Nik will be at the Vancouver Office of the Washington Department of Services for the Blind on May 24th, 2016. He will be demonstrating several different Braille Displays and Computers and will answer questions about them and how they can be used in the workplace. This event is not open to the public, but there […]
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We will be at the Health and Wellness Fair hosted by Terwilliger Plaza Retirement Community. This event is directed towards the residents there, but is also open to the public. Many different health and wellness related vendors will be available to demonstrate their products and services. Health screenings are available, as well as a goodie […]
IMPORTANT! If you are not registered to vote, You need to register before April 26 in order to be eligible to vote in the May elections. Register Online to Vote. All registered? Great! All citizens have the right to vote and to vote accessibly and privately. For most blind people, there have been several obstacles […]
Lisa wrote an article about the importance of web, application and other accessibility for the Non-Profit Technology Network (nten.org), which helps non-profits utilize technology more effectively. Check it out here: Stamp Out the Disability Information Famine! Their monthly newsletter, Connect, is featuring articles and information about inclusion and diversity this month.
I thought I would write down some of my thoughts on traveling around when blind. My disclaimer is that these are just my thoughts, observations and experiences. I am not a certified Orientation and Mobility Instructor. In fact, when I think about my own travel training, I realize that I have never had […]
MAST will be offering a 5 session course on using Mac with Voiceover. Learn the basics to using a Mac operating system (iMac, Macbook, Macbook Air included) and the shortcuts of voiceover in this in depth course. We will spread out the information over 5 weeks in two hour sessions. We are limiting this series […]
We are pleased to announce that Nik has completed both the basic and advanced JAWS Scripting Language (JSL) development courses through Freedom Scientific and we can now offer scripting services to clients and employers. Freedom Scientific’s JAWS is a versatile screen reading application for Windows-based or web-based operating systems. Widely used in employment settings by […]
If you find yourself at the 31st Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, you might be able to happen upon Nik, who will be attending and will also be hanging out with our friends at Humanware. Stop by the Humanware booth to see their great products for people with vision loss and say […]
We have had more requests for the Camera Workshop than we had spaces for, so we will be offering it again in April! If you missed it before, here’s your chance to get your scan on! We invite you to our workshop about using cameras as tools when you are visually impaired. Many people might […]
Want to learn how technology can help you access information while you travel? BlindSquare is one of the most popular apps that can give you real-time information about directions, street names, businesses around you, which way you are facing, and other information that makes traveling while blind much easier and even more fun! We will […]
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