Office of Children and Family Services

New York State Commission for the Blind

Assistive Technology Training Resources

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There is a total of 7 training resources below...
Hempstead
Raymond Ciafardini
Phone:(631)513-9164
EMail: rnrnever4gets@optonline.net
Regions Covered:Suffolk County
Technology Knowledge: JAWS, Zoomtext, Magic, Open Book, Windows, Microsoft Office, CCTVs, PACmate
Educational Background: Bachelor's Degree - Communications
Certificates: Certificate in Human Resource Management, Certificate in Magic and JAWS
Experience: 2 years Training in Assistive Technology
Days of availability: Monday - Friday Evenings, Flexible on Weekends
Remote technical assistance (JAWS): No
Training Takes Place: Consumer's Home, Work, School

Hempstead
Carlos Herrera - Access Technology Services
Phone:(516) 991-8892
EMail: askcarlos@aol.com
Regions Covered:Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Long Island
Technology Knowledge: JAWS, Zoomtext, Magic, Open Book, Kurzweil, Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet, CCTVs, Victor Reader Stream, Software Installation and Computer Trouble Shooting
Educational Background: Bachelor's Degree - Sociology
Experience: 20 Years Experience in Assistive Technology and Training
Days of availability: Monday - Sunday - Flexible
Remote technical assistance (JAWS): Yes
Training Takes Place: Consumer's Home, Work, School

Hempstead
David Jackson
Phone:(631) 969-3411
EMail: davidbrianjackson@juno.com
Regions Covered:Suffolk and Nassau Counties
Technology Knowledge: JAWS, Zoomtext, Kurzweil, Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet, Victor Reader Stream, Note Takers, CCTVs, WYNN Scanning Software
Educational Background: Bachelor's Degree - Music; Master's Degree - Arts; Masters Degree - Library Science
Certificates: Certified Teacher of the Visually Impaired
Experience: 20 Years Training in Assistive Technology
Days of availability: Flexible
Remote technical assistance (JAWS): No
Training Takes Place: Consumer's Home, Work, School

Hempstead
Horace Smith
Phone:(917) 295-8155
EMail: yardyman41@yahoo.com
Regions Covered:Bronx, Manhattan, Queens, Brooklyn, Staten Island and Long Island
Technology Knowledge: JAWS, Window-Eyes, Zoomtext, Magic, Open Book, Kurzweil, Windows XP, Vista, 7, Microsoft Office 97, 2003, 2007, 2010, CCTVs, Note Takers, Victor Reader Stream, Braille Translation Software and Braille Printers
Educational Background: Bachelor's Degree - Computer Science
Certificates: Computer Electronics
Experience: 12 Years - Helen Keller Services for the Blind (Currently) - Assistive Technology Training
Days of availability: Monday - Friday After 4:00 P.M. Weekends 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Remote technical assistance (JAWS): Yes
Training Takes Place: Consumer's Home, Work, School

Hempstead
Jerry Randell
Phone:(718) 740-0798
EMail: jerry.randell@gmail.com
Regions Covered:New York City and Long Island
Technology Knowledge: JAWS, Window-Eyes, Dolphin Products, Microsoft Office Applications, Dragon Naturally Speaking, JAWS Scripting
Educational Background: BS - Computer Science
Experience: 15 Years Teaching Assistive Technology
Days of availability: Monday - Friday
Remote technical assistance (JAWS): Yes
Training Takes Place: Consumer's Home or Work

Hempstead
Helen Keller Services for the Blind
(Assistive Technology Center)

Address: 1 Helen Keller Way
Hempstead , NY 11550
Phone:(516) 485-1234
Regions Covered:Suffolk, Nassau, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island
Technology Knowledge: JAWS, Window-Eyes, Zoomtext, Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Email, Internet, Open Book, Kurzweil, Antivirus Applications, CCTVs, Note Takers, Victor Reader Stream
Days of availability: Monday - Friday 8:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Remote technical assistance (JAWS): No
Training Takes Place: Helen Keller Services for the Blind Training Center

Hempstead
Ray Fernandez
Phone:
EMail: rayfernandez417@gmail.com
Regions Covered:Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn
Technology Knowledge: JAWS, Zoomtext, Magic, Some Super Nova, Open book, Kurzweil, Windows, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Email, Internet, Note Takers, Victor, Reader Stream, Plex Talk Pocket
Educational Background: Bachelor's Degree - Computer Information Systems
Certificates: Microsoft A+ Certification
Experience: 17 Years - Helen Keller Services for the Blind - Assistive Technology Specialist
Days of availability: By Appointment
Remote technical assistance (JAWS): Yes
Training Takes Place: Consumer's Home or Work