GTT New Westminster Meeting Invitation, JAWS Help System, January 23, 2019

Get Together with Technology (GTT) New Westminster!

Sponsored by the Canadian Council of the Blind

in partnership with

Blind Beginnings


Vancouver Community College


January 2019 Theme: JAWS Help System

During the January 23, 2019 meeting we will demonstrate how to access the JAWS built-in help audio files as a means of learning more about how this powerful screen reader can give blind computer users access to more information, independence and productivity.

GTT New Westminster:

Date & Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019 from 10 AM until 12 Noon

Where: Blind Beginnings Office, 227 6th Street, New Westminster

*Note: Meetings have traditionally been on the third Tuesday, however due to scheduling issues it was decided during the October meeting that New Westminster GTT will now meet on the 4th Wednesday of each month. 


Hour one:

John Ogilvie will demonstrate how to use the JAWS built-in Daisy Audio Book Help System and the FS Reader that ships with every copy of JAWS.


Hour two:

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.


For more information contact either Shawn Marsolais or Albert Ruel: or 604-434-7243. 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