Making Your Own Coasters – Adult Activity

Online NH

Do you need a place to set your coffee or tea? Why not make your own artsy coasters!   Participants will be sent supplies they need to make these creative coasters.  What’s better than something hand-made we can also use! For more information about this event and Zoom meeting, please email Stephanie Hurd at shurd@futureinsight.org.

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.

Paper Mache Egg Project – Youth Adventures

Online NH

Learn how to make a paper mache egg that can double as a dish to store things inside. Sharon O’Shea will guide us through this artistic project.  Participants will be sent a list of supplies ahead of time. For more information about this event and Zoom meeting, please email Stephanie Hurd at shurd@futureinsight.org.

Assistive Tech Lab: Making a Hands Free Magnifier Holder

Online NH

Holding a magnifier to read medications, the newspaper, mail, photos and other objects can be exhausting and difficult for many individuals. During this workshop, participants will make a hands-free magnify holders for tablets and smartphones. This workshop will also demonstrate how to use the magnifying features that are “built-in” on the iPhone and iPad.   LIMITED… read more Assistive Tech Lab: Making a Hands Free Magnifier Holder

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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