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September 2020

Positive Outlook

September 1 @ 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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Preventing Auto iOS Updates

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

With each new iOS update comes a plethora of new features and changes. This update can provide great benefits—but it can also bring complications and unwanted alterations to your Apple device. In this workshop, we will discuss and demonstrate how to turn off automatic updates on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch so that you can update to IOS 14 when you are ready, and not before.

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Diabetes Education Group

September 14 @ 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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What’s New in iOS 14?

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Apple IOS 14 has just been released! What’s new? What features and bugs should you be aware of? Join us for a discussion on the changes; bring your questions and IOS devices and anything new you’ve discovered!

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Intro to Apple Voice Over

September 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Apple has a built-in screen reader that allows those who are blind or visually impaired to make full use of their touch screen devices. Join us for a demonstration and explanation of Voice Over and what it can do for you! Register by Clicking Here  

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Walking with a Guide

September 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Social distancing and other COVID-related changes to our lives have made a lot of things more complicated, including being guided by someone who is sighted. Join us for this virtual workshop where we will offer techniques for safely doing human guide techniques. Register by Clicking Here

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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 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 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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