Tech Group Workshop: Creating and Accessing PowerPoints

Online NH

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: shurd@futureinsight.org.

Tech Group Workshop: YouTube Tuesday

Online NH

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

Tech Training (for 55+): Maximizing the Mac for Low Vision Accessibility

Online NH

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

Tech Group Workshop: Amazon Fire Tablet

Online NH

This tablet is a very cost effective and a viable option to enjoy numerous tech features and apps.  So, what can it do?  We’ll cover its accessibility, Voice View, and beneficial apps including Bard Mobile. You will learn the Amazon Silk browser and some subscriptions services such as Netflix and Amazon video.  It’s a great… read more Tech Group Workshop: Amazon Fire Tablet

Tech Group Workshop: Editing videos and creating projects using iMovie (for iOS)

Online NH

First, you’ll need to consider the product you wish to create.  Learn how to trim videos and import media into iMovie. We’ll cover titling your project, ordering multiple videos for sequential fluidity, and adding effects such as fade in and out, sounds, and themes. Finally, we’ll walk through how to save and export finished products. … read more Tech Group Workshop: Editing videos and creating projects using iMovie (for iOS)

Tech Group Workshop: Accessing and filling out PDFs

Online NH

We will review the characteristics of an accessible PDF, including Adobe Reader and its accessible features accessible set up assistant, changing settings, saving as a text document and  keyboard alternatives to using the mouse. Learn how to approach image only files, tagged and untagged documents, and how to fill out electronic forms. To register, please… read more Tech Group Workshop: Accessing and filling out PDFs

Tech Group Workshop: The Voice Dream Suite (Android and iOS)

Online NH

This workshop will cover Voice Dream reader, scanner and writer. Learn how to create content, scan documents, and access files all through these powerful and beneficial apps. To register, please contact Stephanie Hurd, Assistive Technology & Activity Specialist,  and include “Tech Workshop” in the subject line: shurd@futureinsight.org.

Tech Training (for 55+): Smart Speakers and Smart Home Technology

Online NH

This workshop will share information on how current smart home technologies can benefit the blind and low vision community. This will include the use of smart speakers and a voice assistant (i.e.: Alexa) for tasks around the home (maintain calendar, stay up on news, set timer, etc.) and will address how these systems can promote… read more Tech Training (for 55+): Smart Speakers and Smart Home Technology

Tech Training (for 55+): Using Wearables for Increased Independence

Online NH

The focus of this training will be on the wearables and accessibility. Several wearables will be reviewed including smart watches (Apple and Android) which allow access to all tasks that can be performed with a smartphone, the use of AIRA and OrCam for safe navigation, identifying objects providing assistance with reading materials and the use… read more Tech Training (for 55+): Using Wearables for Increased Independence

Tech Training (for 55+): Computing with a Refreshable Braille Display

Online NH

This workshop will focus on incorporating the use of refreshable braille displays, both corded and wireless. 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 Independent Living… read more Tech Training (for 55+): Computing with a Refreshable Braille Display

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