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WEBINAR, WEB MEETINGS, BROADCAST, BOOK CLUB and OTHER 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.



THIS MONTH


8/25 Sunday 2:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the fourth Sunday of each month. This month they will discuss WITHOUT FAIL by Lee Child, BARD DB 54539. After an assassination attempt, Jack Reacher is hired by U.S. Secret Service agent M.E. Froelich to assess the protection of vice president-elect Brook Armstrong. Reacher is assisted by his former colleague Frances but they can't stop additional attempts. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 710 434 624.

8/26 Monday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s TEK TALK program welcomes Winston Chen of Voice Dream talking about the newest features of Voice Dream Reader, Writer and Scanner apps for people with learning differences and visual impairment. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 839 935 813.

8/27 Tuesday 6:00 p.m.

TECH IT OUT webinar from Hadley School is a chat covering tips about everyday technology from a technology expert. Ask your questions and and share your experiences. Log in using the Zoom webinar platform, phone number 929 205 6099, and meeting I D: 468 325 263 or web Zoom with https://zoom.us/j/468325263.

8/27 Tuesday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FANTASY BOOK CLUB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month to discuss whatever fantasy book you've been enjoying. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 561 112 974.


8/28 Wednesday 10:00 a.m. CANCELLED

BRIGHTFOCUS CHATS are a monthly series of telephone discussions with health experts in macular degeneration who take questions from call participants on vision diseases, such as macular degeneration. The next one will be 9/25.

8/28 Wednesday 11:00 a.m.

Hadley’s TRAVEL TALK discussion group aims to help you discover tips and tricks and share your own experiences of traveling with a visual impairment. This month we'll explore PLANNING YOUR NEXT TRIP and how to get the most out of travel websites and how to research the accessibility of a vacation destination. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 747 785 022, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/747785022.

8/28 Wednesday 2:30 p.m.

WHAT'S COOKING? discussion group is from Hadley. Whether you're headed to the park, beach, or even just your own backyard, summer picnics are the perfect way to share food and fellowship with family and friends. This month’s topic is FABULOUS FERMENTATION. Whether you're a pro at preserving or bashful about bacteria, they'll explore the health benefits of this increasingly popular food preparation process. From yogurt to kombucha, sauerkraut to tempeh, join us as they unlock the mystery of fermentation. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 764 072 711, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/764072711.

8/28 Tuesday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FANTASY BOOK CLUB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month to discuss with the group whatever fantasy book you've been enjoying. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 561 112 974.

8/29 Thursday 8:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT and it meets once a month. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

8/29 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

8/30 Friday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FICTION OLD & NEW group will discuss THE GARDEN OF SMALL BEGINNINGS by Abbi Waxman, BARD DB87769. Still devastated by the death of her husband three years before, Lillian tries to focus on her young daughters. As part of a job illustrating an encyclopedia of vegetables, she takes a gardening class, which helps her to heal. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 613 313 488.

SEPTEMBER 2019


9/03 Tuesday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s A JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 177 809 772.

9/05 Thursday 8:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT and it meets once a month. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/05 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

9/05 Thursday 1:00 p.m.

Gardening Chat from the HADLEY GROWERS group every first Thursday.Today's topic is SENSORY GARDENS. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 448 101 015, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/448101015. Contact Ed Haines at ed@hadley.edu.

9/06 Friday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FICTION OLD & NEW meets the first Friday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 613 313 488.

9/07 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. Details here once a movie has been chosen. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

9/08 Sunday 2:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s BANQUET OF BOOKS meets the second Sunday of each month. This informal discussion of whatever book you're reading or have recently finished is a great way to get new reading ideas. You can contribute your opinions, and everyone is welcome. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 308 997 777.

9/12 Thursday 8:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT and it meets once a month. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/12 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

9/12 Thursday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s SCIENCE FICTION GROUP meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 495 209 850.

9/14 Saturday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WRITERS RETREAT meets on-line every second Saturday of the month. The goal is to improve the quality of your writing by sharing and discussing work with each other. Even if you're not an author yourself, you can help by critiquing. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 289 505 893. Contact Deborah Kendrick at dkkendrick@earthlink.net.

9/17 Tuesday 11:00 a.m.

Webinar on the federal FAIR HOUSING ACT AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES carries 1.5 ACTCP Credits and/or certificate of attendance. The Fair Housing Act prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings and in other housing-related activities based on disability and it applies to a wide range of persons and entities, including public housing agencies, property owners, landlords, housing managers, real estate agents, brokerage service agencies, and banks. Join this informative session as Amanda Motyka from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development will discuss protections under the FHA for persons with disabilities, and what are reasonable accommodations and modifications under the law.

9/17 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WORLDS OF BOOKS meets the third Tuesday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 286 200 556.

9/18 Wednesday 12:00 noon

Webinar in the MICROSOFT ACCESSIBILITY LEARNING WEBINAR SERIES on MICROSOFT TEAMS FOR INCLUSIVE COMMUNICATIONS. Presented by Natalia Jacobowitz and Rekha Patel. Microsoft Teams is the digital hub that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. Discover how it empowers everyone to collaborate inclusively. We will demo how to use a screen reader and keyboard shortcuts with Microsoft Teams. Register HERE.

9/19 Thursday 8:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT and it meets once a month. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/19 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

9/20 Friday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s NOVEL IDEAS group meets the third Friday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 584 149 162.

9/22 Sunday 2:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the fourth Sunday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 710 434 624.

9/24 Tuesday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FANTASY BOOK CLUB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month to discuss whatever fantasy book you've been enjoying. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 561 112 974.

9/26 Thursday 8:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT and it meets once a month. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

9/26 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

OCTOBER 2019


10/01 Tuesday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s A JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 177 809 772.

10/03 Thursday 8:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT and it meets once a month. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

10/03 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/04 Friday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FICTION OLD & NEW meets the first Friday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 613 313 488.

10/05 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. Details here once a movie has been chosen. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

10/09 Wednesday 11:00 a.m.

The Hadley CRAFTING CIRCLE discussion group meets to talk about all things creative. Do you long for a creative outlet but don't know where to get started? Join Hadley's crafting discussion group as we discuss all things crafty. From knitting to scrapbooking, quilting to sculpting, we will share ideas, tips, and tricks to enjoy many creative endeavors. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 372 618 244, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/372618244.

10/10 Thursday 8:30 a.m.

Weekly Spanish practice group from Hadley is called SPANISH CHAT and it meets once a month. Deborah Good, a Hadley Learning Expert, facilitates this phone chat for Spanish language learners of all levels. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 537 787 837, or browse to https://zoom.us/j/537787837. Contact Deborah Good at good@hadley.edu for more details.

10/10 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/10 Thursday 1:30 p.m.

Hadley’s WRITERS' CIRCLE recognizes NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH. Every November, writers around the world try to write a 50,000-word novel. The excitement is palpable! People meet online or in person to see how many words they can write in a set number of minutes. Writing groups even hold celebration parties. Curious, or do you prefer to write more slowly? This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 837 861 970, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/837861970.

10/10 Thursday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s SCIENCE FICTION GROUP meets the second Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 495 209 850.

10/12 Saturday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WRITERS RETREAT meets on-line every second Saturday of the month. The goal is to improve the quality of your writing by sharing and discussing work with each other. Even if you're not an author yourself, you can help by critiquing. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 289 505 893. Contact Deborah Kendrick at dkkendrick@earthlink.net.

10/13 Sunday 2:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s BANQUET OF BOOKS meets the second Sunday of each month. This informal discussion of whatever book you're reading or have recently finished is a great way to get new reading ideas. You can contribute your opinions, and everyone is welcome. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 308 997 777.

10/15 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WORLDS OF BOOKS meets the third Tuesday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 286 200 556.

10/17 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/18 Friday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s NOVEL IDEAS group meets the third Friday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 584 149 162.

10/22 Tuesday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FANTASY BOOK CLUB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month to discuss whatever fantasy book you've been enjoying. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 561 112 974.

10/24 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

10/27 Sunday 2:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the fourth Sunday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 710 434 624.

10/31 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

NOVEMBER 2019


11/01 Friday 5:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FICTION OLD & NEW meets the first Friday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 613 313 488.

11/02 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. Details here once a movie has been chosen. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

11/03 Sunday 2:00 a.m.

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME ends at 2:00 a.m.

11/05 Tuesday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s A JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 177 809 772.

11/07 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

11/09 Saturday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WRITERS RETREAT meets on-line every second Saturday of the month. The goal is to improve the quality of your writing by sharing and discussing work with each other. Even if you're not an author yourself, you can help by critiquing. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 289 505 893. Contact Deborah Kendrick at dkkendrick@earthlink.net.

11/10 Sunday 3:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s BANQUET OF BOOKS meets the second Sunday of each month. This informal discussion of whatever book you're reading or have recently finished is a great way to get new reading ideas. You can contribute your opinions, and everyone is welcome. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 308 997 777.

11/14 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

11/14 Thursday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s SCIENCE FICTION GROUP meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 495 209 850.

11/15 Friday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s NOVEL IDEAS group meets the third Friday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 584 149 162.

11/19 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WORLDS OF BOOKS meets the third Tuesday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 286 200 556.

11/21 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

11/24 Sunday 3:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the fourth Sunday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 710 434 624.

11/26 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FANTASY BOOK CLUB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month to discuss whatever fantasy book you've been enjoying. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 561 112 974.

DECEMBER 2019 AND LATER


12/03 Tuesday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s A JOURNEY THROUGH HISTORY group meets the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 177 809 772.

12/05 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

12/06 Friday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FICTION OLD & NEW meets the first Friday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 613 313 488.

12/07 Saturday 8:00 p.m.

SUN SOUNDS broadcasts the descriptive audio of a classic movie on the first Saturday of every month at 8:00 p.m. Details here once a movie has been chosen. For more information contact Sun Sounds at Info@sunsounds.org, or call the Tempe office at 480-774-8300, Tucson at 520-296-2400, or Flag at 928-779-1775.

12/08 Sunday 3:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s BANQUET OF BOOKS meets the second Sunday of each month. This informal discussion of whatever book you're reading or have recently finished is a great way to get new reading ideas. You can contribute your opinions, and everyone is welcome. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 308 997 777.

12/12 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

12/12 Thursday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s SCIENCE FICTION GROUP meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 495 209 850.

12/19 Thursday 9:30 a.m.

The Hadley EMBRACING BRAILLE discussion group meets with an open question-and-answer session just about every Thursday. This is a Zoom webinar and you can phone in to 929 205 6099 with meeting code of 726 631 757, or go on the Web at https://zoom.us/j/726631757.

12/14 Saturday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WRITERS RETREAT meets on-line every second Saturday of the month. The goal is to improve the quality of your writing by sharing and discussing work with each other. Even if you're not an author yourself, you can help by critiquing. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 289 505 893. Contact Deborah Kendrick at dkkendrick@earthlink.net.

12/17 Tuesday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s WORLDS OF BOOKS meets the third Tuesday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 286 200 556.

12/20 Friday 6:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s NOVEL IDEAS group meets the third Friday of each month at 6:00 p.m. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code 584 149 162.

12/22 Sunday 3:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s MYSTERY BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP meets on the fourth Sunday of each month. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 710 434 624.

12/24? Tuesday 7:00 p.m.

Accessible World’s FANTASY BOOK CLUB meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month to discuss whatever fantasy book you've been enjoying. Call in to 646-876-9923 using meeting code of 561 112 974.