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September 2020

Positive Outlook

September 1, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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Diabetes Education Group

December 7, 2020 @ 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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Accessible Digital Games

December 8, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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, 2020 @ 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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January 2021

Positive Outlook

January 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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. Due to COVID restrictions, this group currently meets in two groups via Zoom and over the telephone. Group One meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 PM…

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Positive Outlook

January 12 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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. Due to COVID restrictions, this group currently meets in two groups via Zoom and over the telephone. Group One meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 PM…

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Accessible Smartphone Camera Basics

January 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Many people who are blind or visually impaired think that smartphone cameras are useless to them--how can they accurately aim and shoot photos, and what can it be used for? That may have been the case a few years ago. Voiceover is now integrated with the iPhone cameras, giving the user valuable information that can be used to take photos. Join us to learn how the camera can be used as a powerful tool for independence; learn to take photos…

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O&M for Winter Travel

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

How do you manage snowy sidewalks and icy terrain when you’re a long white cane user? We will discuss solutions that will help keep you safer and more independent in our New England climate.

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Assistive Tech Discovery Session

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on March 30, 2021 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 fellow assistive technology users! Sessions will be unstructured and breakout rooms are available so that you may have your own space to discuss topics with other members.

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O&M: What Works for Me

January 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am

Solution-based, roundtable discussion by clients for clients, moderated by Melissa Mabee, COMS.  Join us to ask questions and share experiences with peers who “walk the walk” every day.  The best ideas come for each other - as one Insight client put it, “I don’t have all the answers but here’s what works for me.”

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February 2021

Positive Outlook

February 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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. Due to COVID restrictions, this group currently meets in two groups via Zoom and over the telephone. Group One meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 PM…

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Looking Your Best

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Do you struggle with applying make-up due to low or no vision? Join local make-up consultant Courtney Stanton for this fun workshop during which she will share some tips and techniques that will definitely help you with this task and keep you looking your best.

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Using Artificial Intelligence (AI) Apps

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This session will focus on the different features of the apps Seeing AI and Envision AI and how to use them. We will also build upon the previously discussed camera skills from the January 19 workshop.

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Positive Outlook

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on January 12, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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. Due to COVID restrictions, this group currently meets in two groups via Zoom and over the telephone. Group One meets on the first Tuesday of every month from 1 PM…

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Driverless Cars

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

Presentation on driverless cars, bioptic driving, and alternatives to driving.  What is the latest tech in this area? What is bioptic driving and is it available in Rhode Island? Are driverless cars an option in my lifetime? Joining us for an overview of these topics in a one-hour seminar.

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NFC Tags for Independence

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

What are NFC tags?  How are they different from barcodes?  How can they both be used for labeling and identification?  Join us to find out the answers to these questions and more! Suggested prerequisites: independent navigation of a smart phone

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Book Club

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you enjoy reading? Do you want to share your passion with others? The IN-SIGHT Book Club is always looking for new people to join the discussion! This month the group will discuss The Prince of Providence by Mike Stanton. For more information about the group contact Carla Ferreira at cferreira@in-sight.org or at (401) 941-3322, ext. 111.

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Assistive Tech Discovery Session

February 23 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 23, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on March 30, 2021 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 fellow assistive technology users! Sessions will be unstructured and breakout rooms are available so that you may have your own space to discuss topics with other members.

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O&M: What Works for Me

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on February 26, 2021 at 11:00 am

Solution-based, roundtable discussion by clients for clients, moderated by Melissa Mabee, COMS.  Join us to ask questions and share experiences with peers who “walk the walk” every day.  The best ideas come for each other - as one Insight client put it, “I don’t have all the answers but here’s what works for me.”

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March 2021

Diabetes Education Group

March 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Our Diabetes Education Group provides information, resources, and peer support for people who are living with both diabetes and vision loss. Facilitated by a certified diabetes educator, you will find this group to be informative, interesting, and engaging.

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Windows Accessibility

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us to discover what built-in and third-party accessibility features could allow you to independently use a Windows computer.

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Positive Outlook

March 2 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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 just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision.  This group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting via phone or Zoom video.

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Cranston Support Group

March 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 4, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Newport Support Group

March 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 8, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Soundscape for Navigation

March 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Soundscape is a powerful navigational app for iPhones that allows users to virtually explore streets, businesses, and intersections; bookmark important locations for real-world exploration, and provides 3D audio feedback as you navigate around familiar and unfamiliar areas. Join us to find out how Soundscape can fit into your box of travel tools! Note: this app is currently only available on iPhones.

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Positive Outlook

March 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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 just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision.  This group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting via phone or Zoom video.

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Take a Hike!

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

From simple sidewalks to walking paths in the park and trails in the woods, we will discuss the best ideas for walking around with more independence when you have vision loss so that you can be ready to hit the great outdoors when the snow is gone.

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Lincoln Support Group

March 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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No. Providence Support Group

March 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 15, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Understanding Non-24

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Non-24 is a chronic disorder that disrupts a person’s circadian rhythms which control your body’s clock. It can lead to having trouble falling and staying asleep as well as difficulty staying awake during the day. Join nurse educator Vicki Preddy, which will offer an overview of Non-24 as well as potential treatments.

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Book Club

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you enjoy reading? Do you want to share your passion with others? The IN-SIGHT Book Club is always looking for new people to join the discussion! This month the group will discuss The Fifth Season. For more information about the group contact Carla Ferreira at cferreira@in-sight.org or at (401) 941-3322, ext. 111.

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East Bay Support Group

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 18, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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No. Kingstown Support Group

March 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Customizing Voiceover Gestures

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

Voiceover gestures on the iPhone can be customized to better suit users. Some users may have trouble performing certain gestures, and others may enjoy the convenience of changing finger gestures to something easier.  You can even add gestures to create your own functions, such as a simple gesture to paste text or open the Voiceover settings! Join us to find out how this can be done. Suggested prerequisites: the ability to use an iPhone with Voiceover independently.

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O&M: What Works for Me

March 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Solution-based, roundtable discussion by clients for clients, moderated by Melissa Mabee, COMS.  Join us to ask questions and share experiences with peers who “walk the walk” every day.  The best ideas come from each other – as one Insight client put it, “I don’t have all the answers but here’s what works for me.”

Find out more »

Assistive Tech Discovery Session

March 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on February 23, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on March 30, 2021 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 fellow assistive technology users! Sessions will be unstructured and breakout rooms are available so that you may have your own space to discuss topics with other members.

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April 2021

Cranston Support Group

April 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 4, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Diabetes Education Group

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Our Diabetes Education Group provides information, resources, and peer support for people who are living with both diabetes and vision loss. Facilitated by a certified diabetes educator, you will find this group to be informative, interesting, and engaging.

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Positive Outlook

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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 just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision.  This group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting via phone or Zoom video.

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Lincoln Support Group

April 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Newport Support Group

April 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 8, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Positive Outlook

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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 just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision.  This group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting via phone or Zoom video.

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East Bay Support Group

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Book Club

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Do you enjoy reading? Do you want to share your passion with others? The IN-SIGHT Book Club is always looking for new people to join the discussion! For more information about the group contact Carla Ferreira at cferreira@in-sight.org or at (401) 941-3322, ext. 111.

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No. Providence Support Group

April 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 15, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Labeling and Organizing iPhone Photos

April 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This is part three of our Camera Basics series. We will be demonstrating how to label, organize, delete and share photos within the photos application on an iPhone or iPad. We will also describe how to find descriptions for photos using Seeing AI. This workshop will demonstrate both Nonvisual and visual ways to accomplish these tasks. Intended Audience: Independent blind and visually impaired iPhone users who utilize or plan to utilize photos.

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O&M: What Works for Me

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

Solution-based, roundtable discussion by clients for clients, moderated by Melissa Mabee, COMS.  Join us to ask questions and share experiences with peers who “walk the walk” every day.  The best ideas come from each other – as one Insight client put it, “I don’t have all the answers but here’s what works for me.”

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No. Kingstown Support Group

April 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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AT Discovery Session

April 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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!  

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May 2021

Diabetes Education Group

May 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on February 1, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 5, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 3, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Our Diabetes Education Group provides information, resources, and peer support for people who are living with both diabetes and vision loss. Facilitated by a certified diabetes educator, you will find this group to be informative, interesting, and engaging.

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Positive Outlook

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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 just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision.  This group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting via phone or Zoom video.

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Cranston Support Group

May 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 4, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Newport Support Group

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 8, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Positive Outlook

May 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on February 2, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on February 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on March 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 6, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on April 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm

One event on May 11, 2021 at 1:00 pm

A unique monthly 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 just feel like you are not the only one facing the challenges that sometimes come with reduced vision.  This group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting via phone or Zoom video.

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Lincoln Support Group

May 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Safe Without Sight

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

Join us for this two-part Zoom workshop where we discuss ways to reduce your risk of being a victim of crime, avoid dangerous situations, or, if necessary, fight back.  Practical self-defense techniques will be explained by orientation and mobility specialist Dr. Laura Bozeman, who has a black belt in karate. “The best way to ensure personal safety is to avoid putting yourself in a bad situation . . . and body language can be a protective factor as well. If…

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No. Providence Support Group

May 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 15, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Screen Mirroring your Devices

May 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Screen mirroring duplicates your exact display onto another screen. This is particularly helpful if, for instance, if you wanted to project what is on your iPhone screen to your large screen television to make it easier to see. Join us for this workshop where we will explain how to do it.

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Safe Without Sight

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 21, 2021 at 11:00 am

Join us for this two-part Zoom workshop where we discuss ways to reduce your risk of being a victim of crime, avoid dangerous situations, or, if necessary, fight back.  Practical self-defense techniques will be explained by orientation and mobility specialist Dr. Laura Bozeman, who has a black belt in karate. “The best way to ensure personal safety is to avoid putting yourself in a bad situation . . . and body language can be a protective factor as well. If…

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East Bay Support Group

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 18, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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No. Kingstown Support Group

May 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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AT Discovery Session

May 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on June 24, 2021 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!  

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June 2021

Cranston Support Group

June 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 4, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Newport Support Group

June 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 8, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Lincoln Support Group

June 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Second of the month, repeating until June 11, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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No. Providence Support Group

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until June 15, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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Using & Customizing the VoiceOver Rotor

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Rotor, which is used in conjunction voiceover with Apple products, is a powerful tool that is central to user experiences on iPads, iPhones, Apple Watch, iPods, and Macs. It is used to navigate web pages, edit text, collect information and perform actions. If you use VoiceOver with an iPad, iPhone or iPod, join us to find out how to use and customize your rotor!

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East Bay Support Group

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until June 18, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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No. Kingstown Support Group

June 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until June 22, 2021

IN-SIGHT staff facilitates several local monthly support groups that often feature presentations from staff members and guest speakers. The groups also provide people in the same geographic area with the opportunity to come together and offer peer support to each other. Please note that the community support groups do not meet in July and August. Due to COVID restrictions, this group is currently meeting virtually. Participants can access the meeting on their phone or via Zoom.

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AT Discovery Session

June 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on May 25, 2021 at 11:00 am

One event on June 24, 2021 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!  

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