Upcoming Events

27 Jun 2019
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11 Jul 2019
Technology Workshop: Introduction to iPhone & iPad Accessibility - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.
An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.

At this introductory session, we'll explore screen reader navigation, braille support and Siri voice control. Each session includes 90 minutes of structured lecture delivery of material, followed by 60 minutes of individualized support.

02 Jul 2019
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Microsoft Soundscape - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.
An over the shoulder shot of a man holding his iPhone using voiceover.

Join us and explore a new way to travel with Microsoft Soundscape! Unlike step-by-step navigation apps, Soundscape uses 3D audio cues to enrich ambient awareness and provide a new way to relate to the environment. It allows you to build a mental map and make personal route choices while being more comfortable within unfamiliar spaces. 

03 Jul 2019
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Android Accessibility - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.
A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.

This is part of a 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. In this session we'll explore Google Assistant voice control.

03 Jul 2019
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Technology Workshop: Exploring iOS, Android Accessibility and Microsoft Soundscape - Mississauga

CNIB Mississauga
50 Burnhamthorpe Rd. W, Suite 421
Mississauga ON L5B 3C2
Canada

A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.
A hand holding an Android smartphone against a black background.

This is part of a 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. We'll explore screen reader navigation, access tips and tricks, as well as Google Assistant voice control.

09 Jul 2019
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Entertainment on demand - technology workshop

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

A woman holding a tv remote and a bowl of popcorn.
A woman holding a tv remote and a bowl of popcorn.

Entertainment on Demand – Getting to know Google Chromecast. Traditional television is a thing of the past! Learn how to access a huge range of entertainment with just a touch of a button and a few streaming apps.

11 Jul 2019
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CNIB Venture Zone: Game Tournament - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

The Venture Zone logo (a lightbulb with a dollar sign inside) is shown on a yellow background.
The Venture Zone logo (a lightbulb with a dollar sign inside) is shown on a yellow background.

Bring your competitive side out and test your entrepreneurial chops at the CNIB GTA Hub! Learn about running a business risk-free and vie for the top score with CNIB's new Venture Zone Game. Get the highest score and win prizes, including a Venture Zone Champ t-shirt, candy, and a trophy.

25 Jul 2019
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Sunu Band - Toronto

CNIB Community Hub
1525 Yonge Street
Toronto ON M4T 1Z2
Canada

Sunu band. A black plastic wristband
Sunu band. A black plastic wristband

Join us for an introduction to Sunu Band - a smart-band that helps guide users around obstacles. Using sonar or echolocation to detect objects up to 16 feet or 5.5 meters away, Sunu Band sends haptic vibration feedback to inform users how close (or far away) they are to obstacles.