Activities & Events

CNIB Library – Iguana

by Jeffrey Stark

April 18th, 2012

This information is being shared because I was seeing so many posts on the various blindness related mailing lists and such a large number of my friends who are blind were expressing challenges they were having on the site but lacked the technical background to identify the programming and development issues that were causing inconsistencies […]

Should Blind Canadians Not Be Able To Vote independently?

by Jeffrey Stark

April 19th, 2011

I ask why Blind Canadians are not afforded the same right to vote independently?  The recent Ontario provincial Elections showed that it can be done.   For the first time this year, during the provincial elections, I had the opportunity to cast my vote without anyone else knowing who I voted for.   This is a simple […]

Lack of equitable way finding information at conference on technology & persons with disabilities #csun10

by Jeffrey Stark

March 4th, 2010

Sighted visitors are provided with maps in their conference booklet that allow them to plan their routes through the exhibit hall and figure out where each booth is located. This is information that is deemed so important that It is even posted on the conference website. When you call the conference information # and ask […]

Live Online Consultation on the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Oct 22 from 7-9pm

by Jeffrey Stark

October 11th, 2009

  I just wanted to extend an invite to anyone who would be interested in participating in an on-line public consultation with Charles Beer October 22, 2009 from 7-9pm EST The provincial government has hired Charles Beer to do an independent review of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The AODA calls for […]

5 days of technology training for business professionals using adaptive technology on how to leverage technology and IT systems in the workplace – hosted at Lake Joe

by Jeffrey Stark

July 1st, 2009

On September 14, 2009, the CNIB Lake Joseph Centre will be hosting five days of technology training for users of adaptive technology This training is open to all Canadians. There are few opportunities to learn to leverage technology for use in the workplace as a blind or low vision user. This training is not on […]