Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading. This workshop will focus on signing up and navigating the Bookshare.org website. To register, please contact Stephanie… read more Tech Group Workshop: Using Bookshare.org (Beginner)
The focus of this training will be on the accessibility features of the PC desktop or laptop. This training workshop will be on Zoom and is geared for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, beginner level with technology, and over the age of 55. This workshop is organized in partnership with Sight Services for… read more Tech Training (for 55+): Optimizing the Windows PC for Low Vision
Book club discussion - The host of TV’s The Daily Show shares his coming-of-age story as the child of a white father and black mother in South Africa. Their very union was considered a crime, and when the author was born during apartheid his biracial status made him an outcast. Stage and Screen Biography Available… read more Book Club – Born A Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood, Trevor Noah
We will play 3 different games over Zoom. Five Things; pick a person and name a category and that person has 15 seconds to come up with 5 items. Then they pick the next person and category. Add a thing; pick a category and each person names one thing in that category as quickly as… read more Things, Things, and more Things!!!
Try your ear at this fun game listening to clips of music. Can you identify the song title or artist? There will be multiple categories ranging from the oldies, musicals, pop, and more! Don’t want to go it alone? It’s OK. We’ll play a round of teams and individuals. It’s all about fun! For more… read more Name that Tune
Going to restaurants and meetings in which inaccessible documents are handed out can be very frustrating for someone with a vision impairment. With the free Seeing AI app by Microsoft, individuals who experience vision impairments can quickly read a menu or document that has just been handed to them. Positioning a phone and the document… read more Assistive Tech Lab: Creating A Portable Scan and Read Station for Seeing AI and KNFB reader
No Braille experience necessary. Whether you have a Braille writer or need a slate and stylus, we will walk you through how to make your own Braille Valentines! Participants will also be paired with their secret Valentine to send a little something sweet. We will open our packages together and reveal our secret Valentines the… read more Braille Valentine’s and Secret Valentine Exchange – Youth Adventures
We will work on layout options, choosing a theme, adding slides, inserting media, and making a powerpoint that is accessible. We’ll also learn how to navigate through existing powerpoints. To register, please contact Stephanie Hurd, Assistive Technology & Activity Specialist, and include “Tech Workshop” in the subject line: firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s more than watching endless videos! We’ll cover how to create your own Youtube channel and adding content. We’ll answer the question of “Should I go Youtube Live”? How to then develop followers becomes of great importance too. To register, please contact Stephanie Hurd, Assistive Technology & Activity Specialist, and include “Tech Workshop” in the… read more Tech Group Workshop: YouTube Tuesday
The focus of this training workshop will be on the accessibility features of the Apple desktop or laptop. This training workshop will be on Zoom and is geared for individuals who are blind or visually impaired, beginner level with technology, and over the age of 55. This workshop is organized in partnership with Sight Services for… read more Tech Training (for 55+): Maximizing the Mac for Low Vision Accessibility