MAST was featured in a local story about the Hadley award in the Hillsboro Tribune this week. Hillsboro Woman Wins National Award from Hadley School
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This October, we were happy to participate in Portland’s White Cane Safety Day activities. On October 5th, Nik represented MAST in a downtown white cane walk and an information table set up in the South Park Blocks at Portland State University. Participants could volunteer to get a mini orientation and mobility lesson with Nik or […]
Nik will be teaching classes at Hull Retreat Center for the Blind in Sandy, Oregon on October 27-29. This is a two day retreat where seniors with vision loss can learn skills and ask questions in a small group, supportive environment. To find out more, contact Hull Park at (503) 668-6195.
I (Lisa) was honored to be acknowledged by Hadley School for the Blind as a student award recipient this year. I was awarded the Richard Kinney Challenge of Living Award, and was invited to speak at Hadley’s Women’s Board Tribute Luncheon and their Annual Trustees Meeting. Nik attended with me and we were able to […]
These comments are from Nik: iOS 9 is out and has brought a number of changes. Some major and some not so drastic, but mostly improvements and a clean up of iOS 8. In short iOS 9 has brought the following: Greatly improved text selection abilities both using touch, braille and keyboard commands Introduction of […]
Look for Nik Petersson at this year’s Oregon Association of Higher Education and Disability Conference in Cannon Beach, Oregon on Wednesday, November 4th, 2015 at 3:15pm. Nik will be presenting alongside Michele Bromley, Inclusive Technology Coordinator at Portland State University. The title of their session is “Guiding and Promoting Accessible Design Beyond the DSS Office” […]
We are excited to announce that we have partnered with AiSquared to offer a demonstration workshop. You are invited! See the latest products from Ai Squared. This is the first chance to see ZoomText Fusion! We will be demonstrating the groundbreaking ZoomText Multi-Monitor support and featuring the all-new ZoomText Large-Print Keyboards. You will also want to […]
Join Nik at the downtown Microsoft Store for a look at Windows-based screenreaders. See details below. Follow this link to the Microsoft Event site to register. Hope to see you there! Introduction to Windows Compatible Screenreading Software Event ID: 1032666852 Portland, OR Located Street Level on Third Avenue and Yamhill Street, next to Tiffany & […]
Nik and I are usually strictly public transit people. But every so often, a cab is necessary. Recently, I broke my foot and had to stay off of it for weeks. This meant that public transit was nearly impossible, so I started trying some of the new cab and driver services. Although I will still […]
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