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Online live singing classes for Visually impaired students by an Internationally acclaimed Indian singer.

Mon, 04/06/2020 - 14:28 -- geeta.nair

You can choose from the following options
1. Basic of singing: vocal exercises and voice culturing.
2. Learn songs of your choice with perfection, suggested by the mentor as per your voice quality and level.
3. Advanced learning, Introduction to Indian classical music, ragas, music theory and practical aspect of the various terms.

A test at the end of the course to judge the progress and give a certificate.

Please fill this google form to enroll for the course https://bit.ly/3bTrCAk

User Experience Executive

Fri, 04/03/2020 - 16:30 -- geeta.nair

Visio-Apps Technology Pvt. Ltd

Visio-Apps Technology Pvt. Ltd.is a funded Tech Start-Up (Social Venture) engaged in building Apps for Visually Impaired people. The company is supported by some of the big names in the Venture Capital/Start-Up Angel Investors in India & US.

Job Description: This position will help refine the experience of “Voice Interaction between the User & the App.

Looking for Visually Impaired/Blind individuals with -:

Stay home and join online smart classes provided by Smart-Step and NAB India centre for Blind women and Disability Studies, for the aspirants preparing for any govt. exam such as banking, insurance, Railways, SSC, UPSC etc

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 14:09 -- geeta.nair

Keep your studies continued for your govt. jobs

Stay home and join online smart classes provided by Smart-Step and NAB India centre for Blind women and Disability Studies,  for the aspirants preparing for any govt. exam such as banking, insurance, Railways, SSC, UPSC etc.

Give a test and get 50% off on your complete course fees.

Vella Panti – an online house party.

For many of us social distancing is extremely difficult. For many of us disabled persons isolation is even tougher. Because our interactions hold us in care and warmth. So in these moments, let us make an effort to stay connected more than ever!

Rising Flame, bring to you Vella Panti – an online house party. Over the next four Saturdays, we have something exciting lined up for you. Join us (virtually, of course) as we spend each of these days watching, listening and participating in a range of fun filled activities. 

Info on Enable India online courses

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 11:08 -- geeta.nair

As we navigate through this difficult time of COVID impact, let us come together and comfort ourselves in learning. We understand many of you may want to utilise this time to enhance the skills for improving efficiency and productivity in work or studies. Considering this, Enable India, offering following courses for Visually Impaired.
1. PowerPoint Basics
2. Outlook Basics
3. Online Google Application Workshop
4. Kannada Reading & Typing Workshop

COVID-19: Residents administer compassion street by street

Thu, 04/02/2020 - 11:03 -- geeta.nair

The RWA at Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Nagar in Thiruvanmiyur is getting “street representatives” to identify people in need and help them

At Dr. S. Radhakrishnan Nagar in Thiruvanmiyur, the Residents Welfare Association identifies those people who may be at a greater disadvantage than most others on account of the COVID-19 situation, and provide them with the necessary succour. This work is orchestrated by street representatives.

Born Visually Impaired, 15 YO Overcame Bullying To Inspire Many With Songs, Words

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 15:58 -- geeta.nair

Though born visually impaired, Hannah, today, is the youngest and sought after motivational speakers in Kerala. She has also written and recorded many songs for her YouTube Channel which has almost 1000 subscribers and has garnered over 20,000 views.

Hannah Alice Simon, 15, had to face a lot of difficulties in her childhood. Being visually-impaired from birth, Hannah didn’t have many friends to play with and went through a lot of bullying from other children, being often called a ‘ghost’ or a ‘devil’.
 

This lockdown period, Bengaluru based NGO Smileys reaches out to disabled people in different ways

Wed, 04/01/2020 - 10:52 -- geeta.nair

Bengaluru based NGO Smileys is ensuring to provide food, water and other essential commodities to disabled people in the city during the lockdown period. The services are sent through authorized delivery partners like Dunzo, Swiggy etc. In a week, they have already reached out to 2200 people in the city.

Online Live Chess classes for Visually Impaired students by an International chess player.

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 12:43 -- geeta.nair

Online Live Chess classes for Visually Impaired students by an International chess player.

Prerequisites for the course : The student should be familiar with the basic rules of chess i.e. how the pieces move. The student should have a Braille Chess set. The students should have a smartphone or laptop with internet connection.

Class timings : 10am to 11am , every Saturday for 6 months. ( April  2020 to Sept 2020).

Please fill this google form to enroll for the course https://bit.ly/2UrqxcS

Coronavirus | Despite pandemic, Braille printing press in Berhampur busy with work

Mon, 03/30/2020 - 11:27 -- geeta.nair

Efforts are on to provide Braille textbooks to visually challenged Class XI students in the coming academic year.

While COVID-19 has hit education around the world, Odisha’s only Braille printing press in Berhampur is busy in its efforts to provide Braille textbooks to visually challenged Class XI students in the coming academic year.

Give a test and get 50% off on your complete course fees.

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 16:01 -- geeta.nair

Don't fear, be aware!
Let your studies be continue!
Stay home and join online smart classes provided by Smart-Step, for the aspirants preparing for any govt. exam.

Give a test and get 50% off on your complete course fees.

Yes defeat Corona virus  by staying home but prepare yourself for the upcoming exams.

classes will be through Skype audio call and all study material in audios and word documents will be shared by what'sapp.
All classes recordings will be available on Skype.

So register as soon as possible and enhance your study skills!

Introducing a Free Webinar Series on Accessible Publishing and Reading

The DAISY Consortium along with leaders in the accessible publishing and reading ecosystem will be presenting on a diverse range of topics each week. You are invited to participate in the live webinars, or afterwards review the recording at your convenience. The system we use (Zoom) is accessible, and both the live sessions and the recordings will have captions available.

Coronavirus restrictions put extra burden on the blind community: Experts

Fri, 03/27/2020 - 11:19 -- geeta.nair

The novel coronavirus outbreak has forced millions of people around the world to limit what and who they touch and stay in place for the time being -- all methods to try to tamp down on the spread of the virus in the absence of a vaccine or treatment.

But for the blind community, in particular, these restrictions create additional obstacles that may contribute to their already vulnerable state, experts said.

ONLINE TECHNICAL TRAININGS FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 12:27 -- geeta.nair

NAB Helpline is please to announce its ONLINE TECHNICAL TRAININGS FOR THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Stay at home and learn something new. NAB Delhi is bringing its technical expertise to your doorstep. Brush up your technical skills or learn something new using the telephone or the internet.

The whole nation is under lockdown to prevent spread of the Covid-19 Coronavirus. These are indeed difficult times for the nation. The NAB Delhi team continues to work, from home on its mission of empowering
persons with blindness or low vision with education and training.

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