Keyboarding Instruction for Visually Impaired

In order to prepare students for the workplace, they must be provided with skills necessary to use computers competently. A necessary skill in using a computer is keyboarding and students must learn how to type quickly, accurately and with correct technique. One of the first steps in becoming proficient in technology and computer skills is to learn how to type on the QWERTY keyboard. Keyboarding instruction is an essential first step, since the keyboard allows the students to control the computer, as well as to use it for writing and gathering information from electronic sources. This page includes an overview of approaches, as well as material resources (like training software and human voice feedback devices) to get you started.