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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.

PayTM’s growing inaccessibility for blind users throws spotlight on issues with most websites

Thu, 03/26/2020 - 11:03 -- geeta.nair

From paying for his milk supplies to booking flight tickets, the PayTM app is a go-to resource for well-known disability rights activist George Abraham.

PayTM is a digital payments platform that allows users to transfer cash into the integrated wallet via online banking, debit cards, credit cards, and by depositing cash through select banks and partners. This way it claims all users can comfortably buy a number of goods without cash.

Well, not all, at least not any longer.

5 tips for the blind to stay safe from Coronavirus pandemic

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 12:20 -- geeta.nair

5 tips for the blind to stay safe from Coronavirus pandemic

Blindness in the time of Coronavirus could be dangerous for some, especially if they live in a densely populated country like India.
What makes it even more of a risk is the fact that it won’t be always possible to avoid physical contact.

Online computer course for Visually Impaired people (For personal and professional use)

Mon, 03/23/2020 - 12:13 -- geeta.nair
Online computer course for Visually Impaired people (For personal and professional use)
Topics covered
Composing emails
Browsing internet
Working in Microsoft Excel and Word
Working in google sheets
How to download and install software
Training will be held 5 days a week for 2 hours via Skype or Zoom software applications.
Eligibility Criteria: Basic knowledge of computers like creating Folder Dialog Box.

My Life Is More ‘Disposable’ During This Pandemic

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 12:52 -- geeta.nair

My Life Is More ‘Disposable’ During This Pandemic

The ableism and ageism being unleashed is its own sort of pestilence.
 

Like many people all over the world, I am not leaving the house now. For me, though, staying home is nothing new. I am in bed as I write this, propped up by my usual heap of cushions, talking to other sick and disabled people all day on my laptop about how the hell we’re going to care for one another in the coming weeks with a gnawing feeling of dread in my belly.

Basic computer course in Jaipur Rajasthan.

Fri, 03/20/2020 - 12:31 -- geeta.nair

Rajasthan Netraheen Kalyan Sangh invites applications for basic computer course in Jaipur Rajasthan.
Following are the details for the course: -
Date: from 01/04/2020 to 31/07/2020,
Venue: - Rajasthan netraheen kalyan sangh, Jaipur,
Eligibility criteria: - • Any visually challenged at least 12th pass by any recognized education board,
Can understand English / Hindi as it is required to learn the computer concepts.
What’s in the course?
The course is aimed for visually challenged people prepare to

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