Hello everyone and a very very happy 2015 to you all.
We have exciting GTT events coming up in 2015 in Ottawa.
Here are the Ottawa events and programs for January 2015 in Ottawa.
We are starting in collaboration with CNIB and dance instructor Murray Carter, a series of ballroom dancing classes for people who are blind or have low vision.
The classes will take place at the CCB National office at 20 James street.
They start on Thursday January 8.
The start time is 5:30.
For more information, contact Richard Marsolais at CNIB at
(613) 563-4021 x 5029
To register call Mary Ellen at CCB national office (613) 567-0311.
Cost is $75.
Yoga starts up again on January 10.
Our yoga instructor Linda has been teaching yoga to people who are blind or have low vision for more than 5 years.
This past fall, we started having our Saturday morning yoga classes at the CCB national office at 20 James street.
Classes run from 10 AM to 11 AM.
Please bring a yoga mat (you can leave it at CCB)
Linda asks for a drop in fee of $10 per class.
Wear comfortable clothes.
The outside door will be locked and no one will be able to open it after 9:55 so please arrive early if you can.
For more information, contact Kim Kilpatrick (Coordinator GTT program)
GTT evening meeting.
Our monthly GTT (Get Together with Technology) meeting will take place on Monday January 19 at 20 James Street from 6-8 PM.
Our topic for this month is Facebook and twitter.
Their accessibility, how to use them, and more.
We will have brief presentations on them and then a discussion.
Monthly day time Ottawa GTT
Our first meeting of the new year for our day time GTT group will take place on Thursday January 15 at CCB national office 20 James Street from 10 AM to noon.
This group is for people new to blindness or low vision and/or new to technology.
Our first half hour will have a presentation about screen readers.
What they are? What they do? Who should use them?
Then we will break into small groups so people with experience can help those who are new to better use their technologies.
Bring any devices you may be needing help with using.
For both evening and day time GTT, RSVP to Kim Kilpatrick.
Posted by Kim