We are happy to be able to provide space for the monthly meetings of two self advocacy groups. Although these meetings are not an “official” MAST activity, we always support organized self advocacy and think it is very important that people with disabilities have easy access to such groups. These groups are happy to see […]
We will be partnering with Hull Park and Retreat Center for the Blind for an informative afternoon workshop on living with low vision. Come join us for this seminar to explore areas of challenge due to your vision loss. Mary Lee Turner will lead a conversation regarding resources available to address concerns related to techniques […]
We invite you to our workshop about using cameras as tools when you are visually impaired. Many people might say, “Why would a blind person be interested in the camera?” Although we might not take the greatest pictures, sometimes, the digital camera on your smart phone or other device is an extremely useful tool for […]
Facebook 101 and VoiceOver Just in time to reach out to family and friends and keep in touch over the holidays! MAST has partnered with Tracy Boyd of Mommies with Guides to offer two workshops in how to use your mobile device with VoiceOver and Facebook. Tracy’s group, Mommies with Guides has gotten national media […]
Nik will be speaking and demonstrating BlindSquare, a crowdsourced orientation and mobility app, at Legacy Devers Eye Institute. Specifically, he will be the guest of the Devers Low Vision Support Group which meets there monthly. It is free to individuals with low vision/blindness. What: Blindsquare and how it can be used to facilitate traveling independently. […]
If you use or are interested in learning more about refreshable braille devices, you don’t want to miss this one! Baum USA, manufacturer of the VarioUltra Smart Braille Notetaker that can also pair simultaneously with up to five other devices, is coming to MAST. Baum representative, Renee, will be coming on Thursday, November 5th from […]
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.
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 & […]
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