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Come to Work - Boot Camp Series

You have the first 30 seconds in an interview situation to make an impression. You have the next one minute to leave a lasting impression! Put your best foot forward, brush up on the skills you need to compete and be successful!  The 6-week virtual group meets every Wednesday (beginning September 18). Participants can join the sessions from the comfort of their own home via Zoom Virtual Conference.
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CNIB: Read Book Club

CNIB: Read is a virtual book club for anyone interested in accessible literacy. Housed on Facebook, the club gives members an interactive community where they can read together, swap notes and perspectives on what they've read, and talk about all things books – from their favourite writers to the latest accessible reading technologies on the market. 
 
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Connecting the Dots Conference 2019

Join the CNIB Foundation as we launch our nationwide conference – Connecting the Dots – the largest educational and professional development experience focused on technology, employment and literacy for people with sight loss. 
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Oshawa Lawn Bowling Group

Take part in lawn bowling with the Oshawa Lawn Bowling Club. Free for people who are blind or partially sighted.
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Aamer's Charity Nature Walk in the City - Toronto

The nature walk will start at the CNIB Bayview office and go through the trails East of the building to Edwards Gardens. We will enjoy the gardens and people are welcome to purchase a snack or treat at the Garden Café before we make our way back to the CNIB.

Participants have the option of ending the hike at Edwards Gardens as per their ability.

Total time/distance for this nature walk is approximately 2.5 hours and 7 KM. This nature walk will involve stairs, uneven ground and a decent physical effort.
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CCB Mysteries Chapter: Every Child Counts Mystery Event

Save the date! The CCB Mysteries chapter is teaming up with the CNIB Foundation to bring you an evening of entertainment that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seats!
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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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Clearing our Path

The CNIB Foundation developed the first edition of Clearing Our Path in 1998 to address the need for information on creating accessible environments for people who are blind.