AVRC offers a wide range of social and vocational skills one can acquire after a series of occupational and physical therapies.
Well, I could have been washing dishes now had my parents not decided to get me to the AVRC where I was taught to be self-sufficient, Estrello said.
Jennifer Garcia, AVRC computer instructor, said the screen reader software, called Job Access with Speech (Jaws), reads everything displayed on the computer screen, enabling a blind user to "see" them.
She said most of the AVRC computers had the NVDA software.
noted that the first stage of the project is planned to be completed in the third quarter of 2006, with future development to include a road and handling course, additional labs and education center, a wind tunnel, and other facilities requested by users and members of the center.
In the initial letter, interested faculty member are asked to attend a "start-up" meeting, during which a list of members is determined, applications to join AVRC are distributed, and a meeting day and time are determined.
Paperback books are less expensive thus allowing more books to be purchased with the funds contributed by AVRC and for those times when we have to buy our own books.
AVRC 1, which is an attached agency of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), serves PWDs from the Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and the Cordillera.
AVRC offers PWDs vocational skills training, such as tailoring, dressmaking, massage therapy, cooking, food and beverage services, and basic computer course.