Tech Ease

Peer Support Through Inclusive Technology

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Tech-Ease is part of our community and we love to get together to talk and demonstrate various inclusive products. People share personal experiences and help one another by finding answers to their questions about these products.

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VIRN's Tech Team and the Tech-Ease community will help find the answers to just about everything related to inclusive technology.

iDevice Sharing Session April 16 Notes Available

Notes Available For Download

VIRN continued its commitment to training by offering our community a hands-on training session for iDevices. Topics included: reading books, cut and paste, object recognition and optical character recognition.

The notes for the session are now available for download.

iDevice Sharing Session, April 16

Come Learn And Share

The next iDevice Sharing Session has been scheduled ...

Tuesday, April 16
5:00 - 7:00 PM
9th- Floor, 491 Portage Ave
Cost: $5.00 per participant, payable at the event.

Limited space available, please let us know you are coming.

iDevice Training Sessions

In Partnership With The Apple Store

VIRN shows its ongoing commitment to training by offering two iDevice classes in partnership with The Apple Store Polo Park location.

You should have a good grasp of navigating the iDevice using the accessibility feature of your choice before considering these classes.
Intermediate/Advanced topics will be covered.

iDevice Training Session

VIRN Offerd Hands-On Training; iDevice Apps

VIRN continued its commitment to training by offering our community an opportunity to receive a second hands-on training session for iDevices This time the training was all about manipulation of apps.

The notes for the session are now available for download.

iDevice Training Session

VIRN Offerd Hands-On Training; iDevice Basics

VIRN continued its commitment to training by offering our community an opportunity to receive a hands-on training session for iDevice basics.

The notes for the session are now available for download.

eLM Training Session

VIRN Offerd Hands-On Training; Electronic Library of Manitoba

VIRN continued its commitment to training by offering our community an opportunity to receive a hands-on training session for Electronic Library of Manitoba elm.

The steps to search for and download audio books using the eLM web site were covered.
The notes for the session are now available for download.

iDevice Training Session

VIRN Offers Hands-On Training; iDevice VoiceOver Basics

VIRN continues its training sessions by offering our community an opportunity to receive a hands-on training session for iDevices featuring VoiceOver basics.

eLM Training Session

VIRN Offers Hands-On Training; electronic Libraries of Manitoba

VIRN gives our community an opportunity to receive and take part in a hands-on training session to access the (eLM) electronic Libraries of Manitoba. Hands-On Training by people who have first-hand experience on accessible technology and want to share it with you! Wednesday, February 8.

Cost is $10.00

Alternative, Lower Priced, Talking MP3 Players

Rockbox Makes It Possible

Tuesday, November 1
5:30 - 7:00 PM

Come and experience this reasonable alternative to proprietary MP3 players which work well for casual reading
of audio books.

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Computer Refresher Course

Presenter: Vic Pereira

Class 1 of a computer refresher course. Review basic screen reader commands and basic tips for navigating the Internet.

Download the class 1 notes

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