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Internet access for blind and partially sighted people

Bringing the Web to Life – Internet access for blind and partially sighted people

Presented by Andy White
RNIB Technology Officer

Date: Thursday 17th June 2004
Time: 9.30 am to 4.00 pm
Venue: RNIB Bristol
Cost: £90.00
Code: AT3

An intermediate level course aimed at visually impaired people or those who are working with visually impaired people. It is open to professionals and private individuals of all ages. It will be of particular interest to people working in employment, education, and community settings.

The course aims to increase awareness of Internet accessibility issues, and to provide hands-on experience using access technology software with the Internet.

Course content:

  • What is access technology?
  • Making information and the web accessible
  • Screen readers (JAWS, Hal, Supernova) and web access
  • Screen magnifiers (ZoomText, Lunar, Supernova) and web access
  • Hands-on experience – using specialist software and computers
  • Question and Answer session – bring along specific queries
  • Examples of Accessible and inaccessible websites

This information can be provided in alternative formats.
Please contact the Centre for details.

RNIB Education & Employment Centre (South West)
10 Stillhouse Lane, Bedminster, Bristol BS3 4EB
Tel: 0117 934 1712 Fax: 0117 953 7751
Email: E&