Summer Tech Chat Club!
We have set aside an hour on a Saturday morning to talk about technology, especially as it applies to living your life as a blind or partially-sighted young person.
- Open to any child with a vision impairment from 10 to teens, along with a supporting adult if appropriate.
- Sessions will take place on Google Meet – we will send you the link to click on for your sessions
Week 1 – Saturday 2oth June
Reading and accessing visual information, including Braille displays and audiobooks, audio-described theatre, TV and film
Week 2 – Saturday 27th June
Having fun with adapted board /card games, computer games, mobile games and smart speaker skills
Week 3 – Saturday 4th July
Getting out and about with apps for travel and help, including wearable speakers and wireless headphones
Week 4 – Saturday 11th July
An open session for people to talk about tech of their choosing with time for a chance to talk about social distancing with limited or no vision
Week 5 – Saturday 18th July
A look at the tools you’ll need for school: Office applications, being organised with your time using calendars, and top tech tips for being work-ready for September!
Week 6 – MONDAY 27th July
*** Please note change of day!!! ***
We have talked about the importance of having good data entry skills, so this time we’re going to go through, in detail, some specific input methods. We will cover:
- Braille touchscreen input
- Brailling in from the computer keyboard
- Smart touchscreen keyboards
- Touchscreen handwriting
Week 7 – Saturday 1st August
Week 8 – Saturday 8th August