Educational Webinars

The Training and Education Services team is proud to partner with Northwest Hills Eye Care to present webinars on a variety of topics of interest to people who are blind or visually impaired.

  • How to Use Microsoft Outlook Calendar with JAWS

    You can do tons of things with Microsoft Outlook, including keeping your day organized with the Outlook calendar. At the Austin Lighthouse Adaptive Technology Center, blind Texans have the opportunity to enroll in courses that teaches students how to use Outlook with the popular screenreading program, JAWS. Our training team will demonstrate a little bit of what you’ll learn in this course in this webinar. Click the link below to tune in. This webinar series is brought to you in partnership with Northwest Hills Eye Care.

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  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel – Part 3

    Learn to format cells and other concepts in the third and final part of Introduction to Microsoft Excel. This three part series is a snapshot of the Excel course offered at the Austin Lighthouse. The Lighthouse’s Technology Training Center has a full curriculum of courses available for people who are blind or visually impaired. Click here to learn more.

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  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel – Part 2

    Looking for more training on using Microsoft Excel with JAWS? The Austin Lighthouse Adaptive Technology instructors have you covered. Tune in!

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  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel – Part 1

    Learn Microsoft Excel basics with this webinar from the Austin Lighthouse Training & Employment Services department. At the Lighthouse Adaptive Technology Training Center, blind or visually impaired people may sign up for a full curriculum of classes on using Microsoft Office Suite with JAWS screen reading software. Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll get when you enroll.

     

  • Introduction to Microsoft Word – Part 3

    The final episode of the Word with JAWS series is here. Enjoy and be sure to come back for more courses on the Microsoft Office Suite.

    Handout – Introduction To Microsoft Word, Part 3

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  • Introduction to Microsoft Word – Part 2

    The Microsoft Word with JAWS continues in this webinar brought to you in partnership with Northwest Hills Eye Care.

    Click here to learn more about Adaptive Technology training courses.

    Handout – Introduction To Microsoft Word, Part 2

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  • Introduction to Microsoft Word

    The Austin Lighthouse Adaptive Technology Center offers many training courses for blind or visually impaired people. In this 3-part webinar series, viewers will get a glimpse of the Word training course, which teaches clients how to use the word processing software with JAWS, one of the top screen reading programs for the blind.

    Handout – Introduction To Microsoft Word, Part 1

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  • Untangling the Web

    Screen readers allow people who are blind to navigate the internet nonvisually. In Untangling the Web, the Austin Lighthouse trainers will demonstrate how with JAWS screenreading software on a PC and with TalkBack on Android mobile devices. Watch now!

    Handout – Untangling the Web

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  • File it Away

    Get organized with File it Away, webinar 16 in the Lighthouse educational webinar series. In this episode, learn how to navigate, organize and manage files and folders on your PC or mobile device.

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  • Eyes on Demand

    With just a touch of a button, you can get visual assistance anytime you need it. Be My Eyes and Aira allows users to dial in and ask an actual human to take a look at something for them. Whether you need help finding the right bus, a misplaced item or an expiration date, these two products can help. Learn more in Eyes on Demand, a webinar brought to you by the Austin Lighthouse and Northwest Hills Eye Care.

    Handout – Eyes on Demand

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