Education and Technology Center for the Visually Impaired in Başkent Continues to Remove Barriers

Education and Technology Center for the Visually Impaired in the Capital Continues to Remove Barriers
Education and Technology Center for the Visually Impaired in Başkent Continues to Remove Barriers

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality “Education and Technology Center for the Visually Impaired” continues to offer all the possibilities of technology to the visually impaired citizens. Located in ANKARAY Beşevler Metro Station, the center provides free service to 09.00 members, with 17.00 staff, seven days a week, between 15 and 4.

Ankara Metropolitan Municipality “Education and Technology Center for the Visually Impaired” continues to offer all the possibilities of technology to the visually impaired citizens.

Visually impaired citizens also show great interest in the center, which was established in order to enable visually impaired individuals to do research on computers loaded with special programs and to easily access information with Braille Alphabet.

4 MEMBERS BENEFIT

Centre; It serves 4 thousand 462 members with 09.00 personnel between 17.00 and 15, seven days a week, in order to keep visually impaired individuals following technology closely, removing obstacles in their access to social life, education, development and information, and contributing to their professional development technologically.

Mehmet Bağdat, Disabled and Rehabilitation Branch Manager of ABB Social Services Department, said, “Our Visually Impaired Education and Technology Center is located at Beşevler Metro Station. In our center, we offer Braille alphabet printing, book-document scanning and editing, and converting books and documents into sound. There are also technological devices for those with low vision. We also have an equipped Braille printed library. Our aim here is to facilitate the lives of the visually impaired while contributing to the access to technology and information. We work with the membership system and 4 members benefit from this service at our center.”

EASY ACCESS TO EVERY SOURCE

In the center; screen reading program (Jaws) and Turkish synthesizer (Geveze) program, 30 Braille Displays (screen reader), 5 scanner, 1 Braille Alphabet printers (2 Waves Pro), 4 Braille Box V1 Braille Printer, 5 devices for low vision (Topaz) There are 2 devices used for mp3 production (Pearl) and 3 normal printers.

Members; In addition to the books printed with Braille Alphabet (relief) in the library section, there is also an audio book application with the necessary technical equipment and a comprehensive library system so that they can benefit from all written sources as they wish.

Günceleme: 09/11/2022 15:12

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