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Technology programs

Our device training programs include introductions to new, accessible technology options like smartphone apps and the latest devices for people with varying degrees of sight loss. There are opportunities for learning, sharing and problem-solving in groups and one-on-one.

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Technology Workshop: Introduction to iPhone & iPad Accessibility - Toronto

Grab your Apple device and come join us for this introductory session where we will explore the basics from turning on your device to identifying which accessibility features are best suited for you. This is part one of a four-part series of group sessions that will help guide participants through the basics of using an iPhone and iPad (as well as understanding and using the built-in accessibility features). Each session includes 90 minutes of structured lecture delivery of material, followed by 60 minutes of individualized support. Wednesday, September 11, 18, October 2, 9.
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Android Accessibility - Toronto

Join us for this introductory session where we will explore the basics from turning on a device to identifying which accessibility features are best suited for you. After this session, you will be able to hold your device correctly and identify important access points, identify the main accessibility, explain how the build-in accessibility features make Android devices easier to use. This is a four-part 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. It is recommended that participants take all sessions, but participants can choose the sessions best suited for their needs. Thursday, September 12, 26, October 3, 10.
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Microsoft Soundscape - Durham

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. 
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One-on-One Tech Support - Toronto

Join us for one-on-one training sessions for a variety of popular, accessible technology options including smartphones, tablets, smart home devices and so much more. By appointment only, every Thursday. Ask questions and learn more about your technology in a dedicated time slot - just you and your instructor.
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Access to PC technology - Whitby

This two-part series (offered at the Whitby Public Library) will teach participants about the accessibility features for PC computers. The group meets Tuesday, October 8 & 15. 
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Device training

Our device training programs include introductions to new, accessible technology options like smartphone apps and the latest devices for people with varying degrees of sight loss. There are opportunities for learning, sharing and problem-solving in groups and one-on-one.