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    Programs that provide instruction for individuals of all ages who want to learn about or perfect their skills in operating, programming and/or utilizing computers and computer-related hardware for specific home and business applications including word processing, spreadsheet development, presentation development, database management, electronic publishing, image processing and Internet access. Included are introductory classes for people unfamiliar with computers and the Internet that help participants develop basic computer literacy skills and courses that focus on the knowledge and skills needed to use particular software applications or accomplish other computer-related tasks. Also included are programs that provide instruction in the use of related technology such as PDA's and smartphones; and those that help participants understand and take full advantage of Internet tools broadly known as "social media" that enable people to create and share on the Internet content which may include text, images, video, audio and multimedia communications or other emerging applications that can be accessed via the computer. Classes may focus on publishing tools such as blogs, video logs (vlogs), photo sharing, podcasting (audio stories broadcast from the Web or downloaded to a computer or portable media players) or wikis (collaboratively edited Web pages); or introduce participants to social media in general.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    Computer ServicesThis service teaches beginners, intermediate and advanced individuals computer training.SaratogaCOMPUTER CLASSESSARATOGA SPRINGS PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Disease/Disability Care ServicesSAIL provides both individual and group computer skills training in a fully equipped computer lab. Training is provided for basic computer usage, as well as the use of generic (Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.) and specialized computer programs including DragonSpeak, Kurzweil, Zoomtext and other programs for people with disabilities. The computer lab is also equipped with a variety of generic and specialized computer equipment including ergonomic and adaptive keyboards,adaptive mouses, pointers, etc. that allow people with disabilities full access to computers and the internet.WarrenCOMPUTER SKILLS TRAININGSOUTHERN ADIRONDACK INDEPENDENT LIVING CENTER
    Education ServicesProvides computer classes for seniors FultonCOMPUTER PROGRAMSSENIOR CITIZENS CENTER OF GLOVERSVILLE AND FULTON COUNTY
    Education/Training ServicesTrains people in the use of computer, voice activation, windows and apple platforms, and various softwares.New YorkADAPTIVE TECHNOLOGYJEWISH GUILD HEALTHCARE
    Education/Training ServicesCircles of Mercy provides computer training: a basic introduction to computers, and basic to advanced classes in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access.RensselaerCOMPUTER CLASSESCIRCLES OF MERCY
    Education/Training ServicesThe library offers programs for people of all ages covering a variety of interests and topics, including computer training for a variety of topics. Check with library for offerings. SchenectadyCOMPUTER INSTRUCTIONSCHENECTADY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Education/Training ServicesThe Computers for Kids Program of Troy Area United Ministries runs an intensive summer program for low income and at-risk youth. High School students learn to rebuild and upgrade computer hardware and to install and run software. At the end of the program, each student takes home a fully loaded computer that he or she has rebuilt. Donations of computers, Pentium IV or better, are accepted.RensselaerCOMPUTERS FOR KIDSTROY AREA UNITED MINISTRIES
    Education/Training ServicesProvides an environment within which participants can be involved in meaningful activities that allow them to grow and learn, pursue personal goals and interests, gain greater independence and make a contribution to their community. Consumers participate in a variety of activities each of which meets specific goals for the individual. Volunteer opportunities across the Capital Region often leading to paid jobs.SchenectadyDAY SERVICESWILDWOOD PROGRAMS
    Education/Training ServicesSchoharie County Community Action's Displaced Homemaker Program provides displaced homemakers with guidance, training, and support to enter the labor market.SchoharieDISPLACED HOMEMAKER PROGRAMSCHOHARIE COUNTY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
    Employment ServicesThe Career Readiness Program strives to assist individuals gain the technical and soft skills needed to land gainful employment and succeed in the workplace. They offer computer training, teach resume writing, and cover letter preparation, teach assertiveness, self esteem, stress management, financial literacy, job search strategies, and interviewing techniques.SchenectadyPROJECT LIFTSCHENECTADY COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM
    Library ServicesThe Troy City Library provides library services to Troy area residents, including computers for public use with internet access. Story times for children and reading clubs are also offered. RensselaerPUBLIC LIBRARIESTROY PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Library ServicesInstruction is provided for those who want to learn or perfect their skills in operating, programming, and/or utilizing computers. Guilderland Public Library's Homebound Book Loan program serves the residents of Guilderland, NY. This program allows residents to have books delivered and picked up by library staff volunteers on a monthly basis, to/from their place of residence. A library card must be issued to the responsible party. Library book requests are made by phone and a delivery and/or pick-up date is scheduled. Library materials available to patrons with visual and/or auditory disabilities. These materials, which can be borrowed, include books on CD or cassette tape, closed captioned VHS tapes and closed captioned DVDs. In addition, the library has a magnifier for patrons to use on books and/or newspapers with small print. Book Discussion Groups on various topics meet at the library. Internet access for public use.AlbanyPUBLIC LIBRARYGUILDERLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY
    Recreation/Sport/Fitness ServicesTrinity Institution Family and Neighborhood Resource Center (FNRC) offers a variety of health screenings that are offered to neighborhood residents throughout the year as well as classes such as Tai Chi and Yoga. Other adult education classes include computer instruction, financial literacy and resume preparation and presentation. FNRC offers case management services as well.AlbanyFAMILY RESOURCE AND NEIGHBORHOOD CENTERTRINITY ALLIANCE OF THE CAPITAL REGION
    Youth Enrichment ServicesClub Tech is designed to increase technology literacy for youth through a series of engaging programs to gain basic and advanced computer and Internet skills. RensselaerCLUB TECHBOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS OF SOUTHERN RENSSELAER COUNTY
    Youth Enrichment ServicesClub Tech is an ambitious, multi-year initiative to provide Boys and Girls Clubs with state-of-the-art software and an extensive array of programs and resources that will build members' computer skills and integrate technology in all core program areas. On a daily basis, members of the After School Program are given the opportunity to participate in a number of computer activities, along with weekly lessons where members learn basic computer skills.RensselaerCLUB TECHTROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB
    Youth Enrichment ServicesThe After-school Culture Arts Recreation and Education (CARE) program offers a full line of stimulating and enriching programs and Summer camp for ages 5-12 for six weeks full days. Some activities include music-dance classes, individual lessons or other opportunities for people who want to learn or perfect their skills in music composition and-or performance, chess instruction and computer instruction.AlbanyCULTURE ARTS RECREATION AND EDUCATION (CARE)TRINITY ALLIANCE OF THE CAPITAL REGION
    Youth Enrichment ServicesTeens in the Teen Program are able to participate in a variety of local and national programs along with an assortment of activities and events offered and organized by local universities. We hope that by participating in various programs, our teens will discover their potential and possibilities for the future.RensselaerTEEN PROGRAMTROY BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB

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