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Assistive Technology and Computer Training for People with Disabilities

Contact Us

For more information or to make an appointment, please contact:

Rose Angelocci
Program Specialist
Phone: 504-280-5705
Email: rangeloc@uno.edu

TRAC provides training in computers and assistive technology to persons with visual, learning, and physical disabilities. Training is provided in an individualized or small group format.

Computer Training Topics

  • Basic Keyboarding skills
  • Basic Operations of Windows (file management and accessory programs)
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Internet
  • E-mail
  • Macintosh computer
  • iPod, iPhone and iPad technology

Assistive Technology Training Topics

  • Screen reading software (JAWS, Window-Eyes)
  • Screen magnification software (ZoomText Xtra or MAGic for Windows)
  • Voice recognition software such as Naturally Speaking
  • Reading Systems Using a Scanner (Open Book, Kurzweil 1000/3000, WYNN, Read & Write Gold, or ClaroRead)
  • Smart pen
  • Portable note-taking devices
  • Braille displays
  • Braille translation software (Duxbury Braille Translator)
  • Desktop and Hand-held Video Magnifiers