Tag: Access to Information

Pocket-sized 2023 uncontracted braille calendar by Joan Billesberger

Pocket-sized 2023 uncontracted braille calendar.   Measures 4 by 6 inches. For a low price of $5.   Technology is great, but sometimes it’s just easier to have a paper copy at your fingertips.   To receive a high quality uncontracted braille calendar Contact… Continue Reading “Pocket-sized 2023 uncontracted braille calendar by Joan Billesberger”

News Release – The B.C. government is providing a $3.162 million grant to the Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults program with assistive communication technology.

Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.   NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release 2022SDPR0034-000838 May 30, 2022   Communication technology supports independence, participation VICTORIA – People with severe communication disabilities will be able to access the augmentative communication technology and professional support they need… Continue Reading “News Release – The B.C. government is providing a $3.162 million grant to the Communication Assistance for Youth and Adults program with assistive communication technology.”

Audiobooks, AI, and humans – where do they stand? – Good e-Reader

The audiobook segment is easily the most lucrative at the moment. With demand ever on the rise, one might have the impression the voice artists are having a — Read on goodereader.com/blog/audiobooks/audiobooks-ai-and-humans-where-do-they-stand

World Braille Day | National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS)

In celebration of World Braille Day, Braille Literacy Canada (BLC), the Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB), the CNIB Foundation, the Centre for Equitable Library Access (CELA), the National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS), and the Provincial Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired (PRCVI)… Continue Reading “World Braille Day | National Network for Equitable Library Service (NNELS)”

Facts about vision loss, Day Four, Education, White Cane Week 2021

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) “A Lack of Sight is not a lack of vision”   WCW Day Four, February 10, 2021 Facts About blindness, vision loss and deaf-blindness Fact #4 – You will find blind &… Continue Reading “Facts about vision loss, Day Four, Education, White Cane Week 2021”

White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #2, History of Assistive Technology, Tuesday, February 9th at 10 AM Pacific Time.

Canadian Council of the Blind (CCB) BC-Yukon Division White Cane Week (WCW) February 7 to 13, 2021   DID YOU KNOW that Assistive Technology products range from braille writers to screen readers to audio books to even a sonar smartband that helps provide social… Continue Reading “White Cane Week 2021, Did You Know #2, History of Assistive Technology, Tuesday, February 9th at 10 AM Pacific Time.”

Don’t Just Stand There…Scan It By Annette Goehring of ND Assistive

I’ve come across this blog post by Annette Goehring of ND Assistive that I thought many would appreciate learning about.  Check the link below for a detailed look at these 4 scanning stands. Don’t Just Stand There…Scan It! “iPads and tablets have become more… Continue Reading “Don’t Just Stand There…Scan It By Annette Goehring of ND Assistive”

Pocket-sized 2021 Uncontracted Braille Calendar, $5 Each at Canadian Braille Service

Pocket-sized 2021 Uncontracted Braille Calendar Produced by Canadian Braille Service   Measures 4 by 6 inches. For a low price of $5. Technology is great, but sometimes it’s just easier to have a paper braille copy at your fingertips.   To receive a high… Continue Reading “Pocket-sized 2021 Uncontracted Braille Calendar, $5 Each at Canadian Braille Service”

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