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Virtual Ability, Inc. Community Town Hall
as Presented in Second Life – January 15, 2011

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  • 1. Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 2. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 3. VAI Properties
    • 4. VAI Projects
    • 5. Financial Report
    • 6. Community Building - 2010
    • 7. Community Building - 2011
    • 8. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 9. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 10. VAI Properties
    • 11. VAI Projects
    • 12. Financial Report
    • 13. Community Building - 2010
    • 14. Community Building - 2011
    • 15. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 16. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 17. VAI Properties
    • 18. VAI Projects
    • 19. Financial Report
    • 20. Community Building - 2010
    • 21. Community Building - 2011
    • 22. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Ability
    SL Community:
    • 522 members in SL Group
    • 23. Numerous volunteers participating in multiple projects:
    • 24. Virtual Ability Island
    • 25. VAI Greeters
    • 26. Cape Able / Cape Serenity
    • 27. Transcription Services
    Virtual Ability, Inc.
    RL Corporation:
    • Chartered in Colorado, USA
    • 28. 501(c)(3) non-profit status allows tax exempt donations
    • 29. Board of Directors:
    Gentle, Treasure, Pecos
    • Files required state and federal tax and legal forms
    • 30. www.VirtualAbility.org
  • Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 31. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 32. VAI Properties
    • 33. VAI Projects
    • 34. Financial Report
    • 35. Community Building - 2010
    • 36. Community Building - 2011
    • 37. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Ability Properties
    • VAI is very pleased and proud to announce that it has purchased 2-year extensions for all five of its islands:
    • 38. Virtual Ability
    • 39. VAI Sanctuary
    • 40. Healthinfo Island
    • 41. Cape Able
    • 42. Cape Serenity
    • 43. All islands are fully paid into 2013
  • 44.
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  • 47.
  • 48.
  • 49. Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 50. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 51. VAI Properties
    • 52. VAI Projects
    • 53. Financial Report
    • 54. Community Building - 2010
    • 55. Community Building - 2011
    • 56. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Ability Projects
    • AVESS
    • 57. Community College Open Textbook
    • 58. Transcription Services
    • 59. Participation in Linden Lab projects
    • 60. Accessibility Evaluations
    • 61. Presentations and Publications
  • Virtual Ability Projects
    • In 2010 VAI expanded to a second virtual world: InWorldz
    • 62. www.InWorldz.com
    • 63. Come visit us there at: Tropico 190, 179, 24
  • Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 64. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 65. VAI Properties
    • 66. VAI Projects
    • 67. Financial Report
    • 68. Community Building - 2010
    • 69. Community Building - 2011
    • 70. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Financial Summary
    • 190% increase in income compared with 2009
    • 71. As with 2009, income slightly exceeded outgo
    • 72. No Employees
    • 73. All SL islands fully paid through the end of 2012
  • 74. Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 75. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 76. VAI Properties
    • 77. VAI Projects
    • 78. Financial Report
    • 79. Community Building - 2010
    • 80. Community Building - 2011
    • 81. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Ability Communities Events 2010
    • Rez-Day Parties / Deaf Chat Coffee
    • 82. Themed Events (Dances, Haunted House, etc.)
    • 83. Special Groups: Book Club, When Things Go Out of Control
    • 84. Mentoring / Greeting
    • 85. Group Chat: questions / crises / conversation
    • 86. Participation with Researchers, Educators and Librarians
    • 87. Art Gallery Openings
    • 88. Mini-classes
    • 89. ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Day
  • Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
    • Introductions
    • 90. Overview of VAI: SL and RL
    • 91. VAI Properties
    • 92. VAI Projects
    • 93. Financial Report
    • 94. Community Building - 2010
    • 95. Community Building - 2011
    • 96. Questions and Answers
  • Virtual Ability Communities
    How to contact us outside of Second Life:
    Visit our web site: www.VirtualAbility.org
    Send us an email: info@VirtualAbility.org, or gentle@VirtualAbility.org
    Visit us in InWorldz
    Join our Facebook group: Virtual Ability
  • 97. VAI 2011 Opportunities:
    • Help us with Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, etc.
    • 98. Help plan an event
    • 99. Teach a class or mini-lesson
    • 100. Lead a Field Trip or excursion
    • 101. Help send event notices to bloggers and the press
    • 102. Join the SL Assistive Technology Group
    • 103. Suggest something you would like to do!
  • Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    Agenda:
  • Thank You!
  • 111. Virtual Ability
    Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011
    www.VirtualAbility.org
  • 112. Virtual Ability – Community Town Hall
    January 15, 2011 10:00-11:00 am SLTime
    VAI Sanctuary Island
    www.VirtualAbility.org