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September 2020

AT Discovery Session

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Join us for an open session where you can ask questions, discuss the latest technology, and share your talents and knowledge with the IN-SIGHT Assistive Technology staff as well as fellow assistive technology users! These sessions will be unstructured and break out rooms that are available so that you may have your own space to discuss topics with other members.

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October 2020

Accessible Voting Options

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

There is a lot of interest in the election coming up on November 3rd. There are also a number of things to think about in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Join us for this informative workshop with Rob Rock, Director of Election for the Rhode Island Secretary of State’s office. Rob will talk about the options that are available for voting via absentee ballot, early voting, and in-person voting at polling places on Election Day. We will discuss the deadlines…

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Diabetes Education Group

October 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in adults and managing it with low or no vision can be a challenge. Join us for our monthly diabetes education group where we discuss how to better manage your diabetes, stay healthy, and understand how diabetes and vision loss can put you at higher risk for other conditions. The group also provides a safe place to ask questions and get support from others who are facing the same challenges.

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Pursuing your Passion

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Ryan Lukowicz is a 14-year old who is aiming to become a meteorologist when he gets older. In the meantime, Ryan has taken his love of weather and created his own podcast where he talks about various aspects of meteorology. He also has a daily e-mail blast and Facebook posts that feature maps and charts from the National Weather Service and other sources, which he uses to create his own daily forecasts. As impressive as this is, it’s even more…

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Digital Voice Recorders

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Digital recorders are a great way to keep track of notes, reminders, and lectures—but which ones are accessible? In this workshop, we will demonstrate a select few that provide a combination of ease and functionality. Register by Clicking Here

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Positive Outlook

October 6 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Positive Outlook is a group for people living with vision loss. You will find this to be the perfect group experience if you are seeking peer support, answers to your questions, and to just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision. This group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 PM – 2 PM at IN-SIGHT and this fall will be meeting virtually on October 6, November…

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Android Accessibility

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Android tablets and phones come with a lot of accessibility features. We will explore screen reading, magnification, and other accessibility features. Register by Clicking Here

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AT Discovery Session

October 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Join us for an open session where you can ask questions, discuss the latest technology, and share your talents and knowledge with the IN-SIGHT Assistive Technology staff as well as fellow assistive technology users! These sessions will be unstructured and break out rooms that are available so that you may have your own space to discuss topics with other members.

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White Cane Celebration

October 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for an in-depth conversation about the long white cane. We will talk about the purpose of a cane, where to get one, how it is helpful for people with low and no vision, and how much training is needed to safely use one. Click Here to Register

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November 2020

Diabetes Education Group

November 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in adults and managing it with low or no vision can be a challenge. Join us for our monthly diabetes education group where we discuss how to better manage your diabetes, stay healthy, and understand how diabetes and vision loss can put you at higher risk for other conditions. The group also provides a safe place to ask questions and get support from others who are facing the same challenges.

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The Accessible Alexa

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Amazon Echo Devices brings a multitude of accessibility to the blind and visually impaired. Keeping track of appointments, making phone calls, reminders to take medications, listening to the news, and ordering items from Amazon are just some of the many features that you can use to enhance your independence. Join us to learn about these unique devices. Register by Clicking Here

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Positive Outlook

November 3 @ 1:00 pm
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One event on October 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Positive Outlook is a group for people living with vision loss. You will find this to be the perfect group experience if you are seeking peer support, answers to your questions, and to just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision. This group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 PM – 2 PM at IN-SIGHT and this fall will be meeting virtually on October 6, November…

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AT Discovery Session

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Join us for an open session where you can ask questions, discuss the latest technology, and share your talents and knowledge with the IN-SIGHT Assistive Technology staff as well as fellow assistive technology users! These sessions will be unstructured and break out rooms that are available so that you may have your own space to discuss topics with other members.

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O&M and COVID-19

November 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

COVID restrictions make it challenging to offer orientation and mobility training, but it’s not impossible. Join us for this workshop where we will talk about how some instruction can be done virtually and the safety protocols we have put in place for those who need in-person instruction. Register by Clicking Here

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December 2020

Positive Outlook

December 1 @ 1:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 6, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 3, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 1, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Positive Outlook is a group for people living with vision loss. You will find this to be the perfect group experience if you are seeking peer support, answers to your questions, and to just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision. This group meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 PM – 2 PM at IN-SIGHT and this fall will be meeting virtually on October 6, November…

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Diabetes Education Group

December 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on November 2, 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on December 7, 2020 at 1:00 pm

Diabetes is a leading cause of blindness in adults and managing it with low or no vision can be a challenge. Join us for our monthly diabetes education group where we discuss how to better manage your diabetes, stay healthy, and understand how diabetes and vision loss can put you at higher risk for other conditions. The group also provides a safe place to ask questions and get support from others who are facing the same challenges.

Find out more »

Accessible Digital Games

December 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Did you know that there are lots of accessible games for IOS and Android devices, Windows and Mac computers? Come find out about the different virtual adventures you could go on from zombies to dice games to text adventures! Register by Clicking Here

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O&M Apps

December 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us as we review and explain apps that you can download on to your smart device that can help you travel more safely and independently. We will discuss apps such MS Soundscape, Blindsquare, RIPTA, and more. Register by Clicking Here

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AT Discovery Session

December 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 20, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on November 10, 2020 at 11:00 am

One event on December 15, 2020 at 11:00 am

Join us for an open session where you can ask questions, discuss the latest technology, and share your talents and knowledge with the IN-SIGHT Assistive Technology staff as well as fellow assistive technology users! These sessions will be unstructured and break out rooms that are available so that you may have your own space to discuss topics with other members.

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