[nfbmi-talk] Fw: [acb-l] ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS RICK HARMON TO DISCUSS ANDDEMONSTRATE THE HOPE PROGRAM AND SHOW THE APPLE BLUE TOOTHKEYBOARD, FEB. 14, 2011
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Subject: [acb-l] ACCESSIBLE WORLD PRESENTS RICK HARMON TO DISCUSS
ANDDEMONSTRATE THE HOPE PROGRAM AND SHOW THE APPLE BLUE TOOTHKEYBOARD, FEB.
> News Wire:
> Rick Harmon joins us on Monday, February 14 2011 to demonstrate Hope the
> accessible interface for Pandora radio written by Christopher Toth the
> developer of Qwitter on the Windows PC platform. Rick will show us how the
> program works to make the Pandora service 100% accessible. This program
> costs $10 and is available to persons in the United States only due to
> Pandora restrictions. The Hope program can be purchased by going to:
> Next Rick shows us how to use your iDevice I.E. iPod touch, iPad, iPhone
> with a Apple bluetooth keyboard. He will show us how to do many things on
> the device such as opening programs and switching between programs,
> the net, downloading apps from the app store, typing text without ever
> touching the screen of the device. This not only makes using the devices
> easier in many ways but it also may open the device up for use by persons
> that may not be able or desire to use the devices otherwise.
> Rick will take questions from the audience after each presentation.
> Presenter:Rick Harmon
> E-Mail: rickharmon at sbcglobal.net
> Date: Monday,February 14, 2011
> Time: 5:00 PM PST, 6:00 PM MST, 7:00 PM CST, 8:00 PM EST
> and elsewhere in the world Tuesday 01:00 GMT
> Approximately 15 minutes prior to the event start time; go to The Pat
> Tek Talk Training Room at:
> Or, alternatively.
> Select The Pat Price Tek Talk Training Room at: www.accessibleworld.org
> 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
> If you are a first-time user of the Talking Communities online
> software, there is a small, safe software program that you need to
> and then run. A link to the software is available on every entry screen to
> the Accessible World online rooms.
> All online interactive programs 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. To speak
> us, hold down the control key and talk; then let up to listen.
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> Accessible World also provides a Tek Talk Discussion List. This list is
> intended to give you an opportunity to ask computer related questions,
> suggest topics to be used in the weekly Monday training programs, or just
> interact with others interested in using assistive devices to access
> computers. You may sign up for this list by selecting the Tek Talk
> Discussion link on the same page and completing the form.
> Accessible World Contacts:
> Robert Acosta, Chair
> Accessible World
> Email: boacosta at pacbell.net
> Web: www.helpinghands4theblind.org
> Marcia Moses, Events Coordinator
> Accessible World
> Email: mgmoses at comcast.net
> Steve Hoffman, President
> Talking Communities
> Email: steve at talkingcommunities.com
> The Accessible World, a division of Helping Hands For The Blind, a
> not-for-profit organization, seeks to educate the general public, the
> disabled community and the professionals who serve them by providing
> 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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