Alphapointe’s Technology Camp is a week-long day camp experience for middle and high school students with vision impairments.
Technology Camp 2019: June 24-28, 2019
A High Tech Experience
Technologies that improve internet navigation and provide social networking knowledge and safety Campers will train with Jaws or ZoomText software depending on the camper’s visual needs. Campers will also learn to utilize various technologies that impact academic development, advance their internet navigation skills, develop social networking knowledge, and establish internet safety and security awareness. In addition to hands-on technology skills, campers will have an opportunity to work with a variety of mentors who have successfully utilized technology in their chosen careers as professionals with vision loss.
Technology for the Future
Campers learn several skills and technologies that impact academic development. All campers will work with a laptop during training with a Microsoft operating system that includes the Microsoft Pro Edition software package. This includes Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Campers will receive their laptops to take home after the five days of training.
“There are tools available and techniques to make my life, and the lives of people close to me, easier.” – John