April 'Accessibility Month' Apple Event

4/10/2018

 

CNIB is thrilled to announce an exclusive one-day curated event at Apple Stores across the country for blind or partially sighted Canadians.

On Saturday April 28, 15 Apple Stores in Canada will offer two free technology sessions specifically for CNIB participants.
 
Regardless of your comfort level with technology, Apple has something for you. From newbies to gurus - join a session in your region to learn more about Voiceover or Coding.
 
1) Voiceover for iPad and iPhone Session: Learn more about the assistive technology of VoiceOver for iPad or iPhone. For people who are blind or have sight loss, Voiceover lets you hear a description of what's happening on your screen.  This session will navigate shortcuts and discover how to adjust speaking and pitch rate.

2) Getting Started with Coding Session: Swift is a powerful programming language created by Apple that’s used to build many popular apps. Swift Playgrounds is an app for iPad that makes coding interactive and fun for beginner coders ages 12+. Explore coding concepts and get hands-on with the same code professional developers use every day. Coding knowledge is not required.
 
Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to join a session in your region. Below is the complete list of locations:

Calgary, Alberta
Chinook Centre
Register for this event  or e-mail Karen.Love@cnib.ca for details.

Calgary, Alberta
Market Mall
Register for this event or e-mail Karen.Love@cnib.ca for details.

Edmonton, Alberta
Southgate Centre
Register for this event or e-mail Karen.Love@cnib.ca for details.

Edmonton, Alberta
West Edmonton
Register for this event or e-mail Karen.Love@cnib.ca for details.

Coquitlam, British Columbia
Coquitlam Centre
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Register for this event or e-mail Henry.Stuive@cnib.ca for details.

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Polo Park
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Register for this event or e-mail Kayla.DeBaets@vlrehab.ca for details.

Halifax, Nova Scotia
Halifax Shopping Centre
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Register for this event or e-mail Andria.Kosel@vlrehab.ca for details.

London, Ontario
Masonville
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Register for this event or e-mail Karin.McArthur@cnib.ca for details.

Mississauga, Ontario
Square One
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Register for this event or e-mail Karin.McArthur@cnib.ca for details.

Ottawa, Ontario
Rideau
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Register for this event or e-mail Karin.McArthur@cnib.ca for details.

Toronto, Ontario
Fairview
9:30 am - 10:30 am
Register for this event or e-mail Karin.McArthur@cnib.ca for details.

Waterloo, Ontario
Conestoga
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Register for this event or e-mail Karin.McArthur@cnib.ca for details.

Laval, Quebec
Carrefour Laval
Register for this event.

Montreal, Quebec
Sainte-Catherine
Register for this event.

Quebec City, Quebec
Place Ste-Foy
Register for this event.

 

Please note: You do not need to own an Apple device or have any knowledge of Apple products to attend a session. Apple will provide devices for participants to use during the session. Participants are welcome to bring their personal iPad or iPhone but it is not required.

 

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