Blindness

Virtual Conference/Convention of the American Council of the Blind of Texas, Inc. (ACBT) on the Zoom Platform and ACB Radio - August 28-29, 2020

  • Posted on: 28 August 2020
  • By: ACBRadio

THEME: ACBT: 2020 Vision for the Future

Amerigroup, RealSolutions in Healthcare.

Special Thanks to Amerigroup for their generous Premiere Sponsorship of our conference/convention sneak previews.

Good News! We go LIVE on ACB Radio on Friday August 28, 2020.

Be sure to read below and refer to the attached Program Schedule.

There are several options available to listen to the ACBT Conference/Convention on ACB Radio:

Listen on the telephone by calling
1-518-906-1820, then press 6 for the LIVE Event channel. (This is not a toll-free number)

Membership Focus Call On the Virtual Convention: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

  • Posted on: 18 June 2020
  • By: ACBRadio

Come learn what’s happening at this year’s virtual convention. Janet Dickelman, Convention Coordinator extraordinaire, will be on-hand to share with us and answer your questions. So if you’re still sitting on the fence about registering for this big event, listen in and wet your appetite, and then get your registration in by the 21st.
Listen in on ACB Radio Community:
www.acbradio.org/community

Taking A Trip To Washington DC: A Fun Guide To The City: 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT

  • Posted on: 1 May 2020
  • By: ACBRadio

Claire Stanley and Rebecca Bridges will provide several fun suggestions to where tourists should visit the next time they are in the greater-Washington DC area. They will have fun talking about their own experiences, point out what is best for families, first time visitors, students, etc., and make sure to point out accessibility features for blind and visually impaired travelers.
Listen in on ACB Radio Live Event:
www.acbradio.org/live

For security reasons, we cannot display the Zoom meeting info here.

We Get the Picture – How Voiceover Makes Photos Accessible: 3pm ET, 12pm PT, 9am HT

  • Posted on: 1 May 2020
  • By: ACBRadio

In this session, you’ll learn tips and tricks for taking great photos and videos on your iPhone and iPad, scanning documents, making screen recordings, and more - all without sight, using Apple’s Voiceover screen reader. You’ll also learn how to identify photos in your library, label people in your photos, create great slideshows, and more. Presenting this exciting topic area to us is Matt Vollbrecht, recognized Apple Teacher and owner of The Tech Juggernaut. Learn more about Matt here:
Https://ttjtech.net/about-us
Listen in on ACB Radio Live Event:

ACB Membership Focus Call - Conference Call Etiquette/Using Zoom tonight at 8PM ET, 5PM PT

  • Posted on: 27 April 2020
  • By: ACBRadio

The next ACB Membership Focus call will be held April 27 at 5 pm/8
pm Eastern Pacific on "conference call etiquette". Debbie Hazelton and Deb
Cook Lewis will give us the latest info on using Zoom for calls. Then Ardis
Bazyn and Cindy Van Winkle will give some ideas for structuring calls and
tips to remember for conference call etiquette.

Listen on live event at http://www.acbradio.org/live/

For security reasons, we are not providing the Zoom Meeting information here.

Don't forget! Board meeting Thursday, streamed on ACB Radio Mainstream and Live Event!

  • Posted on: 22 April 2020
  • By: ACBRadio

Hey there,

The ACB Radio Board meeting of our ACB Board of Directors will once again be streamed on ACB Radio.
When?

Thursday, April 23, 2020, 8pm ET, 5pm PT, 2pm HT
Stay in the know! Listen in to the ACB board meeting as the officers and board of directors take care of the business of our organization.

Exploring the Victor Reader: 8pm ET (5pm PT, 2pm HT)

  • Posted on: 16 April 2020
  • By: ACBRadio

Join Tyson as he demonstrates online downloading of books with BARD and Bookshare, finding and subscribing to podcasts, finding and favoriting internet radio stations, and exploring the offline bookshelf including navigating the menus and accessing voice recordings. Hosted by Tyson Ernst, Technology Trainer.

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