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Have you ever heard of "region" (or "landmark") when navigating a website with a screen reader? If so, what are they, what do they do, and why are they important? These were some of the questions asked and answered when PRCVI did a group outreach visit near the end of the 2021-22 school year. Several TSVIs and visually impaired students came together to tackle some web navigat ...

On Friday, June 10, more than a hundred students with visual impairments and TSVIs, educational assistance, parents, siblings, and peers came out to participate in the Lower Mainland Sports Day for the first time in two years! The annual Sports Day, organized by local TSVIs, O&M specialists, and BC Blind Sports, with support provided by PRCVI, provides an accessible sports ...

The third Thursday in May is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). In keeping with the spirit of GAAD in centering the perspectives of users and critically engaging users as co-designers of more accessible and equitable futures, our Outreach Team at PRCVI hosted a virtual panel of recent blind and low vision K-12 graduates. Participants are currently navigating post-second ...

When the COVID-19 pandemic first arrived in early 2020, educators everywhere found themselves pivoting to providing remote and online learning. The outreach team at PRCVI was asked to provide outreach and collaboration with a couple of British Columbia TSVIs in delivering virtual braille games. The PRCVI outreach team has continued to deliver this group outreach opportunities f ...

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