Welcome to VIBUG

VIBUG is the Visually Impaired and Blind User Group, serving blind and visually impaired computer users primarily in Massachusetts. If you'd like to know more about us, you can download our flyer, which is available as a Microsoft Word document, or a braille formatted file. We encourage you to share this flyer with people you think would be interested in our computer users group.

Vibug membership registration, dues, and notices

VIBUG membership costs $20 a year. To Become a Vibug member and/or join our Vibug mailing list, Fill out the Vibug membership form. To make a secure online payment with a credit card or your PayPal account, select the following PayPal button.

You may also join VIBUG by coming to a meeting and paying your dues by cash or check. All checks should be made payable to VIBUG. If you have any questions, please contact our treasurer Bob Resnick at rresnick1@comcast.net

Notice of VIBUG Meeting

The next meeting of VIBUG will be held on Saturday, December 13, 2014, from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M. at 77 Mass. Avenue, Building 5, Room 134, on the campus of MIT.

In addition to our question and answer period, we will have a visit from Winston Chen, the developer of Voice Dream, which was featured at last month's meeting. Mr. Chen is also developing an accessible text editor which he will discuss.

David Kingsbury will also demonstrate the KNFB reader and, time permitting, the MBTA commuter rail app.

If you cannot join us in person and are a 2014 member in good standing, contact me at president @vibug.org for the password for online access by December 12 at 05:00 P.M. BTW, give yourself or someone else the gift of knowledge and comradery this season by obtaining your 2015 VIBUG membership. You can do so easily by going to "" and paying with PayPal.

See you on the 13th.
Amy Ruell, VIBUG President

Follow this link for Directions to the VIBUG meeting room at MIT.

On-Line Participation Available to VIBUG Members

Members in good standing are invited to join us for meetings online in real time. All members will be given the password for the online chat room when their dues is received by our treasurer and/or president.

Members are reminded not to share this password with anyone who is not a VIBUG member. Failure to adhere to this rule will result in loss of online participation privileges.

On the day of the meeting, go to the VIBUG Meeting Room, and click on the link to install a small plugin if you are visiting the room for the first time. Once the plugin has been installed, click on the link to enter the room. Enter your name at the Username prompt, and your password when asked for a password.

If you need assistance with logging in online, please contact Amy Ruell, VIBUG president by phoning the VIBUG mailbox at 617-383-9560, or writing to president@vibug.org.

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Send questions or comments about VIBUG to Amy Ruell, VIBUG President, or leave a message in the VIBUG mailbox, (617) 383-9560.

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last updated: Monday, December 1, 2014