CCB-GTT weekly meetings, September 11 to September 17, 2022 via Zoom.

Remember to follow our blog to stay up to date with our latest call list and information.

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.

(Information on how to Join the various meetings is located towards the end of this document)

CCB-GTT OPEN TECH CHAT

Monday, September 12, 2022, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Kim Kilpatrick.

Bring all of the tech questions and tips you have gathered over the summer and join this lively weekly discussion.

CCB-GTT MAC USER’S GROUP

Tuesday, September 13, 2022, 2:00 PM Eastern/11:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Wayne Antle

Topic:  Picking upcoming presentation topics.

Description:  This group is for people who are using mac computers. The room opens at 1:30 Eastern to give anyone who needs it, some extra help before the meeting starts.

(NOTE): Registration is required. Please e-mail gtt@ccbnational.net

 

CCB-GTT BACK TO BASICS CALL

Wednesday, September 14, 2022, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

Description:  do you have questions about your computer, smart phone, talking book player, smart speaker, or other accessible device that you have always been afraid to ask? Come and join our back to basics call and ask all of these burning questions. We share answers, tips, and support.

CCB-GTT ATLANTIC CANADA INAUGURAL CALL (DAYTIME)

Thursday September 15, 2022, 1:00 PM Atlantic time/1:30 PM Newfoundland time.

Host: David Greene

Description: This call is for people living in Atlantic Canada. We are aware that some of our call times are not at ideal times for you. Come to this call and share your ideas for future calls.

(NOTE): Registration required. To register and/or find out more please e-mail

David.gtt@ccbnational.net

CCB-GTT ATLANTIC CANADA INAUGURAL CALL (EVENING)

Thursday September 15, 2022, 7:00 PM Atlantic time/7:30 PM Newfoundland time.

Host: David Greene

Description:  This call is for people living in Atlantic Canada. In this evening call, we are hoping to reach those of you who are working and cannot attend our daytime calls. Come to this call and share your ideas for future calls.

(NOTE): Registration required. To register and/or find out more please e-mail David.gtt@ccbnational.net

CCB-GTT BRAILLE DISPLAY USERS GROUP

Thursday September 15, 2022, 2:30 PM Eastern/11:30 AM Pacific:

Host: Kim Kilpatrick

Topic: A variety of presentations and time for general Q and A.

Description of group:  If you are using an electronic Braille display, come join us to ask questions, share tips and tricks, and get the most use out of your device.

(NOTE): Registration required. Please e-mail: gtt@ccbnational.net

CCB-GTT OPEN CHAT

Friday September 16, 2022, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Hosts: David Greene and Shelley Morris

Topic: Open chat.

CCB-GTT WEEKEND CALL

Saturday September 17, 2022, 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific:

Hosts: Kim kilpatrick and Corry Stuive

This call is especially for those who are working or studying during our regular call times. We want to hear from you? Would you like weekend or evening calls? What kinds of topics or presentations would you like to have?

CCB-GTT SMALL GROUP WORKSHOPS

You are invited to register for our next small group workshop:

Getting to know the Amazon app

Our small group workshops are back. We will be hosting one small group workshop series per month. For September, join us to learn more about how to use the Amazon app for IOS.

(NOTE): You need to register for this workshop as we keep groups small to facilitate the best learning experiences for all. To do so, please e-mail gtt@ccbnational.net

Workshop dates and times:

(GROUP 1) Monday September 19 and 26 at 2:30 PM Eastern / 11:30 AM Pacific

(GROUP 2) Wednesday September 21 and 28 at 2:30 PM Eastern / 11:30 AM Pacific

Instructor: David Greene.

Other resources:

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: Michael Feir’s first session in the Unseen Touchscreen course. The introduction.

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.

How to Join Meetings:

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

All calls listed above can be accessed via the following link:

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

CONTACT US:

Kim Kilpatrick, CCB GTT Coordinator

gtt@ccbnational.net

1-877-304-0968 Ext 513

David Greene, CCB GTT Accessibility Trainer

david.gtt@ccbnational.net

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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