Well done to #TeamNCBI at the Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017! A fantastic turn out and day to gather on the streets of Dublin and support NCBI – THANK YOU! There’s a few images below and you can find more on our FB page in our ‘#TeamNCBI @ Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon 2017’ album When …Read More about Well done to Team NCBI!!!
NCBI is delighted to announce details of its next virtual technology club session, which will be taking place on Thursday June 22nd at 7:00 pm. On the night we’ll be joined by Alexander Jensen, Community Director of the internationally acclaimed Be My Eyes iPhone app that is connecting people with impaired vision to a vast …Read More about VIRTUAL TECHNOLOGY CLUB THURSDAY 22ND JUNE
NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre will hold its annual open day this year on Wednesday, June 21st, between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm. Our open day offers prospective students, their family, friends and other professionals an opportunity to visit the centre, meet with staff and get an overview of the ‘Learning For Life’ training programme. Current …Read More about NCBI’s Rehabilitative Training Centre annual open day
This month: Darragh Ó Héiligh joins Stuart to talk about significant accessibility enhancements in Windows Narrator which are particularly evident as part of the most recent Creators update. Darragh has written about this subject on his blog. Stuart demonstrates the Dot Watch, the world’s first ever Braille smart watch. Sharon Lyons is here for …Read More about Technology Podcast Episode 61: June 2017
Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. This guide describes how to use Narrator with the Windows 10 Creators Update on desktop PCs, providing you with enough info to start exploring Windows, using apps, and browsing the web. It’s written for those who use a screen reader regularly. Download the Get started with Narrator Guide
This tutorial has been written by our Technical Support Officer Paul Traynor. Here are some useful instructions on configuring an email account in Mozilla Thunderbird. After the installation of Thunderbird and it is opened up on screen, open the “View menu”, “Alt + V and arrow down to “Toolbars submenu”. Right arrow in here and …Read More about Tutorial: Configuring an Email Account in Mozilla Thunderbird
Thanks so much to all who have decided to take part in this year’s Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon for NCBI. We really appreciate your support. For those that haven’t chosen a charity, you’re welcome to join #TeamNCBI, just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org With just one week to go, here’s some information for the day; Starting …Read More about #TeamNCBI – Info for the day!
MAKE LEMONADE! Well done to this group of entrepreneurs in Beech Park Estate, Leixlip, Co. Kildare, who ran a lemonade stand last week for NCBI and raised €80! Thank you to all the children and their supporters.
Our second Virtual Technology Club took place on Thursday May 25th. Our next session is scheduled for 19:00 on Thursday June 22nd. In this session we demonstrate Humanware’s BrailleNote Touch, which runs on Android. There’s a discussion about an accessible way to install different versions of Windows using the free NVDA Screen Reader, and …Read More about Virtual Technology Club Podcast: BrailleNote Touch, Talking Windows Installation and Audacity Sound Editing Course
Over 90 clubs have registered to participate in the NCBI Specsavers HolmPatrick Cup so far this year! We are thrilled to welcome Specsavers Ireland as our Headline sponsor for the 2017 and 2018 competition. The competition is in its 85th year and will see thousands of golfers compete to win a trip of a life …Read More about Thousands of Golfers Supporting NCBI this year!