Events

IGNITE Conference

IGNITE Conference

Inclusion BC will hold its 2016 conference in Prince George, British Columbia, Canada from June 23–25. These three days are promised to be full of “inspiration and education on inclusion.” The conference’s theme is “IGNITE” and its goal is to spark ideas, conversations, and change.  The event is cohosted by AimHi, the Prince George Association for Community Living.

2016 Accessibility Conference

2016 Accessibility Conference

The University of Guelph’s 2016 Accessibility Conference will be held May 30 and 31, 2016, in Guelph, Ontario, Canada. The theme of the event is “In Letter and Spirit: Realizing the Vision of the AODA” (the AODA being the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act). The conference welcomes novices and experts in the area of accessibility.

Facebook Tool to Help People Who Are Blind “See” Images

Facebook Tool to Help People Who Are Blind “See” Images

Currently, people who are blind can use a screen reader to listen to what people are writing on Facebook. In the early days of Facebook, that might have been enough, but Facebook has become a visual medium—a large proportion of posts are accompanied by images.