This Blog includes information related to Library Adaptive Technology events, archives, presenter and participant recommendations and suggestions.

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Saturday Session summer break

Saturday Technology Training Sessions in the Adaptive Services Division of the DC Public Library will be on hiatus until Saturday September 19, when they will continue as regularly scheduled on the first and third Saturday of each month from 1pm to 4pm in room 215 at the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library. Happy Summer Vacation!

Monday, July 27, 2009


The online disability community with information about adaptive sports, accessible travel, or any other disability-related topic, welcome!

Thursday, July 23, 2009

David White - NFB Training Center Louisiana

Listen to David White's testimony about his experience at the NFB Training Center in Louisiana.(click 4 Button to listen to video)

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Gail Snider performs Platonov

Come to a play starring Gail Snider as the lead role in Chekhov's Platonov as a part of Wild Honey production at the Calvary Baptist Church. 755 8th St NW. Washington, Tuesday July 21 at 7:30pm. For more information call the DC Public Library Adaptive Services Division at 202-727-2142, or

Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Listen to NFB conference live

listen to ACB conference live

Monday, July 6, 2009

12th Annual Job Opportunities Fair

Thursday July 16, 2009, Walter E. Washington Convention Center, 801 Mt. Vernon Place, NW Washington DC, 9:30-3pm, Must bring proof that you are a DC Resident, Drivers License, Non Drivers ID, Voter Registration Card, Pay Stub, Utility Bill, Lease, Interactive Workshop 9:30-11am, Job Hunting in the Electronic Age, Apprenticeship Training, Dressing for Success, Jobs Available as early as this summer, Federal Govt jobs, 12,000 stimulus jobs, Construction Jobs, Jobs for recent College grads, bring copies of your resume, public transportation - Mt. Vernon Square, 7th st. Convention Center, Red line Gallery Place/China town, Circulator 66,70,71,79,80,96,G2,G8,P6,X2 DC Residents only

Thursday, July 2, 2009

Montgomery County Public Libraries AT meetings

Montgomery County Public Libraries
Disability Resource Center

Learn and share about Adaptive Technology

On the 4th Saturday of each month the Disability Resource Center will host meetings to learn and share experiences and information about technologies for people with disabilities. The meetings are free and open to the public – no registration required.

Saturday, July 25: Speech recognition – how it works, and is it right for me? 1-3 pm, with further informal discussion until 4 p.m. In the first floor meeting room of the Rockville Library.

Saturday, August 22: Digital Talking Books and Downloading Books 1-3 pm, with further informal discussion until 4 p.m. In the first floor meeting room of the Rockville Library.

Saturday, September 26: Disability Resource Center Open House – a variety of programs and speakers at the Rockville Library, including orientations to the Rockville computer lab.

Rockville Library, 21 Maryland Ave. (in the Rockville Town Center), Rockville 20852

For more information or to request ADA program accommodations, contact 240-777-0001, TTY 240-777-0902, or