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Introductory Assistive Technology Training Course. Dragon Naturally Speaking, Lesson 1

Introductory Assistive Technology Training Course. Dragon Naturally Speaking, Lesson 1


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  • 1. Dragon Naturally Speaking
    Lesson 1
    Installation & Introduction To Training
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  • 2. Supporting an inclusive and modern workforce, Working Advantage Virtual Enterprises Training (WAV E-Training) provides computer assistive technologies training and online courses across North America. 
    We help people with different abilities gain access to employment using computer software, hardware and assistive devices.
    Catherine Llwyd, Owner, Consultant, Trainer
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  • 3. Why Should I Learn Dragon Naturally Speaking?
    • We provide Accessibility for the disABLEd and Protect ALL people
    from computer-related injuries
    • Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 helps individuals and organizations
    meet their disability management needs
    • Whether individuals are permanently disabled or just in temporary
    rehabilitation, Dragon NaturallySpeaking 10 can keep everyone working.
    Plus, by using voice to control your computer and create
    documents, users reduce their risk of developing computer-related
    injuries
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  • 4. MIC Jack or LINE IN
    USB Port
    Installing Your Microphone
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  • 5. CD-ROM Drive
    Insert CD1 into the CD-ROM Drive
    If installation does not start immediately, double-click on setup.exe in Windows Explorer . You may be asked to insert CD 2. Type all of your information, including your serial number given with Dragon Naturally Speaking packaging.
    Choose where you want to install Dragon Naturally Speaking.
    Use the default directory: C://Program FilesNuanceNaturally Speaking.
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  • 6.
    • There are three set-up types to choose from
    Click on one of the following:
    • Typical – Installs all options and
    speech files
    • Complete – Requires the most
    disk space
    • Custom – Lets you choose which
    options and files to install.
    Click on custom to install other
    languages, dialects or enable
    Quick Start, which launches at
    system start-up.
    How to choose Set-up Type
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  • 7.
    • Continue to follow set-up instructions
    • 8. Register your copy of Dragon Naturally Speaking so that you can be notified of any updates
    • 9. Click on Check the internet for program updates after set-up is completed
    • 10. Start Dragon Naturally Speaking by clicking on the desktop icon. An activation box will then appear. Click Activate Now. Click Activate Automatically. Set-up is now complete!
    Set-up Continued…
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  • 11. Creating A New User
    Type your name in the name field
    Click Next
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  • 12. Select your dictation device. This is usually your headset or microphone with the MIC In jack or the USB port
    Click Next
    Headset Or Microphone
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  • 13. Begin initial training by reading the text on the screen out loud for several minutes
    When Finished
    Click Next
    New User Wizard
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  • 14. Position the headset microphone about a half inch from your mouth and a little to the side
    Position the Hand-held Microphone one-
    three inches from
    Your mouth
    When finished
    Click Next
    Set-up Your Microphone
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  • 15. Click Start Volume Check and read the text in the dialogue box aloud. When the program beeps, click Next.Click Start Quality Check. Read the text again until the word “PASSED” is displayed. Click Next
    Volume And Sound Quality Check
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  • 16. You will asked to read for several minutes, out loud . This enhances accuracy. Have a drink of water before you start and speak into the microphone with a normal voice. If you are struggling with a word press Skip. A yellow arrow tells you where to start. when you are ready to train click Go.
    Welcome To General Training
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  • 17. Choose A Text To Read aloud and click OK
    Try to read exactly what is on the screen. If you make a mistake, repeat the words. The arrow will guide you. When you have read for about five minutes the New User Wizard displays a message of congratulations. Click OK and the programs starts to adapt your voice file. This will take several minutes. Take a break and have a drink of water.
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  • 18. Now Dragon Naturally Speaking needs to adapt to your writing style. This tool scans all of your typed documents in your computer files to help with accuracy.
    Click Start
    This scan can take from five to thirty minutes
    When the scan is finished, click Next.
    Congratulations, you are ready for lesson 2!
    Adapting To Your Writing Style
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  • 19. Working Advantage Virtual Enterprises Training
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    2009
    Copyright:
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