[Athen] Two EASI Webinars in November

Prof Norm Coombs norm.coombs at gmail.com
Sat Oct 25 10:40:26 PDT 2014

EASI has 2 free Webinars in earlly november
One on Balabolka, the accessible e-reader, and the other on NVDA, the
free screen reader

Free EASI Webinar: Balabolka the flexible E-reader
Presenter: Michael Micallef Dip IT, from the Foundation Information
Technology Accessibility

(FITA) Malta
Tuesday 6: 11 Pacific, noon Mountain, 1 Central and 2 PM Eastern standard time
This accessible, free e-reader can read many file types including:
txt, doc, docs, PDF and

OpenOffice documents. It interfaces with screen reader and screen
magnification applications. It

permits copying and pasting. It permits interactive editing of any
document, but it will only

permit saving in plain text formats as well as converting a document
into MP3 sound formats.

EASI Free Webinar: Recent NVDA Developments for Education and Work
Presenter: James Teh, Executive Director, NV Access Limited
Wednesday Nov. 12 at 1 Pacific, 2 Mountain, 3 Central and 4 PM
Eastern 9 PM GMT
(which is Thursday 13 November 7am Brisbane Australia)
In the past few years, there have been significant enhancements to
NVDA for use in education and

at work, including support for Microsoft PowerPoint and major
improvements to support for other

Microsoft Office applications. This presentation will provide an
overview of these enhancements

and discuss what's next for NVDA in the near future. It will also
outline current options and

future plans for the provision of technical support and training.

Free registration is available from the EASI Webinar page under
Webinars in November


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