Activities & Events

CWDO Inclusive Testing Project – General Planning

by Jeffrey Stark

April 7th, 2017

note: This is a plain paste from the google docs planning document from the event:   Random Hacks of Kindness CWDO Hackathon:   Involving PWD in Online Development   Inclusive Testing Inclusive by design, accessible by default   For more information, see: Jeffrey Stark   Inclusive Design Research Centre   CWDO Hackathon: Involving […]

Project Proposal – Linking People With Disabilities Into Development (draft)

by Jeffrey Stark

March 20th, 2017

Citizens With Disabilities – Ontario       “Together We Are Stronger”                          #601-2 Market Street, Toronto, ON M5E 1Y9 807-473-0909 (voice) or     March, 2017   Project Proposal For Random Hacks of Kindness – Ottawa – March 24-26   RHK matches up organisations that have a social impact, with […]

if we build it… will they come?

by Jeffrey Stark

March 8th, 2017

Hackathon Project … So here is the question, if we build it… will they come? In Canada, Is there a need for connecting people with disabilities willing to do user testing with people looking for user testing?  It is our thought that people would be more willing to do user testing if offered a small […]

Toronto Tourism For Families With A Blind Member

by Jeffrey Stark

June 28th, 2016

In my family there are 2 blind members, 1 adult and 1 13year old girl. When the family was planning a trip to Toronto we really didn’t know where to start. A quick google for things that would be. Of interest for Blind Tourists yielded pretty much nothing and a visit to the Toronto Tourist […]

Session Notes: Android Accessibility Walk Through

by Jeffrey Stark

June 23rd, 2016

Android Accessibility Walk Through Presented By Jeffrey D. Stark Workshop presented At the CCB Halifax Conference on Low Cost Solutions For People Who Are Blind Or Have Low Vision   Vision & Android •Android supports features for Sight,  Sound, Physical & Cognitive Digital Inclusion for people with disabilities.  This session will cover vision related topics […]

Session Notes: Vision Enhancement Tools & Techniques:LowTech& High Tech solutions For Low Vision

by Jeffrey Stark

June 5th, 2016

Vision Enhancement Tools & Techniques: Low Tech & High Tech solutions Presented By Jeffrey D. Stark Workshop presented At the CCB Halifax Conference on Low Cost Solutions For People Who Are Blind Or Have Low Vision Section 1 – Built-In Accessibility WINDOWS: CONFIGURATION CHANGES, TWEAKS, CHANGES AND FEATURES   Windows Customisation Changing Resolution / Textsize […]

Notes From Session I Gave – Overview Of Android For Blind and Low Vision Usedrs

by Jeffrey Stark

May 7th, 2016

Jeff spoke about setting up an android device.  He talked about the tremendous amount of customisation available  and how you can customize your device and make many different changes.  For example, You can disable lock screen and you can change the home screen.  There are choices for Text to Speech.  The way you interact with […]

Fund Raising For The All Hands On Braille Camp For Kids

by Jeffrey Stark

November 8th, 2013

I need your help. Help Support Blind Children's Literacy Fund Raising For The "All Hands On Braille Camp" for Kids Ages 8-12 Braille literacy for blind kids is at an all time low and kids in rural Ontario are particularly hit by this epidemic. Kids in rural areas of Ontario have less access to supports […]

Notes / Tweets From Lake Joe Technology Training 2012

by Jeffrey Stark

September 30th, 2012

_ #ljt1 2 Lake Joe Technology Training -2012 5 days of technology training, exploration & excitement at CNIB's beautiful and accessible Lake Joe facility Trending Words alt, @lordjeff, @mcourcel, up, slide, press, powerpoint, rt, now, use, enter, arrow, right, dropbox, list Event Participants _ RT @mcourcel: RT @mcourcel: A slightly edited tweet list of the […]

Jeffrey D. Stark & The Accessibility, Accommodation & Adaptive Computer Technology Program receive the Public Service Award Of Excellence 2012

by Jeffrey Stark

July 20th, 2012

"JUN 1 1 2012 Mr. Jeffrey D. Stark Program Manager Accessibility, Accommodations and Adaptive Computer Technology Program Environment Canada Les Terrasses de la Chaudiere 2nd Floor, Room 226A 10 Wellington Street Gatineau, Quebec K1A0H3 Dear Mr. Stark: I am pleased and proud to inform you that you, along with the other members of the Accessibility, […]