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COMPUTER COURSES FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED PEOPLE

These courses are taught at the Social Centre for the Blind in Boxmoor.

The courses run on Friday mornings from 10:30 AM to 12:00 (Academic year only).

Each course uses laptop computers with "Zoomtex", which provides screen magnification and speech output
The syllabus includes:
An introduction to basic keyboard skills and WORD PROCESSING for the beginner.

How to use the INTERNET and E-MAIL - the prerequisite is basic keyboard skills.

How to use the MICROSOFT EXCEL spreadsheet package.           


If there is an interest then the tutor will cover other subjects as well.

OTHER COURSES AND ACTIVITIES held AT The Social Centre for The Blind, Alston Road, Boxmoor, Hemel Hempstead, HP1 1QU



Yoga Classes Every Tuesday from 12:00 to 13:15. For sight & Physically Impaired People
Yoga combats stress, keeps you supple and mobile into later life and is a great way to get gentle exercise. The classes provide relaxation and breathing techniques combined with gentle stretching,
The tutor is experienced with students who have little or no sight, as well as those with physical problems.
Contact the Class Organiser Audrey Mackie on 01442 217918

The Wednesday Afternoon Blind Club runs on alternate Wednesdays. For more information contact Colin Crow on 01442 265362 or email him here.


The Rotary Blind Club is on the 4th Monday in the month. Contact Michael Wright on 01442 257635 for more information email him here.

For help or information on other activities at the Social Centre or to book it for an appropriate event, please contact the Centre Manager on 01442 258550 or The Hertfordshire Society for the Blind (HSB) on 01707 324680