COMSATS trains visually impaired students
STAFF REPORT IBD: The COMSATS Internet Services (CIS) has recently concluded a 6-week web design training course in partnership with the Directorate of Special Education and Social Welfare to a group of 25 visually impaired students at National Library and Research Center (NLRC), Islamabad.
The training was conducted the library by Manager Software of CIS Abid Rizvi, says a press release.
The training covered many web design topics including HTML, CSS, page layouts, Notepad as editor, Dreamweaver, Firebug, domain registration and hosting, and website update and maintenance.
Certificates were also given at the conclusion of the training by Director General Special Education and Social Welfare, Syed Mustafain Kazmi.
On the occasion, the CEO CIS highlighted that mission of COMSATS is to use technology for social benefit through programmes such as telehealth and training and it is a proud moment for COMSATS that it has trained these visually impaired students to be able to design websites sitting at home.