Assistive Technology

Marco, Technology@Work participant

May 31, 2018 An “Extremely Liberating Experience” for Marco

For the past six years, Marco has been running his own business as a motivational speaker. Last year, he began a contract as an Accessibility and Inclusion Consultant with the Presidents Group, a network of business leaders focused on increasing employment for persons with disabilities across British Columbia.

Worksafe NB Progressive Safety Days: AT & Ergonomics Presentation May 30, 2018

Neil Squire Society Workplace Ergonomic & Assistive Technology Specialist, Nadine Melanson, will be presenting on the topic of Assistive Technology & Ergonomics at the WorksafeNB Progressive Safety Days in Petitcodiac, New Brunswick. This is an English event.

Maker Shaker: Community Night May 29, 2018

Once a month, STEAMlabs opens their doors to the public to visit their makerspace. They are hosting their very first FREE open house community maker night and would like to invite you, their friends, and the greater maker community to celebrate their new membership program. That’s right – doors are open once again for a […]

Person using a tablet with stylus

May 24, 2018 The Live Scribe PDF

Digital pens are advanced compact pieces of assistive technology that perform a wide variety of functions from scanning, to converting written text into digital, to acting like a mouse. In today’s e-bulletin, we’re going to look at a recent development in Smart Pen technology: the Live Scribe PDF.

National AccessAbility Week poster

May 24, 2018 LipSync Update: National AccessAbility Week

May 27th – June 2nd is National AccessAbility Week, a time to promote inclusion and accessibility and to celebrate the contributions of Canadians with disabilities. We have three big events coming up with TELUS, Microsoft, and Moncton High School.

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