March

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Accessibility Creativity Training Update

Laptop Lab – Mycenae house 26th March

Mycenae house Laptop lab for March

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Accessibility Training Update

Digital Clubs in The Pink Palace, Deptford

As Christmas is nearly upon us, I’m sure there will be digital gifts  being given this year – smartphones, tablets and even the odd laptop will be given as a gift to someone not quite sure how to use it. Crossfields estate tenants in Deptford will have an opportunity in January to join in a […]

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Accessibility Hardware

Here comes a Breezie!

The Breezie deserves an upbeat title, with awards given to its creators and the potential for a digital device that can really address issues for older users – having a simple interface, and a ‘sponsor’ look after the details, which tend to catch people out. A sponsor could be a carer, relative or good friend […]

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Accessibility Hardware

Useful, (not very) expensive hardware to buy for a laptop. All from Amazon!

This is a range of useful hardware for anyone with a laptop , not just the physically disabled – the keyboard for example, is designed for the visually impaired, but would be usable for many people. I’ve been using these items myself for some time with no problems. Prices stated are at the time of […]

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Accessibility Training

Keyboarding – an audio reminder for the VI learner.

I’ve been recording parts of training sessions for some time now, as an aid to help people remember what to do while practicing a session’s activities. The general reason for this runs along the lines of  “I’m fine when you’re here Paul, but when you’re gone, I just go blank..” As a result, I go […]

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Accessibility Software

Ownership>Accessibility – not just for disabilities.

Accessibility is all about making computers easier to use. I enjoy showing people how to work with computers in different ways, and indeed having things like tablets and smart phones can be a complete surprise for many people who found the whole files, folders, desktop and windows experience a little too much to take in. […]

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Accessibility Software

Using a computer screen if you are a VI computer user…

Some time ago I wrote about using a computer using software to make life easier. This time I’m coming back to the subject, talking about specifically Screen Magnifiers on different types of computers. As the name suggests, this is software which allows the screen display to be magnified, giving a Visually Impaired (VI) user  an […]