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Technology, Culture and Community Fair for the Blind, Visually Impaired, and Physically DIsabled
Saturday, October 18, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library (Map and directions)
Fully accessible to wheelchairs
We will be hosting a Technology, Culture, and Community Fair for the Blind, Visually Impaired or Disabled on Saturday October 18th, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Andrew Heiskell Library. Join us as we turn our library into a hub for representatives from the great cultural institutions, sports programs, technology vendors, and community organizations NYC has to offer. Everyone is welcome, but the focus of the fair will be accessibility for people who are blind, visually impaired or otherwise disabled. Hear a career assistance panel address challenges and opportunities for visually impaired job seekers; attend showcase sessions about accessible culture and technology; try out assistive technology for reading, communicating, learning, and surfing the web; meet our team of peer technology coaches and set up a free appointmen. Organizations represented include Apex, Touch Graphics, Abisee, major New York museums, NYC Parks and Recreation, SIBL's Job Search Central, and many many more.