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Podcast With A Blindness Perspective.

Active Shooter Preparedness - for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals

Aug 30, 2019

Active Shooter Preparedness - for Blind and Visually Impaired Individuals

By Pete Lane

August 2019

Purpose

This document is intended to provide suggestions for what to do if we find ourselves in an active shooting event: how to recognize signs of potential violence around us, how we might react, and what to expect after...


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...