[community] Looking for a new computer/tech funding

Foster, Julia Julia.Foster at kingstonhsc.ca
Mon May 16 21:00:46 UTC 2022

If you have any physical/dexterity issues that impact your ability to write, there are writing aids clinics (might be called augmentative communication clinics) at Toronto Rehab, Baycrest, West Park, Bridgepoint, and Surrey Place (and Bloorview and ErinOak) that tap into the Assistive Devices Program, but it has to be for a physical disability that affects writing. Each has its own population. I haven't ever used them, but learned about them in the past: https://rcto.ca/programs-rctech-outreach.asp. 

Julia Foster, MScOT, OT Reg. (Ont.)
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KHSC Vision Rehabilitation Clinic, in support of the 
South East Ontario Vision Rehabilitation Service (SOVRS)
Department of Ophthalmology
Kingston Health Sciences Centre-Hotel Dieu Site
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 I wondered whether anybody knows of any accessibility centers for technology in the Toronto area that help people with mobility impairments fund new computer software. I am still saving up myself to buy a new computer, with some of my living costs and the prospect even with me working. The rules around ODSP don't make it easy to keep a lot of the extra money I make working to put towards buying a new computer. Also, with Windows 11 needing a new computer and with me, although using more voice technology, I want a laptop that can easily handle Dragon. That's why I'm starting to put feelers out. Thank you.
Adam Roy Cohoon [name]
ARTIST/ACCESS advocate / Tech Tester
 cell. 416-710-0817 [text / voice]
skype: arcohoon
arcohoon at gmail.com

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