Welcome!

Welcome to the Assistive Technology for the Blind Department's online training site. Here you will find various courses in using assistive technology applications and devices as well as standard computer technologies.

If you need our remote support file, simply click the following link: remote support

Be sure and call or email ahead to schedule an appointment!

Our students and consumers can now create eportfolios on our alassist website using Mahara. Here's the link: Alassist's Portfolio Site

If your are an EHG student and looking for the weekly menu, it is located on our Facebook page. Students can also join our Mattermost server with this link: Join Mattermost

Site news

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Ability Career Fair 2017
by Joel Stephens - Friday, 21 April 2017, 9:04 AM
 
The second annual Ability Career fair was held on April 20, 2017 at the UAH Career Training Center. Hosted by University Alabama Huntsville, ADRS, and AIDB, the fair offered information sessions for both employers and job seekers.

AIDB Huntsville Regional Center/ EH Gentry hosted a booth to demonstrate some Assistive Technology for individuals with vision and or hearing problems.

There were more than 20 employers and approximately 135 job seekers who attended.

 
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Carfed!
by Joel Stephens - Tuesday, 3 January 2017, 3:22 PM
 

Assistive Technology Team standing together

We finished our accreditation back in November. There was a nice write up on the AIDB main site and the local newspaper:

AIDB Article

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BrailleNote Touch Demo
by Joel Stephens - Thursday, 2 June 2016, 10:20 AM
 

Mike Hage of Emerald Coast Visions Aids brought Mike Tindell, the National Products Manager at Humanware, to demonstrate the new BrailleNote Touch. Very exciting device and informative presentation. Check out our FaceBook page for more pictures.

BrailleNote Touch Demonstration