[nfbwatlk] FW: Accessible World Tek Talk Presents a Discussion of NFB Newsline, February 22, 2010

Jacob Struiksma lawnmower84 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 17 06:03:26 UTC 2010

News Wire:
 Accessible World's Tek Talk will feature Scott White and Renee West from
NFB-NEWSLINE®, the free service that provides audible access to over 300
newspapers and magazines, as well as TV listings. Scott and Renee will talk
about the use and value of the service and why access technology fans should
check out NFB-NEWSLINE® Online. They will also cover other exciting
upgrades and additions to NFB-NEWSLINE®, as well as discussing what is on
the horizon. 
Scott White, NFB-NEWSLINE® director: swhite at nfb.org <mailto:swhite at nfb.org>

Renee West, NFB-NEWSLINE® Marketing and Outreach Manager:
rwest at nfb.org

Date: Monday, February 22, 2010
Time: 5:00 PM PST, 6:00 PM MDT, 7:00 PM CST, and 8:00 PM EST  and elsewhere
in the world Tuesday 1:00 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
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.
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. To speak to us, hold down the control key and talk; then let up
to listen. 
Accessible World uses News Wires, like this one, to inform people of the
topic and times for the many Discussion Groups on Accessible World. The
lists are announce only to keep the traffic to a minimum.
You can join the Accessible World Announce List, the Tek Talk Announce List
or the Sports Talk Announce List by completing the form at:
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 to
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
Joann Becker, Events Coordinator
Accessible World
Email: joannbecker at comcast.net
George Buys, CEO.
Talking Communities
Email: 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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