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Gianluca Apollaro

Gianluca Apollaro

Biography:
2017 - Individual Training on Reaper and audio editing for musician Massimo Tagliata. Instructor at the Cisco Academy for the Vision Impaired for the Music Composition Course with Derek Lane and Jessica Silva.
2016 - Collaboration with musician Massimo Tagliata for the production of the album Swinging Christmas produced for a campaign to help improve the accessibility of Osara, an add-on that allows blind people to use Reaper via text-to-speech on their computer screens. Instructor for the software LAMBDA (Linear Access for Mathematics to Braille Displays and Audiosynthesis) in Siena in collaboration with Unione Italiana ciechi e Ipovedenti (the Italian Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired)
2015 - Instructor at the Cisco Academy for the Vision impaired for the short course Reaper and Osara with Derek Lane Instructor for the software LAMBDA (Linear Access for Mathematics to Braille Displays and Audiosynthesis) in Florence for the association "Ludica", a scientific association.
2014 - Started the development of the keymap for Osara with Derek Lane Individual Training on Reaper and audio editing for musician Ivan Dalia.
2013 - Instructor for Skype at a switchboard operator course for Unione Italiana ceichi e Ipovedenti (the Italian Union for the Blind and Visually Impaired)
2012 - Instructor for the Unione Italiana ciechi e Ipovedenti (the Italian Union for the Blind and Visually Impaired) of Florence: Audiodocumentiamoci, a laboratory for the creation of documentaries Synced audio-video for Views-Italia
2011 - Development and testing of the software JFLAP with the University of Florence, Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences. Collaborated with Unione italiana ciechi e ipovedenti (the Italian Union of the Blind and Visually Impaired) in running a workshop for the project Elvis, with classes taught in English.
2010 - Instructor at the SSIS of assistive technology, with regard to the special needs of students with Visual impairment. Ability to use computers, mainly running Windows from Windows XP to Windows 10. Use assistive technologies such as screen reading software both JAWS and NVDA. Use audio-editing software (mainly Reaper, but also Goldwave and Audacity).