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WEBINAR, BROADCAST, BOOK CLUB and TELECONFERENCE CALENDAR

Every entry here has a significant visual impairment component. These are live meetings where one's actual physical presence is not expected, such as webinars, teleconferenced club meetings, radio programs, and book club discussions. All times are converted to Mountain Standard Time unless clearly indicated otherwise. JAWS users can navigate by headings or paragraphs. Press the letter H to move through the headings, or Shift H to step backwards through the headings.



12/14 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. This month it is THE NO. 1 LADIES’ DETECTIVE AGENCY by Alexander McCall Smith, BARD DB55503, Bookshare 1129106, or Audible B002UZMUJW. Mma "Precious" Ramotswe opens a detective agency in Botswana when she inherits her father's cattle. People consult her about straying husbands, fraudulent business associates, and missing children. Along the way she learns their life stories and tales of Africa. Participants must be or become a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

12/24 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families hosts a monthly PEER SUPPORT NETWORK CALL where you can come to discuss anything about being a blind, visually impaired or sighted parent, grandparent or guardian raising a blind, visually impaired or sighted child. This is a chance to ask questions, to raise concerns, and to tell your own story to others in a safe and supportive environment. Calls will begin with a guided discussion on a specific topic but each call will include an open forum where any participant can bring up any issue of concern in order to get advice and support from other participants. Feel free to share this information with anyone whom you believe might benefit from these calls. Dial 712-432-3900 and enter code 796096. Contact families.acb@gmail.com for more information.

JANUARY 2018


1/11 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

1/14 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families Board meeting teleconference call each second Sunday. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

1/18 Thursday 9:00 a.m.

Pay webinar from the International Association of Accessibility Professionals is titled BEYOND THE BASICS OF PDF ACCESSIBILITY has a target audience of anyone working in the field of accessible document design and document authors. PDF documents are not all created with accessibility as a goal, but content in PDF must be accessible to all end users. This session will show you how to identify and address the next level of accessibility barriers in PDF documents. In addition to learning about more complicated PDF repair, this session will bring you up to speed with user agent support for PDF and help prepare you to provide appropriate guidance to clients and customers creating PDF content.

1/28 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families teleconference peer support call call each fourth Sunday. These create an opportunity for participants to give and receive peer support, information, tips and tricks, on many topics. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

FEBRUARY


2/08 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

2/11 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families Board meeting teleconference call each second Sunday. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

2/25 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families teleconference peer support call call each fourth Sunday. These create an opportunity for participants to give and receive peer support, information, tips and tricks, on many topics. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

MARCH AND LATER


3/08 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

33/11 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families Board meeting teleconference call each second Sunday. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

3/25 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families teleconference peer support call call each fourth Sunday. These create an opportunity for participants to give and receive peer support, information, tips and tricks, on many topics. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

4/08 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families Board meeting teleconference call each second Sunday. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

4/12 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

4/22 Sunday 7:00 p.m.

ACB Families teleconference peer support call call each fourth Sunday. These create an opportunity for participants to give and receive peer support, information, tips and tricks, on many topics. For details contact Ron Brooks at ronbrooks67@gmail.com.

5/10 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

6/14 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

7/12 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.

8/09 Thursday 10:30 a.m.

The ARIZONA TALKING BOOK LIBRARY has a monthly book discussion group that meets by phone usually on the second Thursday of the month. Participants must be, or become (it’s easy), a member of the Talking Book Library, have a telephone, and agree to read the upcoming announced book. All books are available through the library’s mail program and through BARD. Contact them at 602-255-5578 or at 800-255-5578 outside of the Phoenix metro area.