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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

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.
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Technology Workshop: Introduction to Android Accessibility - Toronto

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

Technology Workshop: Introduction to Microsoft Soundscape - Toronto

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

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

Technology Workshop: Introduction to Android Accessibility - Toronto

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

CNIB Venture Zone: Game Tournament - Toronto

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.
Sunu band. A black plastic wristband

Technology Workshop: Introduction to Sunu Band - Toronto

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.
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Entertainment on demand - technology workshop

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.
NuEyes e2 headset.

Technology session: Introduction to NuEyes, Smartcane and Saarthi - Toronto

Join us for an introduction for three new pieces of technology: NuEyes, Smartcane and Saarthi! 
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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.