CCB-GTT Weekly Meetings, November 21 to November 27, 2021 via Zoom

You are invited to the CCB’s GTT Zoom meetings where we focus in on the technology needs and concerns of Canadians who are blind or low vision.  The calls will take place over the accessible Zoom Conference system, which will allow participants to dial in using their landline phones, smart phones, or computers.  You will find the Zoom link and phone numbers below the meeting listings. Please pay special attention to the “(NOTE)” notation after some of the meeting listings. Different zoom platforms are used for different meetings and some require preregistration.

CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT

Monday, November 22, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

Topic: Come with your tips and tricks, questions and answers, and join our lively weekly tech discussion.

CCB-GTT MAC USERS GROUP

Tuesday, November 23, 2021, 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Wayne Antle

Topic: Using Messages on the Mac.

Our presentations start at 2 PM Eastern.  We open the room for people who would like a little extra help with their Mac at 1:30 pm Eastern, 10:30 am Pacific.

(NOTE): Registration required. To register, please e-mail, gtt@ccbnational.net

CCB-GTT PRESENTATION

Wednesday, November 24, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host / Presenter: Kim Kilpatrick

Topic: A deep dive into the accessibility settings on I devices running IOS 15. Come learn about all of your accessibility settings.  Where they are.  What they do, and how to customize them.

CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT

Friday, November 26, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Hosts: Shelley Ann Morris and David Greene

CCB-GTT BRAILLE DISPLAY USERS

(NOTE): Special day and time!

Saturday, November 27, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

Topic: Using the focus and other Braille displays with jaws.  Tips and tricks.

Description:  This presentation is geared towards people using Jaws with focus Braille displays although it will be relevant for others using Braille displays with their PC as well.

We are holding this group on a Saturday to accommodate people who are working during the week and cannot attend our regular meetings.

(NOTE): To be a part of this group, you must be using an electronic Braille display. To register, please e-mail gtt@ccbnational.net

CCB-GTT PODCASTS

You can subscribe to the CCB Podcast feed by searching for CCB/Canadian Council of the Blind Podcast on the Victor Reader Stream, or your favourite smart device Pod Catcher. You can use this link to the originating distribution source. https://ccbpod.podbean.com/

NEW THIS WEEK: CELA update and review with Laurie Davidson & From Print to voice, the making of an audio book with Neal Ewers & Introduction to Windows 11 with Dan Clark

CCB-GTT TECH SUPPORT LIST

CCB sponsors a GTT email support list to provide help and support with technology for blind and low vision Canadians. To subscribe to the email list, send an empty email to: GTTsupport+subscribe@groups.io

You will get an email back from the list asking you to confirm your subscription. Simply reply to that email and you are subscribed. You will then receive a second email welcoming you to the list and describing how to use it. You are then ready to post your technology questions and/or answers to the list.

For more information visit: https://groups.io/g/GTTsupport

CCB-GTT BUY, SELL, TRADE OR DONATE LIST

This is a Canadian Group for blind, partially sighted and deaf-blind folks to buy,  sell, trade or donate previously enjoyed assistive technology.

To subscribe to the email list, send an empty email to: main+subscribe@CCB-Tech-BuySellTrade.groups.io

Security procedure remains in effect.

When you enter the waiting room before a meeting, please ensure that you give us a recognizable name. If you are calling for the first time or from a land line, please e-mail the CCB’s Receptionist, (Shelley Morris) ahead of time to let us know your name and number so we will let you in. Shelley’s email is: ccb@ccbnational.net

If you need help doing these things or learning to use zoom, please contact us and we can help you.

You can participate by phone or Internet from wherever you are:

CCB is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

https://zoom.us/j/9839595688?pwd=N01yeERXQk4rWnhvNCtHTzZwdXcwQT09

Meeting ID: 983 959 5688

Password: 320119

Alberta One tap mobile for Smart Phones:

+15873281099,9839595688#

BC One tap mobile for Smart Phones:

+17789072071,9839595688#

Manitoba One tap mobile for Smart Phones:

+12045151268,9839595688#

Montreal One tap mobile for Smart Phones:

+14388097799,9839595688#

Toronto One tap mobile for Smart Phones:

+16473744685,9839595688#

 

Direct Dial:

Alberta: +1 587 328 1099

BC: +1 778 907 2071

Manitoba: +1 204 515 1268

Montreal: +1 438 809 7799

Toronto: +1 647 374 4685

 

For more information, contact:

Kim Kilpatrick, CCB GTT Coordinator

GTTProgram@Gmail.com

1-877-304-0968 Ext 513

David Greene, CCB GTT Accessibility Trainer

accessibilitytraining7@gmail.com

1-877-304-0968 Ext 509

Corry Stuive, CCB National Program Coordinator

corry.gtt@ccbnational.net 

1-877-304-0968 Ext 550

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