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Technology Programs

Our device training programs include introductions to new, accessible technology options like smartphone apps and the latest devices for people with varying degrees of sight loss. There are opportunities for learning, sharing and problem-solving in groups and one-on-one.

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Tech Talk (National)

Our monthly tech talks introduce new, technology options like smartphone apps and the latest devices for people with varying degrees of sight loss. This group runs via Zoom web conference from 10-11:30 a.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Techstravaganza - Teleconference (National)

This virtual group brings people with sight loss together to discuss any technical issue that affects their every-day lives and to share ideas and experiences that might be helpful to the group. You don't have to be "technical" in order to participate in group discussions. The tech talk group meets every Wednesday via teleconference from 1-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.

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Remote One-on-One Technology Training, Coaching & Support - Wednesday Sessions

Join us for one-on-one training sessions for a variety of popular, accessible technology options including smartphones, tablets, smart home devices and so much more. Ask questions and learn more about your technology in a dedicated time slot - just you and your instructor. Sessions run via Zoom web conference or teleconference every Wednesday, by appointment only. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Android Accessibility

Join us for this introductory session where we will explore the basics from turning on a device to identifying which accessibility features are best suited for you. After this session, you will be able to hold your device correctly and identify important access points, identify the main accessibility, explain how the build-in accessibility features make Android devices easier to use. This is a four-part series of group sessions that will help guide participants through the basics of using Android devices, as well as understanding and using the built-in accessibility features. It is recommended that participants take all sessions, but participants can choose the sessions best suited for their needs. Sessions run via Zoom web conference or teleconference every Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.
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Accessible Games: High Or Low Tech (National)

Being at home with limited options for recreation can be isolating. Come learn about some fun and accessible single and multiplayer games for smartphones, tablets and computers. This workshop meets via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 6 from 2-3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Technology Workshop: Facebook and VoiceOver (National)

Facebook is an awesome social media platform to connect with old friends and find some new friends. Join creative groups to explore your interests and even start new conversations around things you find most interesting. The Facebook iOS app works well with VoiceOver that makes it easier to use the platform. Join us virtually and learn how you can get started! This technology workshop meets via Zoom web conference and teleconference on April 6 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Tech Talk Tuesday (National)

This group runs via Zoom web conference every Tuesday from 7-9 p.m. Atlantic Time to chat about technology. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Tech Drop-in Session (National)

Are you having challenges with using your technology or do you simply have questions about something new? Join us for a forum discussion by teleconference. Tech successes are welcome too! Many heads are better than one! The group meets via teleconference every Tuesday from 1-3 p.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Technology Workshop: See the World through Seeing AI (National)

Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. Designed for the blind and low vision community, this app harnesses the power of AI to describe short texts, products, handwriting, documents, colours, light and even people. This two-part workshop meets via Zoom web conference on April 1 & 8 at 10 a.m. Eastern Time. Call-in information will be given upon registration.
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Technology Workshop: Aira

Using augmented reality, Aira connects people who are blind or partially sighted with a trained professional agent dedicated to further enhancing your everyday experience. It’s hands-free assistance after the touch of a button. Connect with a live agent that acts as an extra set of eyes to get quick things done! The group meets via teleconference on April 1 & April 2 from 3-4 p.m. Eastern Time. Call in information will be given upon registration.