Because it is possible to personalise and re-calibrate accessibility features in Teams so much, we have decided to trial the group using this software first. Having an ongoing, always-there, safe chatroom and noticeboard seems a good way to ease us all into regular online communication that suits you personally and exists on your own terms. There is no pressure to download it as it can be used in browser, in your own time.
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Nice Time is going to attempt to host a safe and regularly available space online, through which we can later organise workshops and video meet-ups, depending on how people feel about these.
We’re still accepting responses to the Online & Accessible Survey 2020, so if you haven’t already, please head over there and tell us your thoughts.
Using Microsoft Teams
You can access and use Teams both through your web browser and/or through the Teams app, which is available for Microsoft, iOs, Apple, Android and even Linux. You do not have to download the app – feel free to ignore the shiny attractive purple button it offers you, and click the calm, grey ‘use on web browser’ button to its right.
I recommend waiting until I’ve emailed you the link to the group before signing up if you haven’t already, because that way it takes you through step by step into our group. If you want to set up beforehand, you can access the website here: https://teams.microsoft.com/
We’ve set up a ‘Group’ or ‘Organisation’ in Teams, called Indoor Explorers which you can join by by filling in the contact form below.
Alternatively you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with your email address, name, age and whether or not you’ve been involved with Pen Fight, Nice Time Arts or Still Ill OK before, either online or in person.