Get Together with Technology (GTT) New Westminster)
Sponsored by the Canadian Council of the Blind
in partnership with
Canadian Assistive Technologies
Vancouver Community College
January 2020 Theme: Google Docs with a Screen Reader
Date & Time: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 from 10 AM until 12 Noon
Where: Blind Beginnings Office, 227 6th Street, New Westminster, or by Zoom Conference (See dial-in info below)
Ryan Fleury will demonstrate the setting up and basic operation of the free Google Docs app from the Google Drives folder online. Google Docs is an accessible word processing app. The focus of this session is on the use of this app with screen readers. No Zoom Conference connection is available for this meeting.
The second half of the meeting will include an opportunity to seek tech advice from those with more knowledge. Please bring the device you want assistance with, or the questions you haven’t yet found an answer for.
For more information, contact either Shawn Marsolais or Albert Ruel:
firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-434-7243.
Albert.GTT@CCBNational.net or 250-240-2343
What is GTT?
An opportunity for individuals who are blind or partially sighted to get together and
- Share how they are using assistive technology for work, school, and in their daily lives
- Learn from others who are using different assistive technology
- Request information on new technology
- Mentor and support each other
You’re invited, and encouraged to circulate this invitation widely to your circle of friends, colleagues and family who have an interest in peer support in the area of assistive technology.
For more information about GTT contact:
Shawn Marsolais Albert Ruel
604-434-7243 1-877-304-0968 Ext. 550
Elmer, Voice Control
Brian, Home Screen