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2019 CNIB Tech Fairs

Technology is transforming the lives of people with sight loss and the CNIB Foundation is excited to bring the latest in cutting-edge technology to your community.

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Events

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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 built-in accessibility features make Android devices easier to use.

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Stories

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Travis's battle

At two years old, an E.coli infection almost took Travis's life and stole his sight.

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Phone it Forward

Donate a smartphone. Change the life of someone who's blind.

Phone It Forward gives Canadians a unique opportunity to donate their old smartphones, receive a tax receipt, and empower people who are blind in the process.

Smartphones make a tremendous impact on the lives of people who are blind. Accessible smartphone apps make it possible to do all kinds of things that may have seemed challenging before.

Donate your smartphone today
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CNIB's National SCORE Program

Calling all youth in Canada! Sign up for the experience of a lifetime with CNIB's National SCORE program

SCORE (Skills, Confidence & Opportunities through Recreation & Education)

CNIB's National SCORE program is a summer experience that combines the joys of camp with excursions and activities geared to helping youth (ages 16-21) learn and develop skills to pursue post-secondary education.

Put down the textbooks and join CNIB for an all-expenses-paid opportunity! Discover and explore your potential through educational and empowering activities while connecting with like-minded peers.

CNIB National SCORE program:
Sunday, July 14, 2019 – Saturday, July 27, 2019

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Volunteer Opportunities

Children's Day Program Assistant - GTA

Change what it means to be blind by helping children with sight loss meet new friends and gain self-confidence while enjoying interactive social and recreational activities. Provide community-based support: help to plan, implement and supervise the children’s day program.

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Peer Support Facilitator

Make a difference for people who are blind or partially sighted by facilitating peer group meetings in your community.

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