Office of Children and Family Services

New York State Commission for the Blind

Assistive Technology Training Resources

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There are 6 training resources listed.

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

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 WayHempstead, 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