[nfbwatlk] Fw: Accessible World Presents Hadley School For the Blind May 4

Jacob Struiksma lawnmower84 at hotmail.com
Wed Apr 29 00:08:36 UTC 2009

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Subject: Accessible World Presents Hadley School For the Blind May 4

Accessible World Presents Hadley School For the Blind May 4

News Wire

Accessible World's Tek Talk is pleased to present George Abbott and
Amy Salmon from the Hadley School for the Blind. George is currently
Vice President of Development and Communications for the Hadley
School. Amy Salmon's is an instructor at Hadley; her current classes
include several technology-based courses. George and Amy will provide
a brief overview of the Hadley school and its mission. Also they will
describe how Hadley and its students are currently using assistive
technology, Such as with email assignments, online courses, online
office hours, etc.

If you are new to assistive technology, or simply wish to learn more
about the Internet and Microsoft Office, this is an opportunity for
you to discover the array of technology-based courses Hadley offers to
its students.

 In addition, learn about how Hadley plans to integrate technology in
its future programs. There will be an opportunity for questions and
answers. Be sure to visit The Pat Price Tek Talk Room at 8:00 PM EDT
on May 4th to learn more about the distance learning programs that
Hadley School for the Blind provides for blind and visually impaired

Date: Monday, May 4th, 2009.

Time: 5:00 p.m. PDT, 6:00 p.m. MDT, 7:00 p.m. CDT, and 8:00 p.m. EDT

 and elsewhere in the world Tuesday 0:00 GMT

Approximately 15 minutes prior to the event start time; go to The Pat
Price Tek Talk Training Room at:


Or, alternatively.

Select The Pat Price Tek Talk Training Room at:
 Enter your first and last names on the sign-in screen.

All Tek Talk training events are recorded so if you are unable to
participate live at the above times then you may download the
presentation or podcast from the Tek Talk archives on our website at

All online interactive programs require no password, are free of
charge, and open to anyone worldwide having an Internet connection, a
computer, speakers, and a sound card. Those with microphones can
interact audibly with the presenters and others in the virtual
audience or text chat with the attendees.

If you are a first-time user of the Talking Communities online
conferencing software, there is a small, safe software program that
you need to download and then run. A link to the software is available
on every entry screen to the Accessible World online rooms.

Sign up information for all Accessible World News Wires and
discussion lists are also available at our website

Accessible World Contacts:

Robert Acosta, Chair

Accessible World


Email: boacosta at pacbell.net <mailto:boacosta at pacbell.net>

Web: http://www.helpinghands4theblind.org

Joann Becker, Events Coordinator

Accessible World


Email: joannbecker at pcomcast.net <mailto:joannbecker at pcomcast.net>

George Buys, CEO

Talking Communities

Email: buys at talkingcommunities.com
<mailto:buys at talkingcommunities.com>

The Accessible World, a division of Helping Hands For The Blind, a
501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, seeks to educate the general
public, the disabled community and the professionals who serve them by
providing highly relevant information about new products, services,
and training opportunities designed specifically to eliminate
geographic and access barriers that adversely affect them.

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