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      Webinars, trainings, and other resources to help blind and low vision children get the assistive technology skills they need to be successful in post-secondary training and employment.

      Click here to access the slides for the presentation that the IDB tech team gave at the 2015 IESBVI Summer Institute entitled Assistive technology for a Smooth Transition.

      Online AT trainings For Teachers and Para-Professionals

      The IDB Tech Team will be hosting a webinar for teachers, para-professionals and anyone interested in learning about assistive technology and how it can benfit blind students. We will hold these webinars on the third Wednesday of every month from 3:00 pm to 4:00 in our Talking Communities classroom. We will also record these webinars so that those who cannot attend can view them at their convenience.

      In May, our topic was the accessibility of the new Kindle Fire tablet and an overview of Talkback for Android phones. You can view the recording below.


      On April 20th, the topic was NVDA Basics. NVDA is a free, open-source screen reader for Windows that is rapidly gaining in popularity due to its cost and feature set. To learn more about the NVDA project, visit Here is the recording of this webinar.


      For the March event, we we recorded the vendor demonstration that was held at IDB during the regularly scheduled webinar time. View the video below.


      Our topic for February was “Using VoiceOver and Zoom on the Mac.” Each month will have a different topic and there will be time for questions at the end of each presentation.

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