Lighthouse of Pinellas
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- Assess client appropriateness for keyboarding and computer use.
- Assess clients to determine appropriate adaptive software needs.
- Teach fundamental keyboarding skills based on proper touch-typing techniques and age-appropriate curricula, using adaptive software for individuals with visual impairment.
- Teach advanced keyboarding skills, designed to improve speed and accuracy.
- Prepare lesson materials based on individual client needs.
- Conduct weekly tests of keyboarding speed and accuracy.
- Develop and provide practice exercises for speed and accuracy improvement to meet individual needs of clients with varying degrees of vision loss.
- Prepare homework assignments to be completed on a daily/weekly basis, based on individual needs and goals.
- Develop instructional materials and lesson plans for use in teaching computer and access technology skills.
- Provide instruction to clients in computer skills, access technology skills, and the use of smart phones and tablets using current software and adaptive technology.
- Stay abreast of and knowledgeable about apps specifically designed for users with visual impairments.
- Attend meetings and staffings to discuss client progress.
- Complete all reports as required by Agency and funding sources to document client progress, including evaluations, goals, and daily and monthly progress.
- Complete statistical information accordingly with DBS and Agency requirements.
- Report any issues within computer lab to Program Manager to:
- Ensure equipment and software is current.
- Maintain working applications between adaptive software and applicable computers.
- Ensure equipment is in good working order.
- Assist in evaluating hardware and software and other adaptive devices donated to the Agency.
- Attend required Agency meetings and trainings.
- Ability to lift equipment used in performing job responsibilities (e.g. computer towers, monitors, etc.)
- Pass background checks
- Employee is responsible for timely transportation to and from all community-based instruction, training, education, and presentations.
- If privately owned motor vehicle is utilized for employment-related travel, the driver must possess a valid Florida driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of the following level of motor vehicle insurance: $100,000 / $300,000 bodily injury, $50,000 property damage, and work purposes endorsement.
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