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Podcast With A Blindness Perspective.

Mar 30, 2017

Chris Danielsen, Director of Public Relations for the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) explains the recent Supreme Court decision that strengthens the Individuals with disabilities Education Act. No longer can educators simply reinforce low expectations by not challenging students with disabilities, a meaningful...


Mar 28, 2017

While attending the Minnesota ACB convention, Jeff Thompson of the Blind Abilities Team talked to Aliza Olenick from Orcam. A new camera device that attaches to glasses and reads print, does object recognition, facial recognition and much more. Aliza demos the orcam in action and gives us a great feel for such an...


Mar 25, 2017

Blind Abilities presents another in its iPhone 101 series, in the Resources section. In this short audio clip, Pete Lane shows us some prices and specifications for iPhone models 6S, 7 and 7 Plus available through the iOS app, called “The Apple Store.” Pete illustrates how this app works and some of the other...


Mar 23, 2017

Blind Abilities presents Part 3 in their series on Aira, Visual Interpreter for the Blind. Pete chats with Amy Bernal, Director of Aira Agent Services, and Patrick Lane, Aira Agent Analyst about a myriad of fascinating topics. Listen as they share their insight into the duties of Aira Agents; their thoughts about user...


Mar 18, 2017

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Molly Wezel-Peterson shares her journey, her story, her coping while sitting down one on one with Jeff Thompson of Blind Abilities. From her earliest days, through high school and graduating college Molly tells us what it is like accepting Usher Syndrome and staying positive about her...