What You Will Find at the Lounge

The Marney Pearce Technology Lounge is open to Beyond Blindness members wishing to access computers offering access to JAWS, Zoom Text, Dolphin Guide, the internet, Scanner Reader and Skype.

Members with skills in these programs are available to provide learning assistance and support.

Opening Times

The lounge is open Monday to Friday. Bookings can be made between 9.30am- 3.30pm. The lounge is located at the Beyond Blindness head office at Cameron St Gilles Plains, just 12 km north east of Adelaide.

Earphones must be used in the lounge and are available to purchase for $5, or bring yours from home.


To make a booking please use the on-line booking form below, or contact the office on phone 8367 6088.

Technology Lounge Booking Request

  • use this form to request a booking for the Marney Pearce Technology Lounge. Technology Lounge opening times are Monday to Friday, booking times are between 9.30am to 3.30pm.

  • Please provide your name
  • Please provide the date you would like to book the technology lounge
  • Please provide the time you would like to start your booking
  • Please provide the time you would like to finish your booking
  • The best phone number you can be contacted on
  • The best email address you can be contacted on
  • On submitting this form you should be presented with a conformation Page. If you are not presented with a conformation page, please check for errors in the form. Errors will be highlighted.

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Reading Braille next to a computer keyboard

Tech Corner

Beyond Blindness has started up a new group called ‘Tech Corner’ allowing members to learn more about the latest technology such as iPads, iPhones and iPods.

Tech Corner meets fortnightly in the Marney Pearce Technology Room on a Wednesday from 10.30am – 11.30pm. Lunch is provided after the session for a cost of $3.