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

Thursday, September 23, 2010

NFB Regional Convention

The National Federation of the Blind of Washington D.C. (NFB of D.C.) invites you to attend our Annual Convention.
October 8 - 9, 2010
Channel Inn
650 Water Street SW

NFB of D.C. is an advocacy organization working to protect and promote the human and civil rights of blind people. We believe that all blind people must be able to participate in every aspect of secular and governmental life. With opportunities, equality and security, we can and will obtain parity with our sighted partners.

In order to achieve our goals, we invite you to join our ranks. Your talents, skills, and wisdom are the tools needed to further the cause for greater understanding and acceptance.
The Theme this year is “United We Stand; Together We All Benefit”.

Come join us to discover how you can make a difference.

Registration fee is $15.00.

Our banquet will be held between 12:00 and 2:00 p.m. Cost is $25.00.

for more info contact the library at 202-727-2142

Thursday, September 16, 2010

State Convention for the NFB District of Columbia

The State Convention for the NFB District of Columbia will be held October 8-9, 2010.
For information on Registration email: or call 202 882 8090.
Each year, all of the 52 NFB affiliates hold their own annual state conventions that focus on more local issues. These conventions generally feature substantive blindness-related programming, deliberations on state and local policy matters, administration of internal organizational business, special exhibits of interest to members, and more.
Information on all state conventions, visit the state conventions web page.

Friday, September 10, 2010

Adaptive Technology Program Events, Fall 2010

9/11/10 Arts on Foot, MLK Library, 12noon-5pm Great Hall and second floor east and west lobbies

9/11/10 ACB DC Monthly Meeting

9/18/10 Saturday Session on iPad, iPhone (Mark Reumann), and Disability Awareness (Daman Wandke), 1pm to 4pm Room 215

9/21/10 Web Accessibility Meet-up: Audio Description (Joel Snyder) 6:30-8:30, Room 215

9/25/10 Moving Forward Together DC Partners in Transition and Resource Fair 9:30-5:30, A level

10/2/10 Saturday Session on Adaptive Services to Older Adults - IIB, Lions, TaiChi 1pm to 4pm room 215

10/09/10 AccessibilityCampDC - 9:30am - 5:30pm room 215 and second floor east and west lobbies

10/10/10 NFB DC Regional Convention, Channel Inn

10/12, 10/13/10 George Mason University AT Fair

10/16/10 Saturday Session on Orientation and Mobility - Metro, GPS

10/19/10 Web Accessibility DC Meet-up 6:30-8:30pm, room 215