Digital Jumpstart

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Carmen Uses Her Newfound Computer Skills to Host a Retreat

October 26, 2021

With the help of computer skills she learned from our Digital Jumpstart program, Carmen has been hosting a retreat on her property. “I only opened up September 15th, but since then every weekend I’ve been pretty much booked.”

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Digital Jumpstart Helps Somayeh with Her Studies

September 1, 2021

Through the Digital Jumpstart program, Somayeh received a laptop to help with her school. She also received one-on-one virtual tutoring in computer programs such as Word, Excel, and WordQ. In particular, she mentions how WordQ’s word prediction feature has helped with her schoolwork.

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“I Feel More Confident to Apply For a Job”

August 11, 2021

Marie was applying for jobs, but she didn’t have the right equipment. “I did not have a laptop. I was using my phone, and it was very difficult to write resumes,” she says.

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Colchester Community Workshops Thankful for Digital Jumpstart

June 2, 2021

Colchester Community Workshops (CCW) provides valuable services to adults with intellectual disabilities in Truro, Nova Scotia. We were thrilled to receive a letter from CCW thanking Neil Squire for Digital Jumpstart training, which has helped their clients stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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