Tuning Up the Accessibility Engine, or, Grinding Gears and Pleasurable Growing Pains

When we last wrote, people had begun to sign up. We were all excited and hopefully anticipating all sorts of helpful feedback. And by George, we got it, though it wasn’t all quite what we expected. Those of us who have been poking around on the web are used to the idea that accessibility is …

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What Happens When You Push the Button?

What happens when you push the button depends on the design of the machine that the button controls. In our case, “the machine” consists of resources provided by Thinkific, the learning management system platform where we build our courses, and ConvertKit, the Email automation system that allows us to have effective and efficient communication with …

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Eyes-Free Academy Launched – Discover Mind’s Eye Navigation on the iPhone Touch-Screen

iHabilitation Canada is pleased to announce the launch of The Eyes-Free Academy, providing online multi-media content via a fully accessible Learning Management System. Our first course, offered free of charge, is entitled “iPhone Eyes-Free – Mind’s Eye Navigation on the iPhone Touch-Screen”. You can visit the academy here: ihabilitation.thinkific.com. This introductory iPhone Eyes-Free course is …

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Our First Course Has Launched!

The Eyes-Free Academy is pleased to announce that our first free beta course has launched! iPhone Eyes-Free can be found here: ihabilitation.thinkific.com. Please sign up/sign in and check it out! The course has six inclusively-designed sections (introduction, lessons, and summary), each presented in audiovisual and text-only formats for ease of use by anyone.

Update – An Exciting Ontario Trip!

Well, here we are, back in beautiful Victoria (except for the unseasonably cool and rainy weather) after a most rewarding trip to Toronto and southern Ontario – London, Brantford, etc. My May 1st iPhone workshop at BALANCE for Blind Adults was very well received, even though only 10 or so of the 25 expected participants could be …

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Springing Into Spring

How are we progressing? Spring still in our step? Definitely yes, and hopefully you’re enjoying it as much as we are. We were pretty busy finishing and tweaking the lesson text over the last couple of weeks.Now lessons 3, 4 and 5 of our free introductory course videos have been recorded and edited, along with a …

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The Eyes-Free Academy Comes To Life

Hello everyone! Yes, Spring has definitely sprung! New blog, complete with RSS feed and everything! Progress on course and website development and participation in various webinars as we learn more about getting this show off the ground. And since this is actually Tuesday, it’s time for another appearance by me, Tom Dekker, as “The iHabilitation …

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