Flying Blind, LLC Survey For Adaptive Technology Trainers
1.

Please note that all responses are 100% confidential. Should you choose to provide your name, email address, and the State in which you reside, you will be strongly considered as a potential resource for both Flying Blind, LLC and its partners as we become more involved in trainer procurement to provide what may become the most comprehensive and exemplary adaptive technology training initiative our industry has ever offered on a national basis. Excited? So are we. And we look forward to hearing what you’ve got to say.


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First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
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State/Province
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2.

How many years have you provided direct assessment and training services to end users?

Less Than 1 Year
1-5 Years
5-10 Years
Over 10 Years
3.

Which of the following best describes the circumstances by which you provide (or provided) training services?

You work for non-profit agency that serves the vision impaired.
You work as a State or Federal employee providing training services.
You work for a for-profit, privately held company providing training services.
You work as an independent, private contractor providing training services.
4.

How many hours per month do you spend providing service to your customers / clients?

Less Than 20
20-50
50-100
More than 100
5.

Do you have an undergraduate or graduate teaching degree in education or special education from a four year college or university?

Yes
No
6.

Of the following types of adaptive technology consumers please check each group to whom you provide assessment and/or training services.

Elementary, Middle School, High School, and College Students.
Persons seeking competitive employment.
Persons who have been employed for 90 days or less.
Persons who have been employed for over 90 days.
Persons who are not interested in obtaining competitive employment.
7.

Do you provide service to disabled veterans?

Yes
No
8.

Do you conduct your assessments and product trainings in a computer lab provided by your employer?

 

Yes
No
9.

Do you provide assessments and training services in customers’ homes, workplaces, and other locations?

Yes
No
10.

How much of your time is spent providing onsite service to customers / clients?

 

25%
50%
75%
100%
11.

How much of your time is spent providing remote training services to customers / clients via the telephone or a computer application such as Skype?

25%
50%
75%
100%
12.

Do you or your employer also resell any mainstream or adaptive technologies for other manufacturers on the products for which you provide assessments and training?

Yes
No
13.

If you answered “Yes” to the previous question, do you receive a discount from your suppliers on the purchase of the specific technologies that you resell?

Yes
No
14.

For which of the following desktop screenreading applications do you provide comprehensive training?

JAWS for Windows
Window-Eyes
Hal
System Access
Nonvisual Desktop Access
Thunder
Voiceover
Other  
15.

For which of the following mobile screenreading applications do you provide comprehensive training?

Talks
MobileSpeak
Voiceover
Other  
16.

For which of the following screen magnification applications do you provide comprehensive training?

Zoomtext
Magic
Lunar
Other  
17.

For which of the following adaptive technology desktop productivity application suites do you provide comprehensive training?

Guide For My PC
System Access Mobile Network
Other  
18.

Do you provide training on "Dragon Naturally Speaking"?

Yes
No
19.

Are you able to provide training on PCs running Windows 7.0, Microsoft Office 2010, and Internet Explorer 9.0?

Yes
No
20.

For which of the following notetaking devices do you provide comprehensive training?

BrailleNote
BrailleSense
PacMate
Other  
21.

For which of the following Optical Character Recognition (OCR) solutions do you provide comprehensive training?

Open Book
Kurzweil 1000
EyePal / Zoom-Ex
DocuScan
Other  
22.

On which of the following refreshable Braille terminals are you able to provide comprehensive training?

Focus
ALVA
Brailliant / BrailleConnect
Seika
BraillePen
BrailleStar
Other  
23.

For which of the video magnifiers produced by the following manufacturers are you able to unpack, assemble, and provide orientation / training?

Optelec
Enhanced Vision
Freedom Scientific
HumanWare
Clarity
Telesensory
Other  
24.

Do you travel out of your home state to provide training services?

Yes
No
25.

How often to you attend State or National Adaptive Technology conferences for professional development?

More than once a year.
Once a year.
Once every two years.
Once every five years.
I do not attend these events.
26.

Do you update your adaptive technology software within 90 days of a product release?

Yes
No
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27.

Do you conduct product training from the perspective of any specific, formal curriculum?


Yes
No
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28.

Do you feel it would enhance your ability to provide training services if you had a single toll free number to assist you with all of your mainstream and adaptive technology needs?

Yes
No
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