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VICUG NYC:
The Visually Impaired Computer Users'
Group of New York City

VICUG NYC's Meetings Temporarily Suspended

Due to a current lack of a physical host, VICUG NYC has suspended its regularly scheduled General Membership Meetings until further notice. Whilst every effort is being made by the Executive Committee to locate another appropriate meeting venue (either temporary or permanent) for VICUG NYC, please make use of VICUG NYC's emailing list, VIC-NYC@columbia.edu as a virtual meeting place -- not only to inquire about specific problems or products, but as a means of keeping VICUG NYC the strong, peer-support organization that YOU have created over the past eleven years.

Please check this space regularly, or call the VICUG NYC HotLine: 1 212 502 7664, to keep abreast of the latest developments.

Welcome to the VICUG NYC web site. Hopefully, you have accessed this web site because you, or someone you know, are interested in becoming involved with a peer support organization for blind and visually impaired computer users of all skill levels in the New York City area. Similar support groups exist in Boston, Chicago, Pittsburgh, San Francisco, Wilkes-Barre (Pennsylvania), and Kansas City--to name but a few. This site has been created to foster the growth of a strong and supportive network of access technology consultants, educators and computer users in the New York Metropolitan area.

VICUG NYC normally meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the second WEDNESDAY of every month, at Lighthouse International's Manhattan office, which is located at 111 East 59th Street, on the north side of the street, between Lexington and Park Avenues. If you have any questions about subway lines and bus stops in the vicinity of Lighthouse International's Manhattan offices, please call the Lighthouse directly: 1 212 821 9235 (or 1 800 829 0500 outside of the 212 area code).

Please note that, whilst the venue of future meetings has stabilized, the date and time, as well as the frequency, of future General Membership Meetings may suddenly switch. And, remember, effective Spring 2005 until futher notice ALL of VICUG NYC's General Membership Meetings have been suspended.


Please use the following menu to:

  1. Check the schedule of upcoming meetings and special programs
    1. Minutes of Past Meetings
    2. Educational Resources From Past Meetings
  2. Let VICUG NYC know what topics interest you
  3. Learn about VICUG NYC's Special Interest Groups
  4. Join VIC-NYC: VICUG NYC's Emailing List
  5. Contact And Learn More About Group Members
  6. Learn about Topical Topics of Interest
    1. eSight's Community News Blog
  7. Learn about The History and Philosophy of VICUG NYC
    1. World Trade Center Disaster Photographs Described
    2. World Trade Center Emergency Info (archived snapshot)
  8. Read VICUG NYC's Bylaws
  9. Brainstorm! the ball's in your court--lightning rod anyone?
  10. Learn about Blind/VI Service Providers in the NYC Area
    1. Learn About AFB's Career & Technology Information Bank
    2. eSight Careers Network: "A Bridge Connecting Business Leaders to Talent in the Disability Community"
  11. Find out about other Blind Computer User Groups Nation-Wide
  12. Learn how you can share ideas with other VICUGs
  13. Links to non-profit organizational information
  14. Other Computer User Groups in the NYC Area
Please address any questions and comments about this site to VICUG NYC's WebMonster, Gregory J. Rosmaita

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