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disAbility Resource Center Offers Computer Training

The disAbility Resource Center provides free instruction on computer accessibility and digital literacy to people with disabilities in the Wilmington, North Carolina community. Computer classes offered at the center include a variety of tutorials. Some courses teach basic computer skills and internet navigation, while others educate visitors on resume creation and the job search process. The classes offered empower visitors with necessary skills to succeed in the workforce.
Gary Perry, the center’s IT specialist, explains, “Our goal is to make all equipment accessible for people with any type of disability.” The center goes to great lengths to ensure that the needs of all of its visitors are met including offering tools such as high-contrast displays and text-to-speech software.

In addition to classes and accessible equipment, the disAbility Resource Center offers additional services. Visitors can attend events to help transition to independent living and receive information about other assistive organizations.

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