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Loadstone GPS for the Blind for IOS

#LoadstoneGPS is a powerful, easy-to-use app that enables blind pedestrians to "go blindly where everyone sighted has gone before". Version 1.4, featuring the much-requested turn-by-turn navigation feature, hit the App Store in August 2019.

VocalEye Descriptive Arts Society

VocalEye provides live audio description to make theatre performances and arts events accessible to people with vision loss.

The Internet Writing Workshop

A community where writers can submit and critique written works via email lists.

The Elements of Style

A guide to improving your writing: punctuation, sentence structure and much more.

Professional Associations


BC Teaching English as an Additional Language Association.

 Literacy BC

Literacy resources for educators and learners.

Centre for Canadian Language Benchmarks Resources for language assessments and curriculum development for ESL teachers and learners.

Educational Programs


The Individualized Community Adult Reading Education (ICARE) Program helps English-speaking adults who want to improve their basic reading, writing and/or numeracy skills by matching them with a trained volunteer literacy tutor.


ELSA stands for English Language Services for Adults. The ELSA program provides basic and intermediate level English training for adult newcomers to Canada. ELSA is government-funded and is free to students.

Vancouver International College

Offering English as a Second Language classes in Vancouver.

Franklin Virtual Schools

Explore complete GED support options like registration and preparation from Franklin Virtual Schools

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Reviews of Described Theatre and Events

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