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Creating Audio Description - Behind the Scenes and Between the Lines: A Conversation with an Audio Describer Who Wants to Learn from You, the Listeners - A Blog Post by jeff Thompson

Jun 17, 2019

Jeff Thompson:

Creating Audio Description (AD) is an interesting area of work. To be placing information into gaps and moments not necessarily intended for AD yet the art of placement and conciseness is quite the skill.
What got your interests in AD?

Audio Describer:

I have my bachelor's degree in literature and have...

What Makes a Disability? A Blog Posts by Kelsi Hansen

May 28, 2019

According to Merriam-Webster, the definition of disability isa physical, mental, cognitive, or developmental condition that impairs, interferes with, or limits a person's ability to engage in certain tasks or actions or participate in typical daily activities and interactions. And according to the Oxford English...

Dogs-Guides or Pets? Blog Post by Kelsi Hansen

May 10, 2019

I have a pet dog, and I am often asked if he is my guide dog. Sometimes I am asked why I don’t have a guide dog, and just have a pet dog. This is kind of a complex answer. Having a guide dog, or not having one, is a decision each blind individual needs to make on their own. It is a personal decision, and there is no...

Embarrassing Situations - Are They Really Embarrassing? Blog Post by Kelsi Hansen

Apr 27, 2019

I am frequently asked if I can visualize things, even though I can’t see them. And if I have a visual memory of what things look like from before I went blind. The answer is that yes, I do remember what most things that I have seen before look like. And yes, I can visualize my surroundings. That being said, I am...

The Importance of Soft Skills - A Blog Post by Kelsi Hansen

Apr 15, 2019

Recently, I was asked to write about soft skills because I excel in that area. Oddly enough, I had never heard of soft skills and had no idea what it meant when they said I was good at them. So I did some research, and it turns out that yes, I am good at soft skills. They just come naturally to me, and are not something...